A Monday squeezed between Christmas and New Year. Weather-wise, it’s a good day to stay in if you don’t have to go out.
If you want to take the T to work you have to get to the station. If you don’t live near the station you have to drive to it. And then you have to park. Many lots are full by the morning rush and because of supply and demand prices for parking go up. And that’s on top of your T pass. Eventually you run the numbers and find it’s cheaper, quicker and more convenient to just drive in and park. That’s unfortunate but it’s a reality for a lot of people.
The hype was overblown but the potential for a Y2K catastrophe was real. Looking back, it was thanks to the work of a lot of dedicated people that we averted disaster twenty years ago.
Boston had 38 murders so far in 2019. There’s a list of each of the victims compiled by Adam Gaffin. By comparison with similar sized cities, San Francisco had 32, Milwaukee‘s total was 98, Baltimore had 339 and Philly, a slightly bigger city, had 351.
And, from Tulare, CA to Quakertown, PA, an autonomous truck delivered the butter. It was the first cross-country autonomous freight run.