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10 Highways American Drivers Hate

Amanda Bayhi - Sep 26, 2013

10 Highways American Drivers Hate

Most drivers dislike something about driving, whether it’s a long commute, traffic congestion, seemingly unfair traffic lights, numerous potholes or a number of other aspects. Jalopnik readers have spoken up about highways they hate. The auto-focused website asked earlier this week, ...

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Oakland Bay Bridge: Open Again—and Finally Done!

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Sep 05, 2013

Oakland Bay Bridge: Open Again—and Finally Done!

The main thoroughfare to get across the bay from San Francisco to Oakland, California, had been completely closed since Wednesday, August 28, so the final touches could be finished on the new 2.2-mile span from Oakland to Yerba Buena Island ...

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Weirdest U.S. Driving Laws

Lauren Heartsill Dowdle - Sep 02, 2013

Weirdest U.S. Driving Laws

Don’t run red lights or stop signs. Stay on your side if there are double lines. These are all laws we know and hopefully abide by – but what about these crazy rules? Many states have outlawed texting while driving. But ...

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The Golden State or the Traffic State?

Lauren Heartsill Dowdle - Aug 28, 2013

The Golden State or the Traffic State?

Think your state has the most traffic? If you live in California, you’re right. And if you live anywhere else, you really don’t even come close to the Golden State. California has the three busiest interstates in the country, according to ...

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Top 5 Cities for Electric Cars

Lauren Heartsill Dowdle - Aug 26, 2013

Top 5 Cities for Electric Cars

Some of the cities on this list are probably obvious, but I was surprised about a few of the cities on this “Top 5” list from Clean Technica. Here are the five cities where you’re most likely to see someone charging ...

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ARTBA’s TransOvation workshop to focus on impacts of driverless cars, new technologies

Amanda Bayhi - Aug 12, 2013

ARTBA’s TransOvation workshop to focus on impacts of driverless cars, new technologies

The American Road & Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA) will host the Dr. J. Don Brock TransOvation Workshop at the San Jose Tech Museum of Innovation in San Jose, California, October 28-30. The workshop, themed “Where Technology Meets the Road,” will feature ...

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California DMV creates self-driving car regulations

Amanda Bayhi - Jun 24, 2013

California DMV creates self-driving car regulations

California’s Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) is working to create regulations for self-driving cars like the vehicle Google is developing, according to a report from KFSN-TV. Governor Jerry Brown last year signed a law allowing the vehicles to operate in the ...

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California attorney general sues to block toll road extension

Amanda Bayhi - Jun 07, 2013

California attorney general sues to block toll road extension

California Attorney General Kamala Harris sued last month to stop the $200 million extension of a toll road in Orange County, Southern California Public Radio reported. Harris’ suit to block a 5.5-mile extension of State Route 241 is claims the Foothill-Eastern ...

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Northern California receives first battery-powered buses

Amanda Bayhi - May 21, 2013

Northern California receives first battery-powered buses

The California Energy Commission has purchased the first two battery-powered buses for Northern California, KCET reported. The commission purchased the fast-charging buses, built by Proterra, with a $2.56 million grant through the AB118 Air Quality Improvement Program. The buses will be ...

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NRMCA hosts 2013 Concrete Sustainability Conference

Amanda Bayhi - Apr 22, 2013

NRMCA hosts 2013 Concrete Sustainability Conference

The National Ready Mixed Concrete Association (NRMCA), along with several other sponsors, is hosting the eighth annual International Concrete Sustainability Conference (ICSC) May 6-8 in San Francisco, California. The conference is aimed at educating researchers, academics, students, engineers, architects, contractors, public ...

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California researchers promote new pavements to cool cities

Amanda Bayhi - Apr 04, 2013

California researchers promote new pavements to cool cities

In an effort to combat the sunlight absorption and heat radiation resulting from the typical black asphalt pavement, researchers at the University of California’s Lawrence Berkeley Lab are showcasing some cooler alternatives, according to Fast Company. The Heat Island Group, part ...

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General Equipment expands into Minnesota

Amanda Bayhi - Feb 22, 2012

General Equipment and Supplies, the authorized Link-Belt dealer in North Dakota, has expanded into Minnesota, where the company will serve its customers from branches in Hibbing and Shakopee. “General Equipment is excited about our appointment to be the Link-Belt dealer in ...

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