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A Smart Modular Roadway Could Ping Workers When It Needs To Be Replaced

Autonomous vehicles get all the glory in our ideal transportation future, but they’re gonna need somewhere to drive. Our streets are seriously lagging, technology-wise. Enter smart roadways that can alert crews when they need to be repaired—and then can be swapped out as easily as Lego bricks. »4/28/15 5:32pm4/28/15 5:32pm

Deer Detecting Road Technology Being Tested In Colorado

An electromagnetic sensor system capable of automatically detecting the presence of large animals on or near roadways and alerting drivers to their presence is being tested in Colorado. So far, the system appears to be working; the only problem might be the drivers themselves. Colorado is trialing the system on a road… »10/15/08 3:30pm10/15/08 3:30pm

Motorsports Race Tracks Make Out Big In $700 Billion Bailout

One of the so-called "sweeteners" added to the financial markets bailout bill that passed the Senate Tuesday night was an obscure provision allowing motorsports race track owners to write off the cost of their facilities over seven years. Apparently the IRS has been trying to extend the track write-off period to 15… »10/03/08 9:40am10/03/08 9:40am