November 2007 Posts

It’s All in the Timing

November 24, 2007

The last time you sat in your car at a traffic signal or stood impatiently at the bus stop, did you feel like you were wasting precious time and energy as you waited?

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Time to Make the Grade

November 17, 2007

The recent National Traffic Signal Report Card highlighted a challenge facing the transportation profession—to maintain and manage existing facilities with limited resources and funding. The Proactive Management grade from the report card was an “F” on the national level. Further, the report card indicated that an overall letter grade of “A” would reduce travel times by up to 25%, fuel consumption by up to 10%, and harmful emissions by up to 22%.

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A Demanding Time: A closer look at how one city is working to meet demands

November 04, 2007

Similar to many large metropolitan cities across the country, Baltimore, Maryland, has recaptured the feel of a vibrant and exciting city. As businesses return to the downtown after wandering to the suburbs and young professionals eagerly invest in redeveloping downtown neighborhoods, life flows back into a city that has steadily declined over the past 40 years.

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