Summer is finally here! Yes, I know it’s the beginning of June but to me, it’s summer when the kids are dragging us to the pool several times a week and we’ve got our garden planted. Great memories are made in the summer. Today I’m going to share some of my favorites from when I was a kid. Welcome to the 90’s… #ThrowbackThursday
What I’m Listening To– #ThrowbackThursday on Spotify.
What I’m Doing – Managing registration for an addiction and recovery conference.
What I want to know from you – What was your favorite 90’s toy or gadget?
Watch Colorful Bursts of Commuters From Each U.S. County While the American commute may not be fun, this colorful new visual representation of it certainly is. In it, the Michigan-based data enthusiast Mark Evans uses Census data to show Americans’ work-related commutes as bursts of colorful dots, contracting into and expanding outwards from each county in the U.S.
Boston Bans ‘Self-Combusting’ Hoverboards From Transit Attention people who like riding little vehicles inside much larger, faster vehicles: Boston’s not the place for you. The MBTA just banned hoverboards due to a “string of recent injuries, fires and explosions” nationwide.
Can China’s Futuristic ‘Straddling Bus’ Finally Become a Reality? This would definitely make a bus commute much more enjoyable. Make sure you watch the video!
- Survey: My Last 60 Days
- The Plural of You Highlights the Impact of ELGL
- Public Engagement in the Digital Age: Local Governments Surmounting Internet Negativity
- Break it Down: Increasing Women in Local Gov Leadership
- Break it Down: Managing the CIP
June 15 & 16 – GOVERNING Summit on Leadership & Innovation at Seelbach Hotel, Louisville KY
June 16 – Technology Efficiency Series: Trello at anymeeting.com/elglwebinar
June 21 to 24 – Association of Washington Cities Conference at Edward D. Hansen Conference Center, Everett WA
June 22 to 24 – WCMA & ILCMA Summer Conference at The Abbey, Fontana WI
Local Gov Confidential
Should Landlords Be Licensed? This is something that has been discussed off and on here in our small town with much debate.