In order to show the effects of a grid vs loop and lollipop road network, I downloaded the GTFS [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/General_Transit_Feed_Specification] files for Ride On [https://www.montgomerycountymd.gov/dot-transit/] bus here [https://transitfeeds.com/p/montgomery-county-department-of-transportation/235]. These are simply txt files,
Back in 2013, San Fransisco's Department of Public Works wanted to find ways to facilitate public feedback for the Second Street Improvement Project [https://www.codeforamerica.org/products/streetmix/]. Traditionally, planners have used paper cutouts and drawings to get feedback from the public, but this is time consuming, not very
MacOS has Homebrew [https://brew.sh/]. Linux has APT [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Advanced_Packaging_Tool]. Windows sort of has OneGet [https://github.com/OneGet/oneget]. I dual-boot Linux on my desktop, but unfortunately that doesn't seem too feasible [https://www.reddit.com/r/SurfaceLinux/comments/3w8du2/outofthebox_support_
As I spoke about a little bit in a previous post [https://justjensen.co/development-economics-and-the-united-states-partp-i-savings-theory/] , inadequate access to savings tools is a classic example of a poverty trap. Without basic banking services, smoothing consumption levels and preparing for emergencies is far more difficult. Income levels differ drastically across Washington D.
Hi everyone, This isn't a technical post, life has been kind of hectic the last few weeks. I've also spent most of my personal free time playing the fantastic Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild [http://www.polygon.com/2017/3/2/14753500/the-legend-of-zelda-breath-of-the-wild-review-nintendo-switch-wii-u] . So instead, here are some
During my Master's degree, I took a course in Development Economics from Cynthia Kinnan* (which had nothing to do with transportation directly). Throughout the course, I noticed that many of the concepts in the course could easily be applied to the United States. A lot of the statistics and economic
The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and the Office of the director of National Intelligence (DNI) issues a Joint Analysis Report (JAR) called GRIZZLY STEPPE [https://www.us-cert.gov/security-publications/GRIZZLY-STEPPE-Russian-Malicious-Cyber-Activity] . The analysis attributes the security compromises during the 2016 election to Russian actors who used Russian civilian and military
I have previously written about my Glicko ratings of competitive Heroes of the Storm (HotS) teams [https://justjensen.co/rating-teams-in-heroes-of-the-storm/], and how I put that information into a SQLite database [https://justjensen.co/setting-up-sqlite-on-windows-10/]. Up to this point though, I have been entering all of this information manually. In order