CTA officials, riders prepare for Red Line work
A sparse crowd of Sunday riders, many heading to work or church, offered a test run for the CTA before tens of thousands more passengers plot out a new commute to the office on Monday, the first weekday that the Dan Ryan branch will be closed.
Red Line construction project gets started
Hours into a Red Line construction project that promises to snarl commutes for months, the southbound train steered away from the Dan Ryan Expressway on Sunday morning and instead traveled down the Green Line tracks.
CTA Red Line Dan Ryan closure starts early Sunday
CTA Red Line riders who use the south leg of the north-south 'L' line will have to find alternate transportation starting 2 a.m. Sunday.
Don't Let Your Company's Scale Tip Your Bathroom Scale
Any programmer or blogger knows that when you work on the Internet, on a computer, it's easy to gain weight. Tech office pantries are stocked with Red Bull, candy, chips and even things you wouldn't think were too unhealthy, like protein bars. Protein bars are basically injections of sugar. That's why they taste like a Snickers. But what no one talks about is that the "Startup 15" or 40 is unavoidable if you put in the effort, not to diet, but to be healthy. Because she is constantly around tech geeks and herself works online, blogger Darya Pino, who is both my friend and the wife of Google Ventures Partner Kevin Rose, is acutely aware of this pain and has a solution: Foodist, a way to stay healthy without going crazy dieting.
Florida DOT Cuts Yellow Light Delay Ignoring Federal Guidelines, Citations Soar
New submitter zlives writes in with news that Florida's DOT changed some language in their yellow light timing regulations, leading to a decrease in the yellow delay. Especially at lights with red light cameras. "From the article: 'Red light cameras generated more than $100 million in revenue last year in approximately 70 Florida communities, with 52.5 percent of the revenue going to the state. The rest is divided by cities, counties, and the camera companies. In 2013, the cameras are on pace to generate $120 million.' I wonder what the camera company cut is?" At least one areas has promised to undo the reduction now that they have been caught.