Tag: Roadscapes

Roadscapes Wednesday: A Drive Around Birmingham, Alabama: I-59, I-65, Irondale To Gardendale

Welcome to Roadscapes Wednesday, each week this post will talk about roads and infrastructure related topics.  I am called the “road geek” for a good reason, I love roads and love talking […]

Roadscapes Wednesday: Why There’s Almost No Google Street View In Germany – Cheddar Explains

Welcome to Roadscapes Wednesday, each week this post will talk about roads and infrastructure related topics.  I am called the “road geek” for a good reason, I love roads and love talking […]

Roadscapes Wednesday: Why The Extra RED LIGHT On Freeway Ramps

Welcome to Roadscapes Wednesday, each week this post will talk about roads and infrastructure related topics.  I am called the “road geek” for a good reason, I love roads and love talking […]

Roadscapes Wednesday: Evolution Of Traffic (1890s ~ 2020s)

Here is a cool video showing the evolution of traffic from the 1890’s to today.  Yes, there is some video that exists way back to the 1890’s.  Also, you can see how […]

Roadscapes Wednesday: Atlanta Georgia Street Tour 2020

Want to see some amazing Atlanta street footage?  Freeway Jim shows off a route through Downtown, Midtown, and the Buckhead areas of Atlanta on a Saturday morning with light traffic and great […]

Roadscapes Wednesday: Alabama Trucking Industry Keeps On Truckin’ In Tough Times

Post written by Chuck Chandler for Alabama NewsCenter Truckin’ is an American tradition, the subject of Eddie Kendricks and Grateful Dead tunes, a Robert Crump cartoon character strutting confidently across the continent, […]

Roadscapes Wednesday: My Mom Is Now On Google Maps Street View

Google Street View has mapped so many roads across our planet.  I love going onto Street View when I’m bored and just randomly go to a place and look at their roads.  […]

Roadscapes Wednesday: US-Canada Border Splits This Road Down The Middle

Yep, this is interesting.  In a towns of Stanstead, Quebec and Derby Line, Vermont, comes a road where the border runs down the middle of the road.  One side of houses is in […]

Roadscapes Wednesday: ALDOT Screws Up A Brand New Interstate Sign In Birmingham

Gotta love ALDOT, and the contractors that work for them.  This week, crews installed a new BGS (Big Green Sign) over I-20 West / I-59 South before the I-65 junction.  Never mind […]

Roadscapes: Boston’s I-90 / I-93 Big Dig Tunnels

As part of the “Special Project” I am currently working on, I was flown to Boston, MA.  And as many know, I am a roadgeek.  And one of the top roadgeek spots […]

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