Studies Suggest Ride-Sharing Reduces Drunk Driving, But Causation is Hard to Prove

Apr 14, 17 Studies Suggest Ride-Sharing Reduces Drunk Driving, But Causation is Hard to Prove

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Despite a recent wave of bad press, ride-hailing platform Uber has managed to retain its good reputation, especially in terms of reducing drunk driving accidents. But while a number of studies have suggested cities that have Uber have decreased alcohol-related crashes, researchers may need to be more careful when determining...

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While Understaffed, National Park Service Offers Free Admission April 16-24

Apr 07, 17 While Understaffed, National Park Service Offers Free Admission April 16-24

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In celebration of its 101st anniversary, the National Park Service will be offering free entrance during National Park Week from April 16-24. Visitors can cure their spring fever by enjoying any of the nation’s 417 national parks. Forbes reports that the establishment of the national parks started with the Act of March 1,...

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Wells in Maine Contaminated With Arsenic; Scientists Urge Residents to Take Action

Apr 06, 17 Wells in Maine Contaminated With Arsenic; Scientists Urge Residents to Take Action

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In Augusta, Maine, concerns are being raised about potential contamination in tap water. Scientists shared their research last week at the Maine Sustainability and Water Conference held by Senator George J. Mitchell Center for Sustainability Solutions. Scientists are encouraging residents to test their water for invisible...

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