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Month: June 2020
4 Types of Drivers at Rail Crossings

Every three hours there’s an accident at a rail crossing in North America. Every day someone dies from these accidents. The primary approach to preventing these accidents and deaths has been installing static signs, flashing lights, bells, and gates. The first such device was installed in 1913 and is shown in the picture below. As […]

4 Types of Drivers at Rail Crossings
TRAINFO vs Google

Google Maps and Waze – these are two of my favorite apps for navigation. They show me different routes, predict my estimated time of arrival (ETA), show me congested roads (conveniently colored as red, yellow, and green), and even identify work zones, speed traps, and points of interest along the way.  It feels magical. Most […]

TRAINFO vs Google