More From Kirk Landers

How much capacity is too much?

How much capacity is too much?

Better Roads

Posted by Kirk Landers on Oct 09, 2014

Last summer, I was shocked to receive an email blast from the Illinois Public Interest Research Group (PIRG) urging the ...

The Traffic Fatality Mystery of 2012

The Traffic Fatality Mystery of 2012

Better Roads

Posted by Kirk Landers on Jul 02, 2014

By Kirk Landers, Editor Emeritus   A year ago, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) raised eyebrows in the road industry ...

Saving Sacred Lives

Saving Sacred Lives

Better Roads

Posted by Contributed on Apr 12, 2014

We’re not supposed to admire Sweden because its economic system employs many socialistic practices, ranging from single-payer healthcare to high ...

Solutions for a Bankrupt Trust Fund

Solutions for a Bankrupt Trust Fund

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Posted by Equipment World Staff on Jan 08, 2014

A Republican-dominated Congress under President George W. Bush couldn’t do it. A Democrat-dominated Congress under President Barack Obama couldn’t do ...

Where, oh where can that road money be?

Where, oh where can that road money be?

Better Roads

Posted by Staff Report on Nov 06, 2013

A Congress that cannot pass a budget or even agree not to default on loans is not a group that ...

Who Shot the Cyclist?

Who Shot the Cyclist?

Better Roads

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Oct 02, 2013

A decade or so ago, I was enjoying a late afternoon jog in New York’s Central Park on a beautiful ...

A Farewell to Ray Barnhart

A Farewell to Ray Barnhart

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Posted by Equipment World Staff on Sep 08, 2013

Ray Barnhart’s passing this past May received due recognition in Republican Party circles, especially in Texas where he served as ...

It’s Not Just the Money

It’s Not Just the Money

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Posted by Equipment World Staff on Aug 07, 2013

“If you have the money,” one of my favorite publishers used to say, “you can solve a lot of problems.” That’s ...

Robocops 2: Jury Still Out

Robocops 2: Jury Still Out

Better Roads

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Jun 05, 2013

A few years ago, I wrote a column for this space ridiculing the use of robotic enforcement of red-light violations ...

“Why are our roads so crappy?” Oh. Right.

“Why are our roads so crappy?” Oh. Right.

Better Roads

Posted by Equipment World Staff on May 06, 2013

Here in the Rust Belt, the season of snow and ice is giving way to the season of rain and ...

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