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Is it time to bring wireless services to the US national parks?

The US National Park Service (NPS) is under growing pressure to provide WIFI and cellular services for park visitors, at least, in the developed areas of the national parks, roads, and trailheads. Ned Levi discusses the pros and cons of the NPS installing these services.
By |February 25th, 2013|Columns|21 Comments|

Dear Mr. President Elect, here’s one traveler’s New Year’s wishes

Ned has a new year's wish list for President Elect Obama's Economic Recovery Plan and legislative suggestions to improve air travel and cruise ship safety.
By |December 30th, 2008|Columns|3 Comments|

Breathing in Beijing may be hazardous to your health

OK, you’ve got your flights to China and tickets to the opening ceremony, track, cycling and other Beijing Olympic events. You’ve read about the pollution in Beijing, so are you going to pack face masks? That’s a question running through the minds of many travelers going to the Olympics.
By |August 1st, 2008|Columns|6 Comments|