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Roadside birds can figure out the speed limit

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Oct 09, 2013

Roadside birds can figure out the speed limit

Who would have ever known that a bird may be capable of figuring out the speed limit on a certain stretch of road? Pierre Legagneux, a biologist at the University of Quebec in Rimouski, suggests they can do just that. Legagneux ...

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Texas, You’re Going the Wrong Way!

Lauren Heartsill Dowdle - Aug 23, 2013

Texas, You’re Going the Wrong Way!

Normally, when a gravel road starts seeing a lot of traffic, it earns enough street cred to be upgraded to asphalt. But Texas has this process a little backward. Instead of repairing an asphalt road in parts of South and West ...

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Goalposts and Speed Limits

John Latta - May 31, 2013

Goalposts and Speed Limits

Let’s say you want to set a speed limit of 20 mph on a neighborhood street. You need an engineering study and a traffic study, right? No. Not in Washington State. A new Neighborhood Safe Streets Bill empowers cities and towns to set ...

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Nevada may go to 85 mph speed limit

John Latta - Mar 01, 2013

Nevada may go to 85 mph speed limit

Is it a gamble? Nevada may be turning 70 into 85 as legislation is introduced to raise the state's speed limit for some roads. The bill, from State Senator Don  Gustavson, would allow the Nevada Department of Transportation to increase the ...

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