Click Here to download ERS-2012-03-21 #290 With the recent warmer temperatures in the Midwest I love it and finally have faith that spring is actually a season that can be experienced in Chicago. Fewer stories again this week which make it a nice compact show, however a couple that are worthy of sharing. Next week is Spring break for my kids and I’m headed for a short trip to Florida to see my parents. No show next week but I may have a post to share so check the website next week. It all depends on how much swimming and fun we’re having. Keep up the good work everyone each and every day and make sure you’re doing your part to make elevators and escalators safer. News/Article Links: Elevator had other problems before death What are the chances you will die in a Philly Elevator? NEII® Insider Edition Elevator doors newest edition to museum Escalator breakdown delays MRT users Parking Garage modernization awarded Woman, strangled to death by clothes in escalator Accident on escalator MTA had hoped to replace Gaylen Hinton passes away Synergy Blue elevator cab $1.4 Billion project on hold to save baby owls EW Unplugged: Photo of the Week – LOL! Modeling an elevator using object-oriented analysis Elevator plan grounded, alternate considered temporary Man loses toe in escalator accident KONE launches energy-efficient direct drive for escalators Cool elevator photo Eco Build Starts Tomorrow New York Elevator City Inspections – Take more time? Costly, late elevator fixes pass council Plan to install new elevator delayed How It Works: World’s Fastest Elevator Maxton Instructs at BYU Attention Surfers Out There Support a great project!