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Shell, mulling a new Louisiana plant, turns to a community go-between

Susan Buchanan | Posted 11.06.2013 | Green
Susan Buchanan

(This article is published in "The Louisiana Weekly" in the Nov. 4, 2013 edition.) Shell might build a natural gas-to-liquids or GTL plant in Louis...

The Most Wonderful Time of the Year

Tom Cramer | Posted 01.23.2014 | Fifty
Tom Cramer

Halloween has passed. Daylight Savings Time is over. It's November, and everyone has lost their minds.

How Melbourne Is Fast-Tracking Smart Transit Using Big Data

Deepak Advani | Posted 01.23.2014 | Technology
Deepak Advani

Today's public transportation systems are becoming simply too big, complex, and popular for humans to maintain. Maintaining this infrastructure is a complex task that's only becoming more complicated with the steady increase in population and the rise of megacities. But we are finding that our greatest assets in tackling these challenges are data and smarter infrastructure software. With sensors and mobile technology, we can finally create the smart networks we need to understand these ever-changing systems.

Movable Memorials: Ghost Bikes in the Motor City

Eric McAfee | Posted 01.23.2014 | Detroit
Eric McAfee

In certain subcultures, it's become a meme. But it took me a little while to catch on. Only after driving past this curiosity for three consecutive days did I realize what it was.

On the (Bike) Path to Prosperity: Why Banning Bikes Is Bad for Kolkata

Jason Vargo | Posted 01.23.2014 | Green
Jason Vargo

Cities in the U.S. have been struggling to 'pave their way out of congestion' for decades. It doesn't work.

Slow Down! NYPD Cracking Down On Speeders

The Huffington Post | Jane Janeczko | Posted 10.17.2013 | New York

The NYPD announced Wednesday that officers issued a total of 736 speeding tickets to motorists this past weekend across all five boroughs as part of a...

Why Own a Car?

Sidonie Sawyer | Posted 01.23.2014 | Green
Sidonie Sawyer

We depend on insurance companies to likely rip us off as insured members. We depend on foreign oil from far away lands (some unfriendly) to feed the metal beasts we drive. Is that still a pleasure you think? But what if we only need a car every other day, or only on weekends, or only twice a month?

Why Choosing the Best Web Hosting Is Crucial for Your Business

Syed Balkhi | Posted 11.18.2013 | Small Business
Syed Balkhi

While most business owners see the value of creating awesome content, the importance of selecting a good web host often takes a back seat.

Cruising Through Terrible Traffic Tuesday With Telework RoI

Cindy Auten | Posted 11.11.2013 | Technology
Cindy Auten

As you avoid the fender bender to the left and the five-mile backup to the right, the results page reminds you of the many reasons to offer employees the option to telework.

What Causes Traffic Jams? (VIDEO)

Jon Hotchkiss | Posted 10.22.2013 | Science
Jon Hotchkiss

The average American commuter spends 38 hours a year stuck in highway traffic. Even worse news, 36 of those hours are spent stuck next to that guy in the Plymouth Vega with the rolled down windows whose still blasting "Gangham Style" on the 19 of his 36 speakers.

Lead-Footed Suburbanites vs. Park Slope Stroller Moms: A Modest Proposal

Jay Michaelson | Posted 10.22.2013 | New York
Jay Michaelson

Thousands of Brooklyn residents can now confirm that the Barclay's Center has indeed impacted our lives -- often far too literally. Cars speed through our side streets, causing traffic and accidents, not to mention a complete absence of parking spaces. The empty promises that fans would ride the rails are now broken promises.

Improving Your Commute, One (Smarter) City At A Time

Naveen Lamba | Posted 10.20.2013 | Technology
Naveen Lamba

Whether you live in Northern Virginia like me, New York, Nairobi, or Nice, road congestion and the ensuing traffic jams aren't just inconvenient; they can impede economic growth and impact the environment. Imagine how much more productive people are when they're not stuck in their cars or on the bus several hours per day. The good news is that help is on the way.

New Orleans to unveil Claiborne expressway options in September

Susan Buchanan | Posted 10.05.2013 | Green
Susan Buchanan

(This article is published in "The Louisiana Weekly" in the August 5, 2013 edition.) In community meetings last winter and spring, New Orleans reside...

Debunking the Myths of Highway Tolling

Patrick D. Jones | Posted 09.29.2013 | Politics
Patrick D. Jones

American drivers recognize that our highways are in immediate need of major overhaul or reconstruction. But there's a bigger structural problem beneath our crumbling roadways: our method of funding highway infrastructure is broken.

Rolling Through Traffic

Shana Sigmond | Posted 09.29.2013 | HuffPost Home
Shana Sigmond

Moviemaking, in the end, is visual storytelling. Designing spaces -- what I do now -- is largely the same thing. And I couldn't do it without having done what I did in film.

Horn OK Please

Tarun Sakhrani | Posted 08.14.2013 | Travel
Tarun Sakhrani

These are the famous words you will see etched on the back of trucks in India, across the length and breadth of the country.

It's Time to Address New York's Growing Gridlock

Steven Cohen | Posted 08.10.2013 | Green
Steven Cohen

Today, congestion is costing the New York region more than $13 billion a year in lost productivity from time spent in traffic jams, wasted fuel, higher operating costs, and vehicle maintenance.

Homeless Man Dies After Being Hit By Mercedes On K Street

The Huffington Post | Arthur Delaney | Posted 06.05.2013 | DC

WASHINGTON -- A D.C. homeless man died after a Mercedes hit him on K Street, D.C. police said. At around 10:00 p.m. on May 16, Dereck Audrey start...

D.C. Speed Cameras Collected How Much?!

Posted 05.28.2013 | DC

WASHINGTON -- The top 10 speed cameras in the District have issued $29.5 million in tickets since the current fiscal year began seven months ago, acco...

Old Washington Traffic Jam on Pennsylvania Avenue

Ghosts of DC | Posted 07.17.2013 | DC
Ghosts of DC

Check out this awesome photo that we dug up through a little Googling. Think traffic is bad today? This looks nasty.

And The City With The Worst Traffic Is...

24/7 Wall St. | Alexander E.M. Hess and Samuel Weigley | Posted 05.05.2013 | Business

From 24/7 Wall St.: Last year, the average American driver wasted 38 hours sitting in traffic. While the occasional traffic jam inconveniences most dr...

10 Of The Worst Traffic Cities In The United States | Posted 07.01.2013 | Travel

While traveling through cities in the United States, wouldn't it be great if you could pin-point where the worst traffic was? There is nothing I loath...

GOP Lawmakers Push Ban On Red Light Cameras

The Huffington Post | John Celock | Posted 03.11.2013 | Politics

A trio of Republican legislators in Ohio have introduced legislation banning the use of cameras to catch speeding and red-light runners in the state. ...

Los Angeles Gets 'In Sync' to Address Traffic

Jan Perry | Posted 05.07.2013 | Los Angeles
Jan Perry

Los Angeles is one of the most populated cities in the nation. It's a city of 12 million plus vehicles and, at times, it can feel like all 12 million are trying to get to the same place at the same time. In fact, across the country, Los Angeles has become synonymous with gridlock.

New Orleans Considers Tearing Down Claiborne Expressway

Susan Buchanan | Posted 04.29.2013 | Green
Susan Buchanan

(This article was published in "The Louisiana Weekly" in the Feb. 25, 2013 edition.) New Orleans officials hope to move residents toward a consensus ...