School bus safety is important and not many drivers are aware of the rules surrounding it. The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation’s (PennDOT) Just Drive PA program has produced an animation to help Pennsylvanians drive safely around school buses. Although these rules are similar across the US, please check with your state DOT, to learn about the school bus safety rules in your [...]
This year’s Rail Reality exhibit co-sponsored by the Ames Historical Society and the Octagon Center for the Arts celebrated the 150th anniversary of the railroad in Ames. One of the features of the exhibit was a working, scale model of the The Dinkey. The Dinkey was one of the early forms of public transit, in Ames. Originally, the Dinkey ran [...]
Stefon Gonzalez worked with a group of his high school classmates to build a hybrid race car that gave 100 mpe (miles per gallon equivalent). Read and hear Stefon’s story about this project in his own voice. Click on his picture on the left side of the screen to see and hear his story. You can click on the bar at [...]
Strapped to a jet-powered wing, Yves Rossy is the Jetman — flying free, his body as the rudder, above the Swiss Alps and the Grand Canyon. After a powerful short film shows how it works, Rossy takes the TEDGlobal stage to share the experience and thrill of flying. Source: TEDGlobal
Creativity knows no bounds! Listen to Anna Mracek Dietrich’s story about a driveable airplane on Ted Talks!
Produced jointly by the National Center for Transit Research at the Center for Urban Transportation Research, University of South Florida and the Hillsborough Area Regional Transit Authority in Tampa, Florida.
Although many of us ignore the internal workings of our vehicles completely, when it comes to checking your oil, ignorance is NOT bliss! As part of basic preventative maintenance, making sure that your car or truck has enough oil (and enough clean oil) is critical. If the oil is dirty, it can damage your car and running out of oil [...]
The Housing + Transportation Affordability Index offers the true cost of housing based on its location by measuring the transportation costs associated with place. Awesome.
This 35mm film is reportedly the first ever taken and was shot in 1906 in San Francisco, California. The video shows a really interesting cross-sectioni of transportation: bicycles, trollies, streetcars, horse-and-buggy, walking, and cars.
(via The Infrastructurist)
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