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John Oliver Saved Net Neutrality: Can He Save Our Roads, Too?

John Oliver Saved Net Neutrality: Can He Save Our Roads, Too?

Last summer, things looked grim for fans of net neutrality. The Federal Communications Commission was considering new rules that would allow internet service providers like Comcast and Cox to charge websites like Netflix and Hulu higher fees to keep their content flowing freely. Then, a funny thing... read more

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Money Pit: Potholes, Poor Roads Cost Motorists $335 Per Year

Think those deep potholes and frost heaves along the commute—and all the rattles and squeaks they elicit from your car—are costing you big in extra repairs and vehicle... read more April 29, 2010 by  2


 
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Shockingly High Number of U.S. Bridges Substandard, Still

One of the great things about our job is that we get to read all about cars. And, often, some of the peripheral topics too. Like bridges. In fact, we get to read things like... read more November 10, 2009 by  0


 
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Is A Higher Gas Tax The Way To Pay For Road Repair?

Every now and then, one of our posts sparks a nice online discussion. Typical topics: the fate of General Motors after the government bailout, whether hybrid cars are for... read more June 11, 2009 by  1


 
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Transportation Secretary LaHood Mulling Tax On Miles Driven

Obama's new Transportation Secretary, Republican Ray LaHood, is eying a tax based on miles driven as opposed to fuel consumed. Why the potential switch? America's relatively... read more February 20, 2009 by  6


 

 
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