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  • Gas prices keep climbing
    Raising the gas tax makes no sense
    Have you noticed the spike in gas prices around here? How would you like to pay an additional 12 cents on top of that?Sens. Bob Corker (R-TN) and Chris Murphy (D-CT) have a proposal that calls for hiking gasoline and diesel taxes by six cents in...
  • Mt. Shasta
    Real-Time Poetry Project: 'California Road Story'
    Coming down the mountain, moving south, out ofOregon and into the Jefferson valley, I could see theclouds, wrung out by the winds, streaming across the topof Mount Shasta, a white-capped behemoth overlookingthe region like a Himalayan monarch....
  • Bastanchury Road widening project
    City council approves extension request for Bastanchury Road project
    Fullerton City Council voted March 4 to request an extension to the Bastanchury Road widening project, with questions being raised by community members as to whether the street is safe for bicyclists.The city received roughly $1.81 million of...
  • Body parts in bags found on roads: Gruesome discovery believed to be homicide
    Body parts in bags found on roads: Gruesome discovery believed to be homicide
    Body parts discovered stuffed inside garbage bags and left on the side of roads in Michigan Thursday are believed to be those of an adult white male. The bagged body parts may have been tossed from a grayish-white, mid-1990s SUV, according to a...
  • PENNDOT
    Department of Transportation, a Government-Run Necessity?
    Every single day there are millions of people driving from place to place in this country. We drive on state, county, township and a number of other government funded motorways. And yet, we do not think about the implications of the government...
  • Traffic lights are essential to keeping the road safe.
    Driver’s Education: The early years
    Every parent knows that one day it is bound to happen—their little boy or girl will grow up, reach 16, and gain a learners permit for driving. The very idea of their child operating a car and holding a license scares many parents who will...
  • Beware of the new road hazards
    Beware of the new road hazards
    This article will discuss the increase on our roads of pedestrians, bicycle and motorcycle riders, and how this increase makes the roads more dangerous for everyone, including those who are driving cars. This trend toward cheaper transportation...
  • Chris Mann
    A Conversation with Chris Mann
    It was a privilege to have “A Conversation” with fellow Kansas native Chris Mann.Since his appearance on the sophomore season of The Voice, where he was a member of Christina Aguilera’s team, Chris has blossomed as an incredible...
  • Chris Mann's latest CD
    Chris Mann is the MAN After The Voice
    Can aspiring singers find life after competing on the big juggernaut TV talent shows? If your name is Chris Mann, the answer is a Yes! In season two of the mega-hit singing talent show “The Voice,” the former Vanderbilt University...
  • Driving Safely in the Rain
    Drive Safely in the Rain
    It has been said that it never rains in California. However Californians know better. It may not rain on a regular basis but it does rain. Being a resident here in San Diego and Minnesota, I have driven in rainstorms and snowstorms that were very...
  • Angles
    MODE of Cosmic Therapy: The Birth and Death of Our Existence, We Carry Within!
    We carry within us the genealogy of our ancestors. We are not a single entity, alone. We carry an on-going legacy of countless generations. The fact that our intricately interwoven lineages, in essence, ---bridges all mankind together--- goes...
  • National Road
    Obama and the roads we’re on
    Candidate Mitt Romney brought up "the road we’re on," so in the spirit of campaign and competition, let’s go down that path.“We can’t cut back on those things that are important for us to grow. We can’t just...
  • North Carolina's infrastructure
    70,000 of U.S. bridges are structurally deficient
    According to the Congressional Record upwards to 70,000 of our bridges are structurally deficient and need to be replaced or fixedIt’s been estimated that every month in America enough pedestrians are killed to fill a jumbo jet. Many of...
  • Official portrait of United States Secretary of Department of Transportation Ray LaHood.
    Alabama gets 16 million to repair roads and bridges
    On January 9 2012, U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood announced the release of 1.6 billion dollars in federal money to reimburse state's road and bridge repair work resulting from natural disasters that happened in 2011.Alabama’s...
  • Energy Tour 2011
    Rough roads and ruffneck trucks
    This is Part Two of On The Bus: An Exploration of Energy Impacts in Northeastern Montana.Back on the bus with Montana state legislators on Saturday, the new district manager for the Montana Department of Transportation (MDT) Shane Mintz told...