Revamping Broadway in Downtown Los Angeles

Broadway, in Downtown Los Angeles boasts twelve historic theater buildings within six blocks.  Yet, despite its rich cultural offerings, it lacks a pedestrian friendly environment.  Now...

The Glow-in-the-Dark Highway

Engineers in the Netherlands have come up with an innovative design to save money and enegry on roadway lighting: glow-in-the-dark paint.  Hailed as the...

The Source Buena Park

The Source is geared to be Buena Park's newest attraction.  The mega development is currently under construction at the intersection Beach Boulevard and Orangethorpe...
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A Chaotic Intersection Without Traffic Controls

Meskel Square, Addis Abeba, Ethiopia This time-lapse video shot above Meskel Square will give you an idea of what a busy intersection can look like...

Top 10 Engineering Projects in the World

Exploring the 10 biggest engineering projects in the world is a study in enormous ideas ranging from transportation solutions to an oasis paradise in...

Alleviating Traffic With Urban Gondolas

Urban gondolas could be part of the next wave of technology that could help alleviate urban traffic. The appeal comes in the technology’s low-cost...

Van Nuys at Roscoe Boulevard Deemed Most Dangerous in Los Angeles

Van Nuys Boulevard at Roscoe Boulevard in Panorama City is the most dangerous intersection in Los Angeles this year,  according to City Officials.  A...
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The Hovenring Cycling Bridge

 The Hovenring is a suspended circular bicycle bridge commissioned by the Dutch city of Eindhoven.  This ele­vated 360-­degree bike circuit is Eindhoven's answer to traffic...

The 3-Foot-Rule to Boost Cycling Safety

Gov. Jerry Brown signed into law Assembly Bill 1358 that will prohibit the driver of any motor vehicle from passing a bike rider on...

Elon Musk’s Hyperloop: The 5th Form of Transportation?

The Hyperloop is a conceptual high-speed transportation system envisioned by entrepreneur Elon Musk.  It incorporates reduced-pressure tubes in which pressurized capsules ride on a...

The Most Dangerous Railroad Crossing In Los Angeles

The railroad crossing at Doran Street and San Fernando Road has the highest potential for disaster out of 312 crossings, due in large part to...
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Bike and Pedestrian Pathway Suspended Underneath Coronado Bay Bridge

County of San Diego officials are examining a proposal to construct a two-mile bike and pedestrian pathway that will be suspended in an enclosed tube nearly...
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Tackling the Future of Transportation

 The path to a clean energy future is paved with small moves that result in big outcomes. This video analyzes several promising directions for...

U.S. Government Aims for ‘Talking’ Cars by 2017

The United States Department of Transportation has announced that it's taking steps to implement vehicle-to-vehicle (V2V) communications in an effort to prevent crashes, deaths and injuries caused...
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Operation Rest in Red

Operation Rest in Red is a technique used by the City of Long Beach to combat speeding problems along various roadway segments.  The City installed video detection...