This Week in Traffic: 9 April 2007

Traffic Impact Mitigation in Miami

Gimleteye has some choice opinions regarding Miami’s developmental trends.

Intelligent Transportation Systems

This article describes some Washington D.C. ITS installations. What they are describing isn’t new, but it’s another step in the right direction for effective traffic management.

Train Surfing!

Something for Tarantino’s next film? (Reference to Death Proof and Zoe Bell). The video is pretty wild.

Tacoma Narrows Bridge

As an engineering college graduate, I was deluged with videos of the Tacoma Narrows Bridge collapse in 1940. Now there’s news about it’s replacement.

Six Flags Over Georgia Causes Serious Headaches

There was a snafu last week in my back yard. Six Flags announced free entry between 6:00 AM and 9:00 AM. This resulted in 4 hours of parking-lot traffic on I-20 and people turned away at the gate at 6:00 AM, when the park hit capacity. Weather was cold and kids who had been dropped off by parents were wandering around all day. It was a mess. People were not happy at all. Thankfully, that is not my commutting route. There are news reports everywhere, check out google.

Nation of Laws, not Men

Don’t you love the law?

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