Good afternoon. I have a post on my other blog about mean "gotcha" questions for the debates.
- Streetlights and trail lights could soon stay dark because of a dispute over the streetlight maintenance contract.
- The GenOn power plant in Alexandria, which the Mt. Vernon Trail runs along side of, is now closed. This could lead to some major changes to the trail in that area, and it could make the rail spur to it available for trail conversion.
- Research shows that "wearing a helmet can substantially reduce (by up to 87%) the acceleration experienced by the skull during an impact and can aid the skull in resisting forces up to 470 pounds in a crush accident." I don't doubt that helmets can help reduce forces and accelerations and such. But this line kind of undermines their objectiveness: "The objective of this benchmark investigation was to provide scientific validation for an educational "Children's Bicycle Helmet Campaign" ..."