roads

Arts & Culture
Highways changed America forever, but they left a trail of flattened homes and fractured neighborhoods.
Environment
I drove to a national park with my husband for a nature-filled retreat this summer. The drive was long and the hour twilight. The roads were gray and shadowed, trees forming triangular apparitions on either side.
Tech
According to Google, 94 percent of automobile crashes are due to human error, and more than 33,000 people are killed each
Chicago
For generations, this country's transportation infrastructure served as the backbone of our economic success. We dreamed big, we built bigger, and our economy flourished. But today, our crumbling infrastructure is slowing economic growth.
Videos
The Rasa is a two seater ‘network electric’ car, powered by a hydrogen fuel cell. It’s the synthesis of all these technologies that delivers the groundbreaking efficiency and range, many times better than inserting fuel cells into conventional, heavy, vehicles.
Politics
MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — We are officially in road construction season — also known as spring and summer in Minnesota.
Business
If there is a driveway or road from a public road crossing your land to a house or field behind your land, this access may be an easement. This comment provides an incomplete educational introduction to easements. Always consult an experienced attorney in all easement, access, and real estate situations.
Politics
There are 61,000 structurally deficient bridges in the U.S. today and 28 percent of urban roads are in substandard condition. Quite simply, the nation's transportation infrastructure is in crisis. Congress has the ability to change it. But it must put forward a bill that takes both funding and safety seriously.
Politics
The Teamsters aren't sitting idly by on this issue. In fact, the union will be front-and-center demonstrating its opposition to allowing trucks to pull twin 33-foot trailers nationwide during a Capitol Hill media event Wednesday.
Detroit
Michigan is a mess. Everybody's talking about Tea Party Republican State Representatives Cindy Gamrat, Todd Courser and their freaky-deaky love affair.
Politics
Boxer said she expects Democrats will be “cooperative” and is “encouraged” by conversations she’s had with McConnell’s staff
Travel
Here are some of the most bizarre traffic laws in the United States. And yes, there will be a quiz. Given by the police. If you speed. So print this out.
Politics
“I was a contractor for 20 years of my life, and I know something about this. It takes lead time. You have to know how much
Impact
Reducing speed, cracking down on drinking and driving, using helmets on bikes and motorcycles, restraining children in vehicles and establishing safe school zones are all incredibly important steps that will prevent injuries and save lives.
Detroit
I've said it before and I'll say it again: The Michigan Chamber of Commerce has a real pair of you-know-whats to ask Michigan voters for sacrifice when they're giving nothing up themselves.
Politics
Some people see infrastructure as about as exciting as watching paint dry. We here at the Eno Center for Transportation, a national transportation policy think tank, eat reports on infrastructure for breakfast. And we know that our infrastructure needs much more than a new coat of paint.
Travel
Set a limit to how many hours that you will drive that day and stick to it - I will only drive 10-12 hours a day maximum during winter hours and 12-14 during summer (More daylight. I don't care for driving alone at night) Even if I make better time than expected, I will not drive any farther in a single day.