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Using cheese to clear roads

Using cheese to clear roads

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Posted by Tina Grady Barbaccia on Sep 20, 2013

Where’s the cheese? It’s on the road! Wisconsin is known for its tasty cheese and its football fans wearing large, foam ...

Illusions slow drivers in South Florida

Illusions slow drivers in South Florida

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Posted by Amanda Bayhi on Sep 13, 2013

Drivers in South Florida may start slowing down thanks to an optical illusion on the roadways. South Florida traffic officials are ...

Coffee could fuel future cars

Coffee could fuel future cars

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Posted by Amanda Bayhi on Sep 12, 2013

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Nation’s first rural bus rapid transit system opens in Colorado

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Posted by Amanda Bayhi on Sep 09, 2013

The VelociRFTA Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) line opened last week in the Roaring Forks Valley region of Colorado. The system is ...

Just Another Hyperloop?

Just Another Hyperloop?

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Posted by Lauren Heartsill Dowdle 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 ...

The Real Future of Transportation

The Real Future of Transportation

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Posted by Lauren Heartsill Dowdle on Aug 20, 2013

With all of the hype and doubt over the hyperloop idea, here’s an example of a new form of transportation ...

Beam Me Up, Scotty

Beam Me Up, Scotty

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Posted by Lauren Heartsill Dowdle on Aug 16, 2013

Have you ever wanted to transport yourself from one location to another in an instant, like Captain Kirk from Star ...

Get Ready for Your Best Winter

Get Ready for Your Best Winter

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Posted by Equipment World Staff on Aug 07, 2013

Make the most of this cold season   By Brian Moore     Here comes winter! It’s that time when little road construction will be underway ...

Texas county tries “mechanical concrete”

Texas county tries “mechanical concrete”

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Posted by John Latta on Jul 23, 2013

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Hot Holes

Hot Holes

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Posted by Equipment World Staff on Jul 08, 2013

A magic mix of magnetite and microwaves offers a super year-round pothole fix.   By John Latta, Editor-in-Chief, jlatta@randallreilly.com   Put two great pieces ...

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