Garrett Morgan was an inventor and businessman from Cleveland who invented a device called the Morgan safety hood and smoke protector in 1914. On July 25, 1916, Garrett Morgan made national news for using his gas mask to rescue 32 men trapped during an explosion in an underground tunnel 250 feet beneath Lake Erie. 130 more words
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Here’s a little experiment going on in Lisbon, Portugal. Dancing traffic lights. Every red light is different because it is real people dancing . This is s a riot. 80 more words
PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – There could soon be hope for traffic-plagued McKnight Road.
Enter PennDOT’s long planned, and now funded $900,000 project to remove the “mare” from “McKnightmare” Road by putting in adaptive traffic signals at 11 of the busiest intersections. 250 more words
This week on Roadscapes Wednesday, I am featuring two brand new road drawings! The first road drawing is a new year’s special. Imagine you are on a highway and are faced with two decisions. 155 more words
Last November, I profiled what ALDOT did to the traffic lights along Quintard Ave. in Anniston. What happened, to re-construct the ramps on the sidewalks, workers had to cut into the traffic light loops, at every intersection! 362 more words