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A Freeway Runs Through It: A Review of
The Big Roads
, by Earl Swift
Earl Swift's new book,
The Big Roads: The Untold Story of the Engineers, Visionaries, and Trailblazers Who Created the American Superhighways
, explains from the very beginning of the automotive age how expressways, turnpikes, interstates, and freeways came to be.
Gardner Ready to Shed Department of Transportation
Former media critic at the Rocky Mountain News; Blogger, www.b...
Egged on by radio-host Amy Oliver, Rep. Cory Gardner (R-CO) revealed Friday that he favors plans that "would basically turn the Department of Transportation back to the states."
In The Public Interest
: Fixing Our "Shiny New Toys"
Senior Analyst, U.S. Public Interest Research Group
Requiem for a Hummer
Dan Becker and James Gerstenzang
Director and Editorial Director of the Safe Climate Campain, r...
GM's Hummer has died. But it'll continue to spew its fumes -- and spread global warmth -- for years to come.
Out of Shape and Into Yoga
Humor columnist, The Stamford Advocate
Lately, I have begun to think that, at 55, I really ought to do more than what is now my main form of physical activity, which is to get up once a night to go to the bathroom. So I recently took a yoga class.
Americans are driving much less; But one area of the country can't get any gas or diesel at all
Journalist/Broadcaster covering the auto industry and auto rac...
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