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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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HOTless in Seattle

John Latta - Jun 18, 2013

HOTless in Seattle

It appears some road planners in the Seattle area assumed that drivers would be willing to pay their way out of congestion. It appears that this is not so. A pilot project was designed for high occupancy toll (HOT) lanes at State ...

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2013’s bridges: A Skagit River reminder

John Latta - May 28, 2013

2013’s bridges: A Skagit River reminder

Did the collapse of the I-5 bridge across the Skagit River in Washington State demonstrate a need for increased investing in our increasingly substandard transportation infrastructure, particularly bridges? One argument says no. Then it sort of says yes as well. “No” in ...

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I-5 bridge collapse highlights need for transportation funding

Amanda Bayhi - May 28, 2013

I-5 bridge collapse highlights need for transportation funding

The Interstate 5 bridge collapse that occurred Thursday night in Washington State underscores a larger problem the state is facing: transportation funding. Washington State Governor Jay Inslee has said the bridge collapse reveals that lawmakers need to find ways to fund ...

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Seattle tests bikes as disaster relief (VIDEO)

Amanda Bayhi - May 22, 2013

Seattle tests bikes as disaster relief (VIDEO)

Seattle, Washington, next month will test bikes as a means of disaster relief, Road.cc reported. The city will hold Disaster Relief Trials (DRT) to gauge the cities preparedness for natural disasters such as earthquakes. Bicycles are a major part of the ...

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Slow trains going faster

John Latta - Apr 12, 2013

Slow trains going faster

Anderson Cooper upsets people. I like that. It’s a big part of what he’s supposed to do. This time it’s the high speed rail folk (and it’s not their first time because Cooper has been here before). Their complaint is that ...

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NAPA Best Practices for Asphalt Pavements Conference set for Seattle Sept. 28-30

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Jun 09, 2010

The National Asphalt Pavement Association (NAPA) has announced that the organization's Young Leaders’ Committee will be hosting the Best Practices for Asphalt Pavements Conference and Young Leaders’ Annual Meeting, which will be held Sept. 28 - 30 at the Fairmont ...

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