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Florida man designs hurricane-resistant traffic signal hangers

Amanda Bayhi - Jul 17, 2013

Florida man designs hurricane-resistant traffic signal hangers

The Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) is installing pivotal hangers at traffic signals throughout the state to protect the signals from hurricane damage, according to a report from the Sun Sentinel. The hangers, designed by Florida native Robert Townsend, will be ...

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Florida teen discovers new biofuel technology

Amanda Bayhi - Jul 08, 2013

Florida teen discovers new biofuel technology

A Florida teen has discovered a new method for creating biofuel, according to our sister site, Total Landscape Care. Evie Sobczak, a 16-year-old from St. Petersburg, Florida, engineered a way to turn algae into biodiesel. Her method, which does not use ...

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Florida’s Red Light Camera Game: G R E E N orange R E D

John Latta - May 17, 2013

Florida’s Red Light Camera Game: G R E E N orange R E D

A lot of orange traffic lights in Florida don’t last as long as they used to. And that has stirred up a hornet’s nest. Are shorter orange light times just there to make money via red light cameras (RLC)? Do they ...

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LaHood addresses Tampa bike safety summit attendees

Amanda Bayhi - Apr 11, 2013

LaHood addresses Tampa bike safety summit attendees

At a national bike safety summit in Tampa, Florida, today, U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood said he thinks the Tampa area can become bike-friendly, the Tampa Bay Times reported. Today’s bike safety summit, one of two scheduled this month, focused on ...

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Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers holds annual auction

Better Roads Staff - Feb 02, 2012

Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers will sell more than 9,100 heavy equipment items and trucks – the most items the company has ever sold at a single auction – at its unreserved public equipment auction in Orlando, Florida, from Feb. 13-18, beginning ...

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