Month: October 2015

The BJCTA Board proves it sucks at governance – again

The Birmingham Jefferson County Transit Agency board of directors has fired Ann August, the very effective executive director who lead the transit agency through a successful reorganization, acquisition of new buses, development of two new commuter routes, and the development of plans to optimize use of resources within the agency. Coverage from The Weld about her initial decision to leave in… Read more →

Tornadoes

Alabama gets a lot of tornadoes. (An AL.com article reminded me of this recently, with a severe forecast for the upcoming 2015 secondary tornado season.) [embeddoc url=”http://www.acanuckamuck.net/wp-content/uploads/2015/10/Improved_Average_Annual_Tornado_Reports.pdf”] It’s in the central U.S., a region stretching from Texas in the west to the Appalachian foothills in the east, and from the Gulf Coast in the south, up to the Great Lakes in… Read more →