Friday, January 28, 2011

Time to admit it -- auto system does not work

Credit: Submitted by Alicia Renee
Prince William Parkway became a parking lot during the snow.

Nightmare commute stretched until dawn for many drivers | InsideNova: "Because of the volume of cars on the road and those stalled due to road conditions, VDOT trucks couldn’t get to where they were going in a timely fashion.

Morris said in 25 years with VDOT, she’s never seen anything like it before – even considering last year’s blizzards – and called 66 a parking lot."

Wednesday, January 12, 2011

Business group feels the U.S. is not moving quickly enough toward disaster

On Our Radar: U.S. Chamber Backs Expansion of Fossil Fuels - "The top energy official at the United States Chamber of Commerce, the powerful lobbying group, urges lawmakers to focus on expanding fossil fuel energy production, not “high-cost energy sources” like wind and solar."