Vampire Weekend By some miracle of traffic and unexpected preparedness, I made it to the Gorge a few hours before the rest of "Sasquatch Team of Excellence Oh Thirteen", crossing through the gates and strolling past all of the ready-made...Show More Summary
(LOS ANGELES) — It seems that the impossible has occurred: The nation’s most congested city has become a model for traffic control. Yes, gridlock still prevails and drivers’ blood pressure still spikes as LA’s traffic arteries seize up during every morning and afternoon rush hour. Show More Summary
Earlier this month it seemed as if Facebook would be buying Waze, the fast-growing traffic app that uses crowdsourcing to deliver breaking news on traffic tie-ups and speed traps. Facebook was reportedly willing to pay $800 million to...Show More Summary
Driving during the Memorial Day weekend can cause headaches as cars clog highways leading to the beach, the mountains or, it seems, just about every other worthwhile destination. And while overall traffic is expected to decrease slightly this year, travelers shouldn’t expect much of a change.
Whether you need a break from the sun, the relatives or the traffic this Memorial Day weekend, your trusty TV has the escape you crave,...
First, there was Apple. Then came Facebook. Now, Google is reportedly getting in on the Waze craze. The rumor that Apple was looking to acquire the crowd-sourced traffic and navigation app was quickly shot down, but the Facebook speculation...Show More Summary
SAN DIEGO (Reuters) - Former Mexican drug lord Eduardo Arellano Felix, the last of four brothers captured or killed in connection with a once-powerful Tijuana-based cartel depicted in the Oscar-winning film "Traffic," pleaded guilty to U.S. drug charge...
Earlier this month it was reported that Facebook was in the final stages of acquiring Waze, the crowd-sourced app that gives users community-generated, real time traffic and road alerts including accidents, hazards, police traps, and more. The acquisition was priced … Continue reading ?
Mobile Insights is a daily newsletter from BI Intelligence delivered first thing every morning exclusively to BI Intelligence subscribers. Sign up for a free trial of BI Intelligence today. iOS Dominates Mobile Video Traffic (FreeWheel)The iPhone, iPad, and iPod combine for 75% of mobile video traffic, despite a smaller installed base than Android. Show More Summary
Waze seems to be at the center of quite an interesting bidding war between Google and Facebook, according to a recent article in Computer World. Waze is "the world's fastest-growing community-based traffic and navigation app." And it's at the heart of what looks like a bidding war between Facebook and Google...
There's no dispute that the traffic stop one morning in May 2009 was legitimate. The driver of a Pontiac Grand Prix failed to use a signal before turning into an exit lane to leave Interstate 95 in South Carolina. The...
By Cullen Roche: The good news from this week's rail traffic report is that we're not sliding into consistently negative readings that might lead us to a far less constructive position on the economy. The bad news is that the 12-week moving average has slid down to 2.4% and is consistent with an economy that remains sluggish. Show More Summary
The progressive integration of information and communications technology with big data and real time traffic information systems will make travel and the transportation of people and the transportation of goods faster, safer and cheaper by 2025. Show More Summary
The first effects of the sequester were felt by most Americans when air traffic controllers were furloughed. Flights were delayed and Congress got alarmed. Republicans,...
Not a coherent post, just a few quick thoughts about last night's collapse of an I-5 bridge over the Skagit River in Mount Vernon: No one died. Amazing, given the amount of traffic this bridge routinely carriers, and the fact that the roadbed plummeted 120 feet into the river below. Show More Summary
I-5 Bridge Over the Skagit River Collapses: Despite the shocking pictures, there are no fatalities in last night's dramatic collapse of a bridge between Burlington and Mount Vernon. It happened at 7 p.m., and traffic will be messed up for a while. Show More Summary
It is a long weekend and many of you are traveling to be with friends and family. Some will come back with horrid stories of late flights, lost luggage, awful traffic and even collapsed highways. Well, I am trying to make it home after some epic delays. Show More Summary
And what is the profession of economics (which is not really about economics but about asset management and things of that nature) like in advanced capitalist societies (ADS)? It has its equivalent in traffic engineering... The Greenest...Show More Summary
It seems like everyone has their own website these days and everyone is competing to drive traffic to their site and away from competitors’. There are many mistakes and misconceptions that people make when starting up a site or trying to promote it. In fact, a lot of the problems with poor SEO can lie [...]
We sit in gridlock traffic on a Paris highway, inching toward the bus station still miles away. I’ve obtained a stellar next-day buzz having slept from 8 AM to 10 AM post-discotheque. The bus expected to take me to London departs in minutes. My heart, pounding; my mind, calm. A mantra: I trust, I trust. [...]