Ah the dreaded carpool…leaving your house at 5:20 AM to drive 20 minutes to a parking lot by the local Timmy’s to wait 10 minutes to meet five other people who work in your building downtown. It’s “Bill’s” turn to drive this week so you pile into his car. And you get on [...]
Monthly Archives: April 2008
O.K. so now we have some serious perks about being with PickupPal and teaming up with awesome festivals like the Virgin Festivals - Virgin Mobile Canada.
Since we are providing Ridesharing to all of their festivals across Canada, we just had to have a booth at the eco-village at the festival. I was [...]
Well we are 102 days since the launch of PickupPal and we are so thankful for the warm response we have received from all of you out there and our strategic partners. PickupPal has been working on organizing with a whole host of like minded organizations to provide Ridesharing options.
A month ago we launched [...]
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Halloween + Candy Apples = Ruining it for everyone
O.K. so I will admit that is a really weird thing to talk about in the Spring and just an odd statement in general - however hear me out. If you grew up in North America as a kid any time after 1967 [...]
When I was a younger man I studied Urban Planning and during the four years studying all aspects of Urban Design, Transportation Planning, Participatory Planning, Environmental law - all that there was one thing we never talked about - what effect will an increase in the cost of energy have on the viability of suburban [...]
I just love reading Seth Godin’s blog because there are times that he can really put things in a very succinct way. His latest post - You’re Right! is a great example of taking the time to think through the feedback that you get.
A big part of my job is to review [...]
The shear craziness of that statement makes me wonder how anyone can believe anything analysts and experts say - IEF 2008: OIL AND GAS WILL LAST DECADES. When we started PickupPal in the fall of 2007, (some 8 months ago), Oil was creeping up to the $80 a barrel and at that time the [...]
The Toronto Transit Commission (TTC) is telling commuters in the Toronto area to brace themselves for a general strike at 4 a.m. on Monday Morning (April 21 2008) if they cannot reach an agreement by Sunday. On our end we have seen a massive spike in new members in Toronto – each [...]