Was Last Night’s Time Change a Mistake?

Having happily enjoyed an extra hour of sleep, I just returned to standard time. So too did more than 300 million Americans in every state except Arizona and Hawaii. But should we “spring forward” next March? Consumer Spending With the energy savings…

Deciding When and Why to Change the Time

When states change the congressional mandate for daylight saving time they help and hinder business, labor, energy use and safety.

What Most of Us Don’t Know About Daylight Saving Time

Always controversial, the idea of daylight saving time started with railroads standardizing time and continued with a Congressional mandate.

Changing Times: Daylight Saving

Changing to daylight saving, have you ever thought about who should control time? During the 1880s, the railroads said that they should. With railroad companies observing 52 different times and even more variation among cities and towns, a group of…

Time, Money and the 2014 Winter Olympics

For Sochi, Russia, (the right) time will be money. The home of the 2014 Winter Olympics, Sochi has to decide just how much to coordinate its clocks with the Europeans. The issue is prime time. With an optimal schedule, the…