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CU Podcast Episode #13: Coffee with Jeff Johnson

Walker Evans Walker Evans

In this week’s podcast we sit down for coffee with Jeff Johnson of Urban In-Fill and The Merion Village Blog to discuss a variety of topics including his “COTA Challenge” experiences, a recent trip to our economic-rival of Indianapolis, rail transportation in the Midwest, urban vegetable gardening, and the ever-changing landscape of our south side […]

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Final Results from the 2008 COTA Challenge

Walker Evans Walker Evans Final Results from the 2008 COTA Challenge

If you haven’t been following along, Jeff Johnson began a project last January that he calls “The COTA Challenge“. He wanted to see how much money he could save on gasoline and car costs over the course of an entire year by riding the bus as much as possible. Jeff posted a lot of blog […]

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Celebrating the 2008 COTA Challenge

Walker Evans Walker Evans Celebrating the 2008 COTA Challenge

Urban In-Fill wrote Celebrating the COTA Challenge December 2, 2008 by Jeff Johnson It started last January with the simple idea of using public transportation to get to and from work, but only when it was convenient. I spent $45 on a transit pass and $30 on gas and set out to determine if I […]

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19 Days into Urban In-Fill’s COTA Challenge

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Urban In-Fill wrote 19 Days January 19, 2008 by Jeff Nineteen days into the month and I’ve only used the car three times, and those times were for trips to and from work. Late hours and Sundays, when limited COTA schedules are the culprit. I’ve put a total of $30 in gas in the tank […]

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