Every director of every airport across the country will proclaim that their airport is the economic engine of their region. However, the regions’ businesses are not paying their fair share for airport construction and operations. Passengers are being stuck with the bill.
Three travel issues to think about — passports, bike sharing, and snowshoes. This week we muse about the colors of passports and why they are that way. We look at the rise of bike sharing systems. And, finally, we finish with a fascinating video about the art of snowshoes. Thank heavens we don’t need them […]
Here is one of the Travelers United series of videos covering rail transportation. View more videos about train and plane travel at the Travelers United video channel on YouTube.com.
There are many different ways to approach sightseeing. Some pore over guidebooks, searching for star-rated sights and planning their every move; others seem lackadaisical and wait for others to do the planning for them. For a Monday in Dublin, I took the random approach by walking out of my hotel door and deciding to take what came to me as I wandered across the city.
Let’s move into the 21st Century. Our nation’s current air traffic control (ATC) system is operating on technology from the 1960s. Aging radars still slowly sweep to determine the location of aircraft. Controllers use scraps of paper to keep track of planes. And, aircraft radios still use old-fashion knobs and dials.