Will New York's New Highway "Texting Stops" Curb Distracted Driving?

In an attempt to curb the number of dangerous drivers on New York highways who are distracted by their smartphones, the state is introducing dedicated Texting Zones where motorists can pull off, park, and safely use their mobile devices. But the initiative doesn't require any new construction since existing rest stops… » 9/24/13 1:35pm 9/24/13 1:35pm

Ten Highways That Should Be Destroyed Now

This list from the Congress For The New Urbanism » 9/30/08 11:00am 9/30/08 11:00am (CNU) and the Center For Neighborhood Technology highlights ten aging expressways which arguably have reached their time to die. The CNU's reasoning is that these hulking highways in dense urban areas not only cost far too much to maintain, but that they also hinder…

Crazy Japanese Interchanges Look Crazier From Underneath

Google Earth does a mighty fine job showing the essence of crazy interchanges, but if you really want to know how ridiculous interchanges can be, check out the underneath view. These interchanges don't come from China, but rather the neighbor of Japan. Ken Ohyama is the man that has captured some of Japan's most… » 5/21/08 4:20pm 5/21/08 4:20pm