traffic http://tpr.org en The Good And Bad Of Terrible Traffic http://tpr.org/post/good-and-bad-terrible-traffic Across the country, traffic is getting worse. That&#8217;s a good thing &#8212; at least in terms of economic indicators. More people on the roads means more people are headed to jobs and the economy is bouncing back.<p>One of the cities that has a major problem with traffic is Austin, Texas. Wed, 05 Mar 2014 19:49:29 +0000 editor 27756 at http://tpr.org The Source: Proposed I-35 Changes Bring Tolls | Medical Care Lacking On Eastside http://tpr.org/post/source-proposed-i-35-changes-bring-tolls-medical-care-lacking-eastside <p><strong>In the first segment:</strong></p><p></p><p>The Texas Department of Transportation has proposed expanding Interstate 35 east of San Antonio by constructing 15 miles of elevated lanes that would also be tolls according to a presentation they made <a href="https://www.txdot.gov/inside-txdot/projects/studies/san-antonio/i35-i410.html" target="_blank">Monday night in the city of Schertz</a>. &nbsp;</p> Wed, 30 Oct 2013 19:05:43 +0000 Paul Flahive 21060 at http://tpr.org The Source: Proposed I-35 Changes Bring Tolls | Medical Care Lacking On Eastside Crash Barrels Make A Difference Saving Lives On The Highway http://tpr.org/post/crash-barrels-make-difference-saving-lives-highway <p>With distracted and drunk driving plaguing San Antonio and Bexar County, officials are taking drastic measures to help reduce injury and death from highway accidents.</p><p>The Texas Department of Transportation is helping save lives with vehicle impact attenuators, or crash barrels, which look like sand-filled trash cans and are located in spots where there is an exit or where the highway divides into an upper and lower level.</p><p>The attenuators are meant to soften the blow if a driver is heading toward what would otherwise be a solid concrete wall.</p> Fri, 19 Jul 2013 20:47:45 +0000 Ryan Loyd 15161 at http://tpr.org Crash Barrels Make A Difference Saving Lives On The Highway San Antonio's Traffic Jams Costing the City in Jobs http://tpr.org/post/san-antonios-traffic-jams-costing-city-jobs <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Pothole filled roads, bumpy highways and shaky bridges in Texas are posing mounting challenges to Texas drivers, according to <a href="http://www.tripnet.org/docs/TX_TRIP_San_Antonio_Transp_Challenges_NR_01-17-13.pdf" target="_blank">a new report from TRIP</a>,&nbsp;a Washington, DC based national transportation research organization.</span></p><p>Of the 100 transportation challenges identified in the report, five out of the top 50 are located in the San Antonio area.</p> Sat, 19 Jan 2013 04:02:22 +0000 David Martin Davies 4979 at http://tpr.org San Antonio's Traffic Jams Costing the City in Jobs