Americans Were Recently Made Aware of How Much We Spend on Air Transportation As Compared With How Little We Spend on Rail Transportation

By Arthur Frommer

Posted on 05/03/2013, 1:30 PM

During the recent week when the dreaded Sequester caused flights to be delayed all over the nation, resuting in grave inconvenience to millions, we learned that the purpose of the hold-up was to save some 5% of the money the federal government spends each year on air traffic controllers--the people in the airport towers. That 5%, we were told, amounted to 637 million dollars, which means--...

Recordings of the Broadcast ("The Travel Show") that Pauline and I Present Every Sunday, Can be Heard at They're Without Commercials

By Arthur Frommer

Posted on 05/01/2013, 1:45 PM

Because of problems too complex to discuss (and we're hoping to overcome them soon), podcasts (recordings) of "The Travel Show" with Arthur and Pauline Frommer (dad and daughter) aren't currently heard on iTunes. But you can listen to the same broadcasts (a) either live, on Sundays from noon to two, Eastern time, at, or (b) after the fact and for several months subsequently, via ...

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