More from Lauren Heartsill Dowdle

An award-winning journalist, Lauren Heartsill Dowdle is the editor-at-large of Total Landscape Care magazine and the production editor of Better Roads magazine. Previously, she was the associate editor for Equipment World magazine. She joined the Randall-Reilly team in 2010 after graduating from the University of Alabama with a communications degree. You can reach Lauren at lheartsill.rrpub@gmail.com.

Are Laws Made to be Broken?

Are Laws Made to be Broken?

Posted on Sep 12, 2013

I thought the point of carpool lanes was to cut down on the amount of drivers for traffic and environmental ...

PHOTOS: Where Buses Go To Die

PHOTOS: Where Buses Go To Die

Posted on Sep 10, 2013

Somewhere underground in Belgium a tomb for retired buses, trams and other public transportation vehicles is hidden and forgotten. This unfinished ...

Why Millennials Aren’t Buying Cars

Why Millennials Aren’t Buying Cars

Posted on Sep 06, 2013

It isn’t that the younger generation doesn’t have a job or money – they just prefer to delay or put ...

DOT Loses State’s Trust

DOT Loses State’s Trust

Posted on Sep 04, 2013

Delays and redesign costs have added an extra $128 million to the Washington State Department of Transportation's (WSDOT) Highway 520 ...

Weirdest U.S. Driving Laws

Weirdest U.S. Driving Laws

Posted on Sep 02, 2013

Don’t run red lights or stop signs. Stay on your side if there are double lines. These are all laws ...

Just Another Hyperloop?

Just Another Hyperloop?

Posted on Aug 30, 2013

It looks like Elon Musk isn’t the only one who wants to enter the futuristic transportation debate. Dan Corns, president of ...

Keep It Moving

Keep It Moving

Posted on Aug 29, 2013

Many of New Delhi, India’s highway-building efforts are at a standstill – but that might not be the case for ...

The Golden State or the Traffic State?

The Golden State or the Traffic State?

Posted on Aug 28, 2013

Think your state has the most traffic? If you live in California, you’re right. And if you live anywhere else, ...

What Buicks & White Tubs Have in Common

What Buicks & White Tubs Have in Common

Posted on Aug 27, 2013

I learned how to drive in my mother’s blue Buick Century. It wasn’t my idea of a cool car at ...

Top 5 Cities for Electric Cars

Top 5 Cities for Electric Cars

Posted on Aug 26, 2013

Some of the cities on this list are probably obvious, but I was surprised about a few of the cities ...

Texas, You’re Going the Wrong Way!

Texas, You’re Going the Wrong Way!

Posted on Aug 23, 2013

Normally, when a gravel road starts seeing a lot of traffic, it earns enough street cred to be upgraded to ...

Trains to Embody Scotland

Trains to Embody Scotland

Posted on Aug 22, 2013

When I think of Scotland, I envision castles, kilts, breathtaking nature and an array of fresh produce. But I guess ...

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