Category Archives: motorway

Traffic Jams, Telecommuting and Real Estate

Who likes traffic jams? If you do let me know on Twitter. I’m @BluesBro, I’m assuming you work for an oil company or are selling hybrid or electric cars. I was reading an article from Qaultrics yesterday about why Utah … Continue reading

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Buying your First Home and Commuting To Work, 400 Times a Year!

Research┬áBefore You Buy You’d think it was easy right? You have your deposit, you buy your house, you go to work and you pay the mortgage, just like when you were paying rent. No big deal. But there are other … Continue reading

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Life List #6/150 Write a Sequel to Unleashing the Roadwarrior

It’s been 15 years since I wrote and published Unleashing the Road Warrior and it’s interesting both how much has changed and how little has changed. I was planning on writing a book about traffic congestion on our roads and … Continue reading

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Off Camber’s Facebook Wall: Not a bad idea??

The Onion, America’s Finest News Source. Sourced through Scoop.it from: http://www.theonion.com Only in America. Of course over there, as I heard in a presentation this week, they can add extra lanes at times just because they can, so why not … Continue reading

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Highways gutted American cities. So why did they build them?

A story of highway engineers, institutional racism, and the auto industry. Sourced through Scoop.it from: http://www.vox.com Really interesting the way this story describes the birth of freeways and highways with involvement of GM, AAA and others, but apparently excluding urban … Continue reading

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Accident-free zone: The German town which scrapped all traffic lights and road signs

A small town in Germany which scrapped all its traffic lights and road signs in a bid to cut down on crashes reported yesterday that the experiment is ‘a total success’. Sourced through Scoop.it from: http://www.dailymail.co.uk Could it work where … Continue reading

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How self-driving cars will cut accidents 90 percent (Q&A) – CNET

For Road Trip 2015, CNET talks with the University of Michigan’s Peter Sweatman about the rapid merging of computers and cars, and the fake city in Ann Arbor where it’s being put to the test. Sourced through Scoop.it from: http://www.cnet.comContinue reading

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