$19 one-way fares don’t always equate to a bad flight

Recently my family made the decision that we wanted to pick two days this summer to fly a round trip flight on Avelo Airlines and experience what their $19 fares are all about. It’s worth noting that when it comes to Avelo if you are flying them or looking to…

With the Rise of Public Transit and Car-Free Streets, Why Do People Need to Drive to the Central Business District?

San Francisco has an interesting relationship with cars. For decades many people and politicians wanted to have freeways all over the city — case in point Interstate 480. I-480, popularly known as “The Blight by the Bay”, existed in many stages for many years, before the Loma Prieta Earthquake destroyed…

Conglomeration of Jobs into the City Center is Creating Harsh Transit and Spatial Realities for the City

San Francisco — the city with the Golden Gate Bridge, Golden Gate Park, and Fisherman’s Wharf — what isn’t there to like? Actually quite a lot. San Francisco is an extraordinarily interesting city from a planning perspective. In many ways planners have gotten things right—a sprawling bus system and no…

How Senegal’s New Express Train Could Help Transform the Region

In December of 2017, all commercial airline flights flying into Dakar, Senegal, moved to the all new Blaise Diagne International Airport. The new airport represented a huge upgrade from the old Léopold Sédar Senghor International Airport and offered much more space for passengers and additional capacity for airlines. …

Jack Turner

Rising HS senior; I have interests in transit, sports, aviation, politics, progressivism, and everything in between.

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