Is this what “Smart Mobility” is, FoMoCo?
All right, when you’re doing your ENG (Electronic News Gathering) on the streets of San Francisco, as this one was doing the day after Donald Trump somehow got elected President, you’ve got some basic things to worry about.
The first is crime – either somebody will want to steal your stuff, at gunpoint sometimes, or they’ll want to vandalize your mobile news van. One way to handle this is to maintain a low profile. One way to do that is paint your van white in a plain vanilla wrapper, so that’s why most networked news vans are unmarked in the 415.
And the second, well, it’s handling complaints from the Gentle Viewers and passersby who start complaining about all the fumes your news van spews our hour after hour. So you attach a garden hose to direct exhaust up to the roof, thusly:
Like, how does this help?
Here’s the other way of doing it:
I’ll tell you, I can see how this kind of thing could lead to problems, you know, mechanically, but my real question is HOW DOES THIS HELP, AT ALL?
How on Earth does this help?
This truck was parked right outside of Black Rock Battery, so couldn’t it use shore-side power ala the Port of Frisco?
It’s mostly video these days, not photography per se:
Get your own, here
Tell the Truth 2016 visits Frisco in a 15-passenger van:
I’m thinking the CCC should prolly take their name off of their surplus vans…
I’ve never thought about this:
And I’m no longer curious, is what I’m saying.
Closing with this bit of hard-sell: “RESTROOMS DON’T LIE”
“What the Company provides in the restroom is evidence of how they care about their employees. Let’s face it, in business the restroom isn’t considered a profit center. Because the restroom isn’t a profit center it serves as a reliable measure of how much a company cares about its employees and visitors. Restrooms don’t lie. When someone cares it shows…”
You’d think a transportation company called kidsJET would use actual jets, but here’s what the fleet looks like:
$280 per month per kid? Oh. Uber or Lyft or Shuddle might be cheaper, non?
I have notes.
Welcome to San Francisco. So like you can’t double-park on Fell Street in the Western Addition, right? I mean, it’s like our substitute Freeway To The West, right? What you can do is go around the block. Sorry.
Also, one of the reasons why CBS made this…
I don’t think you can market safety with this style of van. Sorry. If anybody is still operating this kind of van, they should take out the last row and not put anything else there – just leave it empty is what I’m saying…
Anyway, I’ve never seen this company before.