Today’s Headlines

  • You may have seen the disturbing Guatemala City sinkhole — but how did it happen? A look at the street engineering behind the scare (ABC)
  • Lawmakers offer bills providing subsidies, incentives for electric car expansion (Det. News)
  • Vermont becomes latest state to criminalize texting and cell phone use by drivers (AP)
  • Caterpillar boosts its rail business with $820m acquisition (Bloomberg)
  • Alabama governor launches new efficiency initiative for state’s auto industry (AP)
  • Michigan officials plot a coming push for high-speed rail funding (Press & Guide)
  • Rhode Island lawmakers approve study of future transition to vehicle mileage tax (
  • A look at South Africa’s infrastructure preparations for this month’s World Cup (VOA)


State Farm Looks to Engage Cycling Community

Responding to criticism of an ad depicting a humiliated office worker forced to bike to his job due to high gas prices, State Farm Director of Marketing Communications Tim Van Hoof writes: I’m sorry this commercial offended anyone. State Farm has been a supporter of bicycle safety through the thousands of bicycle rodeos we’ve held […]