Well, the pic. says it all.. Walk Billy to school.. It not only keeps the family healthy but also saves you a lot of agony & time. 

Funniest Road Rage Ever and It was Caught on Camera [video] #Dashcam #Russia #Roadsafety #transpo

via Sploid (Gizmodo) We have all seen a ton of dash cam videos from Russia but nothing like this.  

Sometimes life gives you a few moments to ponder about everything.. and here is one such powerful moment caught on camera at a bombed out building in Gaza (via Imgur).

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#Job(s) Alert: Transportation Specialists, Economists, or Statisticians (multiple openings) - @USDOT @TransportStats #DC

The Office of the Assistant Secretary for Research and Technology (OST-R) seeks multiple Transportation Specialists, Economists, or Statisticians to join our team. OST-R coordinates the U.S. Department of Transportation’s (DOT) research programs and is charged with advancing rigorous analysis and the deployment of cross-cutting technologies to improve our Nation’s transportation system. We are…

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Job Alert: Policy Lead, #Transportation - @securing_energy at Washington, #DC H/T @YPTransportation #Jobs

via YPTransportation.org

SAFE is looking to hire someone to lead their transportation initiatives. This position will cover all of their work on advanced transportation technologies and alternative fuels, automotive efficiency, and emerging innovations like autonomous vehicles. The job consists of research and analysis on industry trends, public policy development, some outreach, and support of…

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Infograph: How can you bring Vision Zero to life and stop 1.2M road deaths per year? via @PTVTraffic @PTVGroup #transpo

via PTV

Did you know that for every 1km/h reduction in average speed, there is a 2% reduction in the number of crashes? With the growing population of humans and vehicles globally, the safety of road users is becoming more and more important.  The 2013 World Health Organization (WHO) reportindicates that worldwide the total number of road traffic deaths is ~1.24 million per year. Only 28…

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Job Alert: Project Assistant/Researchers - Clean Air Network @ Kathmandu, Nepal & Hong Kong Polytechnic Univ. @parthaabosu

The Clean Air Asia India Office calls for applications from young, dynamic candidates as Project Assistant/Researchers to be based in Nepal (Clean Air Network Nepal) and Hong Kong (Hong Kong Polytechnic University) under the Fredkorpset Norway South- South exchange program. The duration is for twelve months starting from 1st November 2014.

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#Slideshow: The Largest Plane Ever Built - Antonov An-225 “Mriya” #aviation #freight @runwaygirl @eumovedc #airplanes

 

Someone shared this incredible slideshow (with commentary )of the Antonov An-22 Mriya, the largest plane ever built.  Stunning to say the least.

A few nuggets of data from the slideshow:

  • It takes a crew of 6 people to fly this plane.
  • Wingspan: 88 meters (290 feet) Length: 84 meters (275 feet)
  • 32 wheels supporting a maximum take-off weight of 640 tonnes (1,411,000 pounds).
  • hold up to 300…

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#Infograph: Amazing Ways the Self-Driving #Technology will Change the World #driverlesscars #sdc #transpo

via Visual.ly Infographs are always a nice way to tell a story visually and this one below gets adopts that visual story telling to explain the complex societal impacts that are in the offing as the auto & tech heavy-weights like Google are vying to bring their self-driving technology to the mass market..

Consumers are winning? -> Road Rage - @Uber and @Lyft Fighting a Vicious Battle For Market Dominance #Uber #transpo

via WSJ

The ridesharing battle between Uber and Lyft has taken a fierce turn with the companies recruiting each other’s drivers, offering refunds on commissions and canceling rides to clog the system. At the end of the day, the customers are winning (and some may argue otherwise) and the ones who are losing out in  this battle are the taxi companies. The staid old taxi businesses are left…

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