More from John Latta

John Latta is Editor-in-Chief of Better Roads magazine who has spent the last decade writing about roads, construction equipment, trucks and trucking, bridges, and Washington’s influence on all of the above. He is a former daily newspaperman who has pursued news in Australia, New Zealand, the U.K. and the U.S.

Parking It

Parking It

Posted on Jul 05, 2013

I remember being in Paris once and after a few days it occurred to me I had not seen an ...

What flavor fuel?

What flavor fuel?

Posted on Jul 03, 2013

You know when you enter an ice-cream shop you are probably going to falter when you get to the front ...

Your Swine Airlines flight is ready for departure

Your Swine Airlines flight is ready for departure

Posted on Jul 01, 2013

This is a fact: Gas taxes go up. All across the country they go up. Despite what you might think from ...

All in all you’re just another deer on the wall

All in all you’re just another deer on the wall

Posted on Jun 28, 2013

Let’s say you have a wall separating a street from people or offices or houses or factories or maybe a ...

You Can’t Always Get What You Want

You Can’t Always Get What You Want

Posted on Jun 27, 2013

But if you try sometimes, you might just get Amtrak what it needs. And a little street cred is what ...

Creepy plates

Creepy plates

Posted on Jun 26, 2013

Drones. NSA phone spying. License tags. This has to be a story that will set fire to some heated conversations. South ...

The cost of gasoline: Them and us

The cost of gasoline: Them and us

Posted on Jun 25, 2013

Now this is a fun table to play with. I’m all for this sort of interactivity if I know how to ...

Corporate road sponsorships coming to New Jersey

Corporate road sponsorships coming to New Jersey

Posted on Jun 24, 2013

It had to happen. Funding for our transportation infrastructure is inadequate, to use a nice word, and states and any other ...

Focus on the city center or the neighborhoods?

Focus on the city center or the neighborhoods?

Posted on Jun 21, 2013

Here’s a question about Washington D.C. road and transportation planning that I’m thinking is the sort of macro question facing ...

Boeuf en Croute a la Amtrak, Comrade?

Boeuf en Croute a la Amtrak, Comrade?

Posted on Jun 20, 2013

Someone hold John Mica back. The Florida Republican representative and former chairman of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee is still ...

Is the car the cigarette of the future?

Is the car the cigarette of the future?

Posted on Jun 19, 2013

How would you feel if you were shunned in the not-too-distant future for doing something we do every day now ...

HOTless in Seattle

HOTless in Seattle

Posted on Jun 18, 2013

It appears some road planners in the Seattle area assumed that drivers would be willing to pay their way out ...

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