Links of the Day:
– A Community Report Card produced by the Rochester Area Community Foundation and United Way is a fascinating read. First reported in the Democrat and Chronicle, the report paints a picture both hopeful and deeply disturbing.
The report spotlighted our region’s cultural attractions, affordable housing and high tech jobs. But it also showed deep divides among white and black residents, and city and suburban residents in the areas of infant mortality, child poverty and education.
The study shows a decline in median income, charitable giving and tourism revenue.
There are no surprises, but it is an opportunity for reflection on our community.
– Federal funds have been fueling Delphi’s fuel cell research. Those funds are in jeopardy.
– Only 9 percent of new cars sold are manual transmission. I am a stick shift die-hard.
– The Rochester Subway blog, in its fight to save 13 Cataract, is pointing out eyesores can be saved. Today’s installment looks at Station 55.