Browsing the "traffic" Tag

The Highway That Tracks Bluetooth Signals

January 21st, 2013 | by Andrew Meggison

Fifteen Bluetooth sensors have been installed along the Deerfoot Trail, a 31 mile long highway that accommodates between 27,000 and 158,000 vehicles per day. The idea behind the system is that it will allow drives to see real-time traffic report that will be shown on signs along the stretch of highway

Traffic Pollution Linked To Autism…Again

November 27th, 2012 | by Christopher DeMorro

Autism is a cause of growing concern in the scientific community, with more and more children seemingly diagnosed with one of the many mental disabilities that fall under the autism label. While researchers have linked autism with obvious culprits like industrial food processing, a new study suggests a strong link between high traffic pollution and children born with autism

California State Assembly Votes on 3-ft Rule For Bicyclists

August 24th, 2012 | by Susanna Schick

Many people cite safety as the biggest reason they're not commuting via bicycle, self included. Don't cue the violins, I'm lucky to have had a full recovery from the crash I'm really sick of talking about, and I know my own road rage had some part in it. However, if seeing a cyclist in a wheelchair tugs at your heartstrings, go right ahead and urge your local Assembly member to vote yes on

Genuine's New Lemonhead Buddy is a 100+ mpg Sweetie

July 12th, 2012 | by Jo Borrás

I'm not gonna lie, Genuine's Buddy line of small-displacement scooters have a special place in my heart. Over the past twelve months, I spent (quite literally) hundreds of hours riding various scoots, from Honda Metros to big-engined maxis, and the Buddy was always "just right". It's a "Goldilocks" bike, in other words ... and now, thanks to Ferrara Pan and the introduction of this new Lemonhead model, the lil' Buddys have gotten a lil' bit sweeter

Los Angeles Wants Your Help Curing Her Transportation Dysfunction

March 2nd, 2012 | by Susanna Schick

The City of Los Angeles suffers from severe transportation dysfunction. This is an inevitable side-effect of being one of the most awesome cities in the world in a country built on car culture. Los Angeles' DOT realizes that they're not going to cure this malady alone. They are requesting our feedback

Cyclists Conquering Vienna Bit by Bit

October 18th, 2011 | by Charis Michelsen

Vienna is Austria’s cultural, political, and economic center. It’s rated as one of the best cities in the world in which to live. It attracts millions of tourists a year. And the cyclists are taking over

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