All posts tagged "May-2009"

  • RoadKing Mag
    Top of Mind

    Rep. Peter DeFazio (D-Ore.) is one of the key leaders who will shape the future of the nation’s highway spending and work to prioritize the country’s transportation needs. He shared his insights on the future of transportation...

    • Posted May 1, 2009
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  • RoadKing Mag
    Sign of Progress

    The joke is that those flashing speed display signs sometimes placed on highways are seen by mischievous drivers as a dare to put up some big numbers. In truth, this traffic calming solution is one of the...

    • Posted May 1, 2009
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  • RoadKing Mag
    Dancing in the Streets

    New Orleans has Mardi Gras. Brazil has Carnival — a dancing-in-the-streets celebration that lasts for a week just before Ash Wednesday. The elaborate parades include lots and lots of music from some of the country’s biggest singing...

    • Posted May 1, 2009
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  • RoadKing Mag
    Strike a Pose

    Who can resist the Street View option on Google maps? Look up a childhood home, your own street or a collection of favorite stomping grounds at maps.google.com, click on street view and you get a ground level...

    • Posted May 1, 2009
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  • RoadKing Mag
    Speaking Span-ish

    Today, bridge inspectors rely mostly on their eyes to determine if a structure is sound. But what if the bridge could talk, pointing out its stress points before they cracked? That is the goal of a five-year,...

    • Posted May 1, 2009
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  • RoadKing Mag
    Reasons to Smile

    You know what to do if you’re happy and you know it. But what if you don’t actually realize you’re happy? The website www.happier.com recently created a gratitude journal application for the iPhone. The idea is to...

    • Posted May 1, 2009
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