Author Archives: Bill Ruhsam

Episode 34 – Safety and Funding

Topics: Safety, Funding

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The Road Goes Ever On

The Road goes ever on and on Down from the door where it began. Now far ahead the Road has gone, And I must follow, if I can, Pursuing it with eager feet, Until it joins some larger way Where … Continue reading

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Episode 33 – Safety: A Brief Disposition

Topics: Safety: A Brief Disposition

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Beware of those Pot Holes

A sinkhole in Milwaukee, WI, ate an SUV and a traffic signal pole.

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Episode 32.5 – Metacast

Topics: Metacast – What’s going on in Talking Traffic land.

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This is not your Childhood Roadkill

The Boston Globe’s Big Picture has photo essays that are well worth your time. Today’s is about animals. One of the pictures takes you to a (sad) shot of some very large roadkill. I used to commute on I-88 in … Continue reading

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Guerrilla Traffic Calming

A protest over “‘motorway levels’ of cars and lorries on a road with no pavement for pedestrians” is taking the form of a series of people standing at a pedestrian pushbutton, continuously activating it and making a call for the … Continue reading

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Speed Humps

Christian Yarnell of the Columbia School of Journalism had a conversation with me last month about speed humps. Here is his final article. It’s well worth the read. He manages to summarize pretty much the entire situation around these traffic … Continue reading

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Episode 32 – Diverging Diamond Interchanges

6/18/2012 Update: Welcome new visitors. Be sure to check out some diverging diamond updates over at my personal blog: The Evil Eyebrow Topics: Diverging Diamond Interchanges

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Episode 32 Coming Tonight!

Look what I did on Friday: So, for your edification, I gave my presentation again, to my microphone at home. I was going to record the actual presentation, but there were technical difficulties. Look for it at Midnight!

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