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  • Today in Rock: December 29
    Today in Rock: December 29
    Today in music history:There were several significant events on this day between the years 1946 and 2012.On this day in 1946 future singer-songwriter/actress Marianne Faithfull is born in Hampstead, England.On this day 1966 Gary Lewis, whose band...
  • Waze: Traffic app to save driving time causes problems in neighborhoods
    Waze: Traffic app to save driving time causes problems in neighborhoods
    According to Todayon Dec. 22, drivers who want to shave time off of their driving can use Waze, an app that shows the fastest route to travel from place to place. Waze is a GPS-based geographical navigation application program for smartphones. The...
  • VirginaTurkeyDayTraffic
    Traffic forecast for Thanksgiving Holiday 2014
    INRIX, a big data technology company that uses predictive traffic technologies to help leading automakers, fleets, governments and news organizations to navigate through traffic, made their annual Thanksgiving Traffic Forecast. Think early. Or...
  • Major off-ramp off Hollywood Freeway is slated to close
    Opposition grows against Barham ramp closure, Universal forms new group
    Universal Studios representatives formed a new community group to look into solutions to closing the Barham off-ramp off the 101 Hollywood Freeway as opposition to the permanent closure mounts.With a petition drive now exceeding 1,250 signatures,...
  • The US Economy is firing on all cylinders
    The US Economy is firing on all cylinders
    Amid what has become a nearly constant stream of alarming news from nearly all parts of the globe, the US Economic growth has quietly been gaining steam and poising itself for staggering growth over the next four to nine years.Our faithful readers...
  • Horse trailering: 5 ways to skip Chicago expressway traffic
    Horse trailering: 5 ways to skip Chicago expressway traffic
    Driving in Chicago can be daunting, particularly for out-of-towners hauling big-rig trailers filled with live horses or those simply traveling to equestrian and other events in the area.. Even Windy City locals daily bemoan multi-mile pile-ups...
  • Dallas traffic
    Dallas highways taking a toll on its' citizens
    If you live in Dallas, you probably own a car. Dallas is notorious for not being a very "bike friendly" or a walkable city. After moving here a little over a year ago, I was shocked at the number of tolls around the metroplex. Now, there...
  • Palm Beach Sheriff and Audible Media Group partner to offer audio traffic app
    Palm Beach Sheriff and Audible Media Group partner to offer audio traffic app
    Sheriff Ric Bradshaw and the Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office have partnered with the Audible Media Group on a new state-of-the-art traffic application designed to provide residents with voice-activated, user-controlled, on-demand, audio...
  • What can you learn from road rage incidents?
    What can you learn from road rage incidents?
    Road rage often occurs when one or both drivers perceive the other driver as an inconsiderate or dangerous driver. This article uses examples of such perceptions to discuss how drivers can obtain at least something positive from the negative...
  • Steve Winwood at the Pantages
    Steve Winwood at the Pantages Theatre review.
    Steve Winwood's musical resume started at the unbelievably unripe age of 15 when he was with The Spencer Davis Group. He enjoyed instant success with songs like " I'm a Man" and "Gimme Some Lovin" which is arguably one...
  • Power to the people - Vista city Council
    People power: Vista council gets an earful over apartment plan, opts to delay
    Twenty-nine speakers, mostly homeowners, addressed the Vista City Council last night over the plan to build an upscale 114-unit apartment complex on a 4.5 acre site in their neighborhood, and the effort seemed to convince Vista City Council...
  • Brook trout
    Naturalist course, lecture on urban fish, and other Maryland green events
    The Annapolis Neck Peninsula Federation is holding a forum, "Traffic, Development, and the Future of Annapolis Neck Peninsula," on June 3. It will be held at the Key Auditorium of St. John College in Annapolis from 7 to 9 p.m....
  • Pedestrians on Hillsborough Street
    Raleigh makes another list -- but not a good one
    Raleigh is used to being selected for "best of" lists but one recent list is a "worst of" list: Raleigh is the 16th worst city in America for pedestrian deaths, according to a report from Smart Growth America, an advocacy group...
  • CM Palmisano hosts West Calhoun public safety meeting
    CM Palmisano hosts West Calhoun public safety meeting
    A public forum on safety and lighting in the West Calhoun neighborhood was held at the Bakken Museum May 13, 2014 for residents and public officials. The meeting was hosted by the Council Member for the 13th Ward, Linea Palmisano, and the West...
  • Vision Zero Welcome Sign
    Vision Zero workshop comes to Lehman College in the Bronx
    A great step forward in Bronx traffic safety was taken Tuesday night as Mayor DeBlasio’s Vision Zero initiative came to Lehman College. The picturesque gothic styled music building hosted a very interactive and innovative public workshop...