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Are You A Car-Free Louisvillian? Speak Up

January 31st, 2014 · 3 Comments

A growing number of people living in Louisville are choosing not to own an automobile. Are you one of those car-free people? I want to hear your story! You’ll find my direct email address here (you don’t have to use the form – just use the address listed there). If you don’t think it’s important [...]

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Tags: Bikes · Green · Possibility City · Travel

Your Weekly Transportation Lady Video Update

January 31st, 2014 · Comments Off

This week the Transportation Lady focuses on the Transportation Operations Center:

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Tags: State Government · Travel · Video

It’s Okay To Daytime Drink When It’s This Cold

January 27th, 2014 · Comments Off

It will cost less to build two new Ohio River bridges, but the savings announced Friday won’t necessarily translate into lower tolls for drivers. [WDRB] When Louisville-Jefferson County Metro Government issued a challenge last week for developers to develop a new mobile app or product using TARC’s real-time data, it had a clear goal in [...]

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Tags: Bourbon · Charity · Cordish · Education · Gannett · Health Care · Ohio River Bridges · TARC · Travel · University of Louisville · Weather

Your Weekly Transportation Lady Video Update

January 24th, 2014 · Comments Off

This week the Transportation Lady spotlights Papaw Steve Beshear’s proposal to modernize the Mountain Parkway:

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Tags: State Government · Travel · Video

Possibility City Is Just A Dream – Not A Reality

January 23rd, 2014 · 2 Comments

The Kentucky Environmental Quality Commission will hold its quarterly public forum to discuss the Bluegrass Pipeline Today at 6:00 P.M., Department for Environmental Protection, 300 Fair Oaks Lane, Frankfort. [Press Release] The era of one-way streets in downtown Louisville may be coming to an end. As part of his two-year highway plan, Kentucky Gov. Steve [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Downtown · Ford · Indiana · JCPS · Lexington · Metro Council · Metro Government · Possibility City · Poverty · State Government · Steve Beshear · Travel · Water · Weather · Youth

State Govt. Finally Promoting Louisville’s Gems

January 8th, 2014 · Comments Off

We are loathe to publish entire press releases but the latest from the Kentucky Department of Travel and Tourism is too great to ignore. Frankfort is finally paying attention to all that Louisville has to offer. Here it is: Downtown Louisville Museums Offer a Great Winter Escape FRANKFORT, Ky. – Louisville recently turned up in [...]

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Tags: State Government · Travel

Indiana State Govt May Be Worse Than Kentucky

December 19th, 2013 · Comments Off

The highest number ever of Jefferson County Public Schools (JCPS) teachers have earned the highest professional standard in teaching. [WDRB] We love Louisville like crazy but come on. Louisville has been recognized in the current issue of National Geographic Traveler magazine as one of 20 “Best of the World” destinations. [C-J/AKN] A federal judge has [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Business · Charity · Economy · Education · Hype · Indiana · JCPS · Metro Council · Politics · Polls · State Government · Travel

How Many Gun & Pedestrian Deaths Today, Folks?

December 17th, 2013 · Comments Off

Humana, Louisville’s biggest white-collar employer, doesn’t provide enough support to local entrepreneurs, according to a new report commissioned by Greater Louisville Inc., the metro chamber of commerce. [WDRB] The Lyndon and Louisville Metro fire departments are moving ahead with discussions about a possible operating agreement. [C-J/AKN] Since WHAS11′s new news director thinks it’s appropriate to [...]

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Tags: Business · Charity · Death · Discrimination · Greater Louisville Inc. · Guns · Health Care · Indiana · Kentucky Derby · Lexington · Metro Government · Ohio River Bridges · State Government · Travel · Water

Your Weekly Transportation Lady Video Update

December 13th, 2013 · Comments Off

This week the Transportation Lady discusses a fancy (it’s not that fancy) new TARC (Transit Authority of River City) route that will cross the river from Louisville to Southern Indiana via I-65 beginning in January: The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet assisted with the service.

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Tags: Indiana · State Government · TARC · Travel · Video

Is There Really Less Crime? Or Just More Hype?

December 12th, 2013 · 3 Comments

Even with the bitterly cold temperatures, some people are still sleeping on the streets. [WDRB] Gov. Steve Beshear says regulations to implement Kentucky’s new health benefit exchange will move forward despite Republican efforts to block the rules in committee last month. [C-J/AKN] Why the hell is this news? What in the living crap is wrong [...]

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Tags: Crime · Economy · Health Care · Homeless · Indiana · LMPD · Oops · State Government · Travel · WHAS