Wednesday, August 21st, 2019

This year we are continuing our tradition of taking a look back to last year’s predictions.  You would think I would learn each year that making so many predictions just means I have more work to do the following year correcting them. I’m also increasing the odds I’ll be wrong. Some people think I’m just […]

Every year I make predictions, and every year we check them. Unlike other pundits, I actually hold myself accountable. It’s the masochist in me. This year promises to be an interesting year for Wisconsinites. Wisconsin’s new health care laws will slowly go into effect after the Obamacare delay. Spring and fall elections will promise surprises […]

Mass transit may not be the solution, either. Maybe it’s time to introduce these kids to the telecommute. In suburban areas like Seattle’s Northshore district, the Times reports, school officials are asking children to walk farther to their bus stops so districts can squeeze a few more miles per gallon. The scaling back of bus […]

Note: I received the following e-mail from Leah Harnack, associate editor of Mass Transit Magazine. My response is below. Mr. Wigderson, There were a number of questions and thoughts that came to mind as I read your rail expansion op-ed piece. The first thing that caught my attention was the reference to rail being early […]

And that, my friends, is why I don’t write my own headlines at the Waukesha Freeman. I take on the silly idea that trains are the future, partially in response to MMAC President Tim Sheehy’s column in last Saturday’s Waukesha Freeman. I’m sure Sheehy’s friends all congratulated him on taking on big, bad, talk radio’s […]