West Coast Freeway Earns Electric Highway Nickname

West Coast Freeway Earns Electric Highway Nickname
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Back in 2009, California, Oregon, and Washington made a decision to start turning a portion of the I-5 freeway into an Electric Highway. Hoping to address the limited range of an electric vehicle, the states lined a 160-mile stretch on the West Coast freeway with eight charging stations. Each station is spaced out 25 miles… Continue Reading...

Seattle Introduces Speed Limit Signs That Change Depending on Traffic

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Seattle Introduces Speed Limit Signs That Change Depending on Traffic
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Here’s a novel idea:  Seattle have started posting different speed limit signs along I-5 now, depending on traffic volume. Dubbed the Smarter Highways project and brought to you by the Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT), these new signs serve multi purposes: to relieve congestion; to indicate when motorists should merge; or when a lane… Continue Reading...