I’ve read portions of this book called Traffic: Why We Drive the Way We Do (and What It Says About Us) before and now I want to read the whole thing after listening to this talk by Tom Vanderbilt (the author). I love driving but I hate driving in traffic. It was one of the […]
The first episode in MOTHERBOARD’s Phreaked Out series on hacking information systems. This first episode is about 2 guys, Kartik Patel and Gabriel Murillo, who hacked into LA’s transportation network system and changed the light sequence at 4 major LA intersections, causing city gridlock that lasted up to 3 days. It’s the first time I’ve […]
What?! Each installation of these cameras can cost up to $100,000?!
Not so remarkable since anybody can do this traveling at approximately 30 MPH. Synced traffic lights save gas and make the air cleaner (assuming people drive accordingly).
Damn. Mexico City sounds like a terrible place.
Archival video from Getty Images. Oh, iconic Wilshire Blvd., how I miss you…sorta.