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#RWA15: Getting to the Hotel

After the great #RWA1st conversation on Twitter yesterday, I realized that a lot of people have questions about getting to the RWA 15 conference hotel. The good news is that the hotel is in the middle of Times Square which means pretty much every subway line heads there and every cab driver will know exactly where you’re headed. 951 more words


Block Off All the Roads to Maryland. Do It Now

This will not help reduce traffic problems in D.C. (boldface mine):

On Tuesday, the MVA announced that parallel parking is no longer part of the driver’s license test in Maryland…

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Fucking Morons

How road rage is fuelling an SUV boom in China

Chinese drivers’ survival instincts are kicking in, leading analysts to ask if there’s a limit to the country’s explosive growth in sport-utility vehicle sales.

Concern for personal safety amid rising road rage is among the reasons China’s SUV registrations surged 48 per cent in the first quarter of this year, according to a research note Sanford C. 284 more words


Hate the sound of rumble strips? MnDOT plans new design to reduce noise

They are a vital safety feature on hundreds of miles of Minnesota roads and have saved many lives, now transport chiefs are looking to make rumble strips less annoying for nearby residents. 324 more words


Bridge over train tracks on Glen Helen Parkway keeps traffic moving

Vehicles cross the newly built bridge on Glen Helen Parkway in Devore on Friday morning. The new bridge goes over the train tracks which in the past have caused backups and delays for motorists. 38 more words


Air Canada Inc opting out of pension deal could add $5 to share price: CIBC

Air Canada’s decision to opt out of its pension funding agreement with the federal government could provide significant upside to the company’s share price, which has already increased 15-fold in the past three years. 187 more words


How Detroit is trying to take the driverless-car mantle from Silicon Valley

Detroit put the world on wheels and should be the place that takes the driver out of the driver’s seat, according to a coalition of Michigan business leaders and politicians. 749 more words