Tag Archives: California

ratpag Talks Career-Killing (Something We’re Very Familiar With)

ratpag’s New Jersey correspondent doesn’t want you to live in a fantasy world where you blame your problems on everybody else [Editor’s note:  fantasy?].  Chances are, you’re doing something wrong [editor’s note:  that sounds like something you would say] .  Our friends … Continue reading

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High-Speed Rail Takes Some Shit; Shows Signs of Progress

The New York Times first released a more blunt headline of “Delays Persist for U.S. High Speed Rail” before before taking it down a notch and going with “$11 Billion Late, High-Speed Rail Is Inching Along.”  We guess that’s less … Continue reading

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Is Your Car Insurance Premium Funding Uber and Lyft?

Despite being a news source for rail and transit, we assume that some of our readers own personal vehicles and, if they’re responsible (suckers), pay for auto insurance.  Are those insurance premiums helping making Uber and Lyft profitable? Generally, insurance … Continue reading

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Life Without Transit and the Perils of Car Ownership, Part 3

  ratpag Enters the Wild West and Runs Into Signs, Signs, Signs ratpag awoke on this Part 3 of our four part investigate series along the hazy, unclear border between the Middle West and Wild West.  We think this border was somewhere along the … Continue reading

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Link Dump: BBC-Inspired Tips For Rail and Transit

It’s that time of week where your ratpag editors have simply lost interest in finding new rail and transit topics to present to you, the ungrateful reader, and so we dig deep into the ratpag correspondents archive to present the … Continue reading

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Link Dump

ratpag is full of ideas and would never stoop so low as to repeatedly reference 21 year-old episodes day after day after day when there are so many riveting transportation topics and discussions to be had.  So why did we … Continue reading

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A New Addition To Our Shit List Plus the New U.S. High Speed Locomotive and a Surprise!

ratpag needs to work on shortening some of its titles.  This will be discussed in our next board meeting (3 minutes after 7 between the 9th and 13th days of the 33rd iteration of the 39th cycles of meeting months, … Continue reading

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