Monthly Archives: December 2007

Killer Muni strikes again.

This is getting ridiculous. Rant. Link (Examiner) Link (SF Gate)

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Are taxis a “green” form of transit?

I love the premise of the Green Cab taxi company that started operating in the City this year. Sexy! Green! Buzzwords! Their cabs DO look good on the street. They stand out and offer clear differentiation from other cabs both … Continue reading

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New Year’s Eve Eve

Another tough day. The revelers were out full swing when I started my shift at midnight. I had constant fares until 3 am. Unfortunately, when the well ran dry at 3 am it never filled up again. Nobody had to … Continue reading

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Thanks for your 3 months of work on the competitive analysis, Suzy. Let’s meet at 3:30 tomorrow and figure out how to implement!

Here’s a great interview with Columbia University professor of management William Dugan about why brainstorming doesn’t always serve our needs as well as it could. I echo some of his thoughts from my personal experience below. Surely you’ve had these … Continue reading

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Slow driving

Today was a tough, tough day to drive a cab. I left the garage at 5 am. Nobody was out in the morning. I had about one fare per hour until around noon when the fare faucet started to drip … Continue reading

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Muni strikes again. Teen killed.

This time it’s the 9x Bayshore Express — articulated — tough busses to drive. Link (Examiner) Same rant as usual.

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It’s quiet in the City driving between holidays.

Above: an elevated view of Golden Gate Park in San Francisco. (Source) I didn’t want to fart around and write more blog entries yesterday, so I showed up to DeSoto early in the morning to see if they had an … Continue reading

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