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Four more traffic myths

Shortly after I started this blog, I published a post on three traffic myths. Since that time, I have become aware of four more traffic myths that need to be addressed. 526 more words


I really want that bike!

This is probably one of my favorite “Stop Signs”.  Last year, to kick off the school year, I helped MC a back to school event.  This event was for students headed back to a brand new school.   391 more words



January 2008 was my first trip to Thailand, and I spotted this YOOT sign at the side of the tracks in Kanchanaburi, Thailand. We were traveling on what is known as “Death Railway,” which connects Ban Pong, Thailand to Thanbyuzayat, Burma. 49 more words


A Roadside Shrine

The best thing about Almost Iowa is the view.

Out here on the prairie, the rise and setting of the sun fills the entire sky and thunder storms, rolling across the Dakotas, reveal themselves hours before they strike – which is nice, but what’s best about the view, is you can always see who is coming. 458 more words


Toronto cycling advocates want 'the Idaho Stop' made law

WATCH ABOVE: Toronto cycling advocates calling for legal ability to run, roll through stop signs in residential areas. Mark Carcasole reports.

TORONTO — Cycling advocates are calling for a change to provincial government regulations to allow them to do “The Idaho Stop.” 388 more words


Mesquite Bend: Intersections

Where Lives Collide

This town of very few streets
has many stoplights, the places
where more than roads
cross each other.  Bob Briggs,

the first man to put an oil drill… 182 more words


The Plan of God

Having grown up in small towns, I’m intimidated by big city streets and freeways. So many traffic signs everywhere! Look out for “One Way,” or more importantly “Wrong Way,” “Yield,” and “Maximum Speed Limit.”   I’m definitely not a fan of “Detour” and “Road Work Ahead,” but I do realize they are a necessary part of the street designer’s plan. 449 more words

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