Man dies after ‘unexpected’ hit-and-run accident

A man has died after an unexpected hit-by-vehicle accident on a Melbourne street, police said.Police said the man, aged in his 50s, was taken to hospital with non-life threatening injuries after the incident on the intersection of Northland Street and Park Street, Melbourne.The collision happened around 1:30am.It is believed the man was in a white Ford Focus car.The car was […]

When a traffic jam can cost a $6.6 billion highway project

When a highway project goes wrong, it can cost billions of dollars.That’s the lesson that traffic engineers at the University of California, Berkeley, learned last year when a massive freeway closure in Southern California was canceled after more than a month.┬áThe traffic jam was a major setback for a project that would have connected Interstate 880 to the Bay Area, […]