Monthly Archives: August 2007

Traffic Tidbits: 23 August 2007

Internal Documents from MnDOT About I 35W Bridge Maintenance: The Star Tribune of Minneapolis/St. Paul is digging into the recent history of bridge maintenance activities and decisions. China Trying Dictatorial Traffic Congestion Solutions: Want to cut traffic congestion?  Just ban … Continue reading

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Episode 2 – Bridge Sufficiency Rating and Ethical Obligations

Topics: I-35W bridge collapse; bridge sufficiency rating; ethics and legality of being a professional engineer.  Talking Traffic Episode 002 – Bridge Sufficiency Rating and Ethical Obligations Good day, and thanks for listening to Talking Traffic, the podcast about explaining the basics … Continue reading

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Traffic Tidbits: 18 August 2007

Five Cities awarded Close to $900M: Five american cities have been awarded funds as a part of the US federal government’s Urban Partnership Program.  New York, Minneapolis, Seattle, San Francisco, and Miami have been awarded varying amounts of funds. Minneapolis … Continue reading

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Traffic Tidbits: 15 August 2007

Don’t Know which way is North? Fight about it! Two men have a round of fisticuffs due to an argument whether Pennsylvannia is north or south of Virginia. As someone mentioned in the comments, I sincerely hope that the drunk one … Continue reading

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Traffic Tidbits: 13 August 2007

Virginia’s Latest Transportation Plan:  Find some details, here. Truck Traffic around a Port: Details about the types and amounts of truck traffic at a busy port. Taxes for Bridges: As a consequence of the I-35W bridge collapse, an increase to … Continue reading

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Traffic Tidbits: 8 August 2007

New Roundabouts in Detroit: Many intersections are being replaced by roundabouts in the Detroit, MI, area. Innovative Traffic Calming:  This man used cardboard likenesses of his children to slow vehicles through his neighborhood [video]. British Airports Are Having Long Lines, … Continue reading

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Episode 1 – Introduction and Traffic Signals

Topics: Introduction. Basic traffic signal coordination.  Definitions of “coordination, synchronization, and actuation.”

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Talking Traffic is Live!

Tonight at midnight, 0000 local time August 6, the first episode of the Talking Traffic podcast will be up.  What does this mean?  Most of the traffic- and transportation-themed postings at The Evil Eyebrow will now be posted here instead … Continue reading

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