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The Fresh Prints Of L.A.

Posted 06.28.2012 | Arts

When Uncle Phil opened his loving arms and French double doors to a troubled teenager from Philly in "The Fresh Prince of Bel Air," America began its ...

Mesmerizing Visualization Of The Flow Of Traffic

The Huffington Post | Hallie Sekoff | Posted 06.14.2012 | Home

Using a medley of different mediums -- paper, timelapse, stop motion -- director Benjamin Ducroz has created a hypnotizing piece of art. In his short ...

Howie Richmond (1917-2012): Music Publishing Pioneer With a Big Heart

Michael Sigman | Posted 07.28.2012 | Entertainment
Michael Sigman

You may not know the name Howie Richmond, but without him, it's likely you'd have never gotten to know the music of Woody Guthrie, Pete Seeger, Lead Belly and many other essential figures in American and European popular music.

How America Became an Automobile Nation

Joan Marans Dim | Posted 07.24.2012 | New York
Joan Marans Dim

This Memorial Day weekend, as we take our automobiles out for a costly, gasping, traffic-clogged spin, it's instructive to remember that the road to hell is often paved with good intentions.

Beat the Barclays Center Traffic Blues: Use Mass Transit

Ellen Freudenheim | Posted 05.24.2012 | New York
Ellen Freudenheim

I have a case of anticipatory road rage from being stuck in stadium traffic. To solve the anticipated parking crunch, the Barclays Center should make it harder to park, to scare drivers away from the arena. Here are 7 ideas:

Traffic Solutions for the Future

J. Michael Welton | Posted 07.24.2012 | Arts
J. Michael Welton

After decades of urban and suburban infrastructure designed by traffic engineers who've delivered tangled and ever-slowing meaning to the word oxymoron, Audi is turning to the architecture community for new solutions.

The Surprising Benefit Of A Struggling Economy

The Huffington Post | Harry Bradford | Posted 05.23.2012 | Business

The recovery isn't exactly booming, but there may be one plus side to a weak economy: Less time sitting in traffic. Traffic congestion fell 30 per...

5 Reasons the Future Is Better Without Jetpacks or Flying Cars

Nick Hurwitch | Posted 07.19.2012 | Science
Nick Hurwitch

Here are five reasons why you should just buy your "environmentally friendly" vehicle of choice and stop holding your breath for a flying future that will never come.

Your Start-Up Life: How to Get Flexibility at Work?

Rana Florida | Posted 07.16.2012 | Business
Rana Florida

Feel free to let your boss know that a new study released by the Center for Disease Control, National Institutes of Health, and American Cancer Society has confirmed what many have long suspected: that lengthy car commutes are terrible for your health.

No, This Is Why We're Fat!

Marianne Cusato | Posted 07.09.2012 | Miami
Marianne Cusato

Dismissing community design in fighting obesity is irresponsible. In 30 years, the number of overweight children in the U.S has tripled, and there's a direct correlation between the reduction in walking and biking and increased weight.

Mind Shift: Your Daily Commute

Kristina Groves | Posted 06.04.2012 | Healthy Living
Kristina Groves

I'm advocating a mind shift in how we live our lives, and believe that an alarmingly simple change in the way we structure our time can drastically improve our quality of life.

Why You Don't Own A Car

The Huffington Post | Catherine New | Posted 04.03.2012 | Money

The quintessential dream of waking up on your sixteenth birthday to find a new car adorned with a big red bow parked in the driveway is now a thing of...

Greening the District With Traffic Cameras

Susanna Murley | Posted 05.30.2012 | DC
Susanna Murley

Pedestrians and cyclists can breathe easier on Washington, D.C.'s streets because of a plan to "cover the entire city" with traffic cameras. Cameras slow down traffic, and slower cars would make it safer to walk and bike around the capital.

Top 10 Academy Awards Conspiracy Theories

TruTV.com | Posted 04.23.2012 | Weird News

Are the Academy Awards rigged? Film buffs, conspiracy theorists and bloggers have raised the question for years, but have been unable to back up i...

"Car-cation": Take a Vacation From Your Car

Cindy Auten | Posted 04.23.2012 | Business
Cindy Auten

Take your commute out of the mix and you have more time to balance your work and family. It's time to focus on what matters, and eliminate what really doesn't.

Lessons of Indonesia -- How Little We Need to Communicate...

Misha Lyuve | Posted 04.22.2012 | Home
Misha Lyuve

For the world of Indonesia traffic to function, the inner intelligence of self-governance created a new language -- the language of honking.

House Transportation Bill Would Worsen Traffic

Rob Perks | Posted 04.11.2012 | Green
Rob Perks

In their "Pledge to America," after taking control of the House, the GOP promised it would not package unpopular legislation with must-pass bills. They've done the exact opposite with the Transportation Bill.

Matt Sledge

Your Name Here: GOP Gov. Bob McDonnell Wants To Sell Naming Rights For Virginia Roads, Bridges

HuffingtonPost.com | Matt Sledge | Posted 01.23.2012 | Politics

If Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell (R) has his way, you could soon take Wawa Road over the Walgreens Bridge past the Waffle House Interchange to get to Wa...

2011 Was A Bad Year For Elephants

AP | MICHELLE FAUL | Posted 02.27.2012 | Green

JOHANNESBURG — Large seizures of elephant tusks make this year the worst on record since ivory sales were banned in 1989, with recent estimates ...

You Can't Get There From Here

Ed Crego, George Muñoz and Frank Islam | Posted 01.18.2012 | Politics
Ed Crego, George Muñoz and Frank Islam

Compromise was on the wane in our nation's Capitol before the elections of 2010. It has become virtually non-existent since.

In the Public Interest: Problems With Privatized Law Enforcement's New Frontier

Phineas Baxandall | Posted 12.27.2011 | Crime
Phineas Baxandall

Cash-starved municipalities privatizing law enforcement? Companies with business models that depend on catching increasing numbers of Americans for crimes? This can be a terrible combination.

Can Virginia Make Interstate 66 A Smarter Highway? (WATCH)

The Huffington Post | Posted 12.18.2011 | DC

WASHINGTON -- The Virginia Department of Transportation is preparing to issue a request for proposals that would institute an "active traffic manageme...

Mimes Mock Pedestrians At Venezuelan Traffic Crosswalks

AP | By CHRISTOPHER TOOTHAKER | Posted 12.08.2011 | World

CARACAS, Venezuela -- A part of Venezuela's capital is giving dangerous drivers the silent treatment, sending mimes into the streets to do what police...

Gridlocked: Staring at Brake Lights and Holding First Place

John B. Townsend II | Posted 12.04.2011 | DC
John B. Townsend II

It is ironic that our region, the capital of the free world, suffers from world-class gridlock in the political process and on area roads.

D.C. Traffic Is Just Terrible, Studies Confirm ... Again

The Huffington Post | Arin Greenwood | Posted 11.27.2011 | DC

WASHINGTON -- As you know, the D.C. area is already No. 1 for worst traffic congestion in the U.S., according to the Texas Transportation Institute's ...