With federal highway funding about to expire and highway projects around the country on the verge of shutting down - we have just the kind of crisis that's required for everyone involved to finally take action.
My youngest daughter was always a social kid, so when she grew up, she of course adopted all the social media. She Facebooks, she texts, so that even though she's out of the house and married, it's almost like she never left.
But her favorite social media is the phone. The bluetooth is always in her ear.
Overnight Andrew Rector has become the most famous baseball fan in New York. He's the man who was caught on ESPN snoozing during the fourth inning of the April 13th Yankees - Red Sox game at Yankee stadium.
As gas prices go up, and as Congress continues to dither over the cost of maintaining he nation's highways, Thomas Fisher, dean of the University of Minnesota's design college, says we are simply seeing the natural consequences of America's car culture.