The Loneliest Road in America – US Route 50

The Loneliest Road in America – US Route 50 Today I drove what Life magazine called the “Loneliest Road in America” — US Highway 50 from Carson City to Baker, Nevada.  It is also the route of the old Pony Express and part of the trail of emigrants and gold and silver prospectors. The route … Read more

LimePod: New Car Share Option

LimePod: New Car Share Option UPDATE: It looks like LimePod is shutting down operations at the end of 2019. Lime, the company behind the divisive scooters and bikes, has introduced a new product: LimePod.  LimePod is a new free floating car sharing option; a direct competitor to newly partnered Car2Go and ReachNow.  As of March, … Read more

Earn Alaska Airlines Miles with ReachNow

Earn Alaska Airlines Miles with ReachNow UPDATE: As of July, 2019, ReachNow has ceased operation.  RIP ReachNow Today ReachNow announced they are teaming up with Alaska Airlines to provide Mileage Plan members 50 or 100 Alaska miles per eligible ride.  This promotion is running through May 13, 2018, though I wouldn’t be surprised to see … Read more

Problems with ReachNow

Problems with ReachNow UPDATE: As of July, 2019, ReachNow has ceased operation.  RIP ReachNow I’ve been a ReachNow member since the day it launched.  The car share program started here in Seattle and has expanded to Portland and Brooklyn.  Owned by BMW Group, it is clear that a ton of money was poured in to … Read more