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He was face down in the icy snow on our front yard, and I was not about to lift him up. It was the dead of winter and we were trying to sell our house, and the dead-end of a...
Contrary to my April editorial, which was written in late March, the Senate is not sitting around doing nothing in regards to a new multiyear highway bill. However, it might...
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Here’s a bit of news that didn’t make it into the April print issue.   George Mason University’s Center for Transportation Public-Private Partnership Policy has launched...
The DOTs are neglecting neglected roads.   According to a recent survey by Smart Growth America and Taxpayers for Common Sense, which looked at road conditions in all 50...
All hope will be lost when a paleontologist steps in. However, you might as well classify it as a fossil now, an $80 million one frozen in time and buried deep beneath the...
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I can believe that an extrasolar planet is indistinguishable in the glare of a distant star, but it never occurred to me that a distant object could be obscured by the glare...
Some believe the Mag Mile should not be a drag mile.   An alternative transportation group is suggesting that the city of Chicago close certain roads downtown to cars,...
For a moment, she forgot who she was. A hard X through “Schr” corrected her memory, and a long line through the heart of New Jersey now answered to the church. In the grand...
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For anyone interested in getting involved in shaping the connected-vehicle world of the future, the first of seven webinars discussing the first draft of the connected...

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The State Rte. 99 tunneling machine will resume digging by the end of March 2015, according to a schedule released yesterday, April 21, by the...
The Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) is looking for new ways to pay for maintenance and operation of toll lanes after Gov. Terry...
Construction of the new S.R. 520 floating bridge across Lake Washington has reached another milestone with the first permanent placement of a bridge...