Tag Archives: Traffic

Houston’s Roads Are the Deadliest in the U.S.

I was on the road a lot this week. I had an eight-hour round trip to Dallas on Tuesday, then a four-hour round trip to Houston Wednesday. Like most people, there are very few moments when I fully accept the danger and risk of death of driving down the road. It’s easier not to. In Houston, I couldn’t ignore it.

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Vile Beast Groundhog Shot To Death By Valiant Officer of The Law

A cruel and villainous groundhog was blocking traffic outside of Baltimore today, but thankfully, a cop came to dispatch true justice and shot it to death with a gun.

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A Simple Change Transformed One of LA’s Busiest Intersections Into One of its Safest

The intersection of Hollywood Boulevard and Highland Avenue is among the world’s most famous—you’ve seen it broadcast every year on the Oscars as the start of the red carpet. But like most celebrities, the tourist-thronged Los Angeles landmark had a very dark secret: It was known as one of the most dangerous intersections for pedestrians in LA. That all changed six months ago.

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Let’s Go To France And Buy The Rad Old Cars

Paris doesn’t want its old cars! They’re sick of the pollution, sick of the traffic. Eliminating those things are noble goals and I support them for many reasons—not the least of which is that I’m hoping France’s loss could be America’s gain.

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When2Leave Sends You an Alert When Traffic Dies Down

When2Leave Sends You an Alert When Traffic Dies Down

Depending on when you leave the house, traffic can vary from manageable to an absolute nightmare. When2Leave helps you leave at the best time by sending you an alert when traffic dies down.

This web app is especially useful for people who actually have some flexibility with their schedules. You simply type your origin and destination into the app, then tell it to notify you when the route falls below whatever amount of time you desire. It’ll tell you what the average and current traffic time is for the route.

When2Leave Sends You an Alert When Traffic Dies Down

It’s only available via your browser, though, so you have to be at your computer to get the alert. It would be even more useful as a mobile app, but it works well if you’re on your computer. If you’re at work, for example, and trying to figure out the best time to leave at the end of the day, the app will send a pop-up telling you that your route is within your time frame.

Of course, you can always check Google Maps for updates, but this offers a more automatic alternative than refreshing Maps every so often. Check it out for yourself at the link below.

When2Leave via Product Hunt

When2Leave Sends You an Alert When Traffic Dies Down

When2Leave Sends You an Alert When Traffic Dies Down

Depending on when you leave the house, traffic can vary from manageable to an absolute nightmare. When2Leave helps you leave at the best time by sending you an alert when traffic dies down.

This web app is especially useful for people who actually have some flexibility with their schedules. You simply type your origin and destination into the app, then tell it to notify you when the route falls below whatever amount of time you desire. It’ll tell you what the average and current traffic time is for the route.

When2Leave Sends You an Alert When Traffic Dies Down

It’s only available via your browser, though, so you have to be at your computer to get the alert. It would be even more useful as a mobile app, but it works well if you’re on your computer. If you’re at work, for example, and trying to figure out the best time to leave at the end of the day, the app will send a pop-up telling you that your route is within your time frame.

Of course, you can always check Google Maps for updates, but this offers a more automatic alternative than refreshing Maps every so often. Check it out for yourself at the link below.

When2Leave via Product Hunt

Papasan Convertible Is LA’s New Laid-Back Approach to Fighting Traffic

Angelenos stuck in gridlock have high hopes for the opening of the Expo Line, which will bring rail transit to the western half of the city for the first time in 50 years. But stealing all the LA transportation headlines is another solution for improving the commute—a car made from a papasan chair.

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The Ten Best Cities To Drive In

In a big city, you’re lucky if you can find a parking spot, let alone a pretty road. It’s not easy, but these ten urban centers have got it figured out.

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The Absolutely Insane $700 Billion Idea to Fix LA Traffic? Tunnels!

The Absolutely Insane $700 Billion Idea to Fix LA Traffic? Tunnels!

A few weeks ago LA unveiled a sweeping new transportation vision for the city that will swap car-centric planning with more transit, biking, and walking. But a different plan says getting people out of their cars is not the solution. What we really need, are more places for those cars to go. UNDERGROUND.

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Topless Woman (Allegedly) Doesn’t Care About Traffic, Clothes

A topless woman was seen walking in the center lane of the Bay Bridge near Treasure Island Wednesday night, slowing traffic and raising questions.

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