Zipper junction northeast Pennsylvania

An Information RE-Boot

America’s Problem: No Towns Being Built (or old ones rebuilt) When was the last time you heard of a new town being built? Seriously, when? Decades ago in some history class describing the American Frontier, maybe? Now that’s not the ONLY problem the US has, in fact, the US has a lot of problems –…

Are you listening?

Meagan Ruppert here, a member off the ZIPPER JUNCTION™ team. I have a special message for you today… In the spirit of our nation’s recent birthday – and freedom and the pursuit of happiness – I have been feeling deeply called to begin speaking louder. Speaking louder about what, you ask? There are a lot…

Some Common Questions We Still Get (Part 4 of 4)

Today we’re wrapping up a series of articles addressing some questions that had come up on one of our social media channels. The conversation went like this… “I have seen this before, it is a nice thing but…….a few things that jump out are: 1 – Does that area have the tourism numbers to cover the expenses as the…

Some Common Questions We Still Get (Part 3 of 4)

We’re currently in the midst of addressing some questions that had come up on one of our social media channels. The conversation went like this… “I have seen this before, it is a nice thing but…….a few things that jump out are: 1 – Does that area have the tourism numbers to cover the expenses as the taxes will…

Some Common Questions We Still Get (Part 2 of 4)

Last week I reached out to address some questions that had come up on one of our social media channels. The conversation went like this… “I have seen this before, it is a nice thing but…….a few things that jump out are: 1 – Does that area have the tourism numbers to cover the expenses as the taxes will…

Some Common Questions We Still Get (Part 1 of 4)

Over the months of spreading the word about The ZIPPER JUNCTION Project™ and soliciting feedback in order to gauge community acceptance, several questions seem to always come up.  There are four that are pretty important to understand and were recently part of a conversation on one of our social media challenges. They were so good…

Top Ten Reasons to Build ZIPPER JUNCTION

This is really simple, a list of the top ten most compelling reasons to build (and operate) ZIPPER JUNCTION™. Let’s see your feedback on the list in the comments! Have at it!!! 1 – Bring honor back to “the trades” a.k.a. blue collar work and workers. Over the past several decades “the trades” have gotten…

Have you watched this?

I hope you’ve had a productive week! We’ve been quite busy over here at ZJ Headquarters and are getting ready to begin our local outreach efforts.  Before we do that, however, I figured now is a good time to re-share a couple  of videos about the WHY, HOW, & WHAT of our groundbreaking project.  We…

Realistic Timelines – What’s Possible?

Time is an interesting concept to get your head around sometimes. Things today seem to move at light speed. When you tap your phone screen you expect instantaneous connection to whatever app or email, video or article you wanted. Forget that the little device in your hand may very well have to travel to SPACE…

A Sincere Question

Do you believe in self-reliance and personal responsibility? And turning inward to remedy a problem or challenge?  I am not saying that people shouldn’t ask for help, but referring to a tendency to just expect a municipal or governmental agency to have the solution for whatever the issue may be.  This question goes beyond just…