Category Archives: tidbits

Traffic Tidbits: 15 November 2007

Navigation Devices causing Havoc: An English village is complaining that since satellite navigation devices have started identifying their main street as the “quickest route”, the traffic has been a nightmare. It’s time to do some strategic networking with the various … Continue reading

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Traffic Tidbits: 23 October 2007

Speaking of Roundabouts (see episode 4!): Chandler, AZ made the news for discussions related to installing more roundabouts and traffic circles, primarily for traffic calming. Red Cow: The only reason I’m linking to this news item is because of the … Continue reading

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Traffic Tidbits: 20 September 2007

Traffic Congestion in India: American drivers are exceptionally tame and law-abiding compared to some of our brethren in other countries. Transportation Alternatives Advocate for New York Non-Automobiles: Do you live or work in NYC? Do you walk or bike? Then … Continue reading

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Traffic Tidbits: 17 September 2007

Bicycle vs. Automobile: News about the ongoing conflict between bicycles and larger motorized vehicles, out of San Diego. Increase Safety be Reducing Comfort: A German town has followed the lead of several Netherlands projects by removing traffic signals and stop … Continue reading

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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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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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