You won’t believe what happened last month. We hit 500 cases for the first time, more than doubling our volume from a year ago. Monthly traffic edged closer to that 1 million-pageviews level. And our fundraiser set a new high-water mark, with our citizen advocates donating more than $20,000.
I recently was inspired by my wife (who often inspires me). Unfortunately, this inspiration took place during a frantic phone call as she was stuck on the highway, 20 minutes before her plane’s scheduled departure. This flight was the only one that would have enabled her to make it in time for a business meeting.
When Wendy Osterweil receives a surprise bill for a traffic fine from Enterprise, she wonders if she’s being overcharged. Our advocates try to find out.
When Walter Heleen returned from Italy last May, he thought he’d paid all of his bills. But there was just one more thing to settle up. OK, maybe two.
Mexico doesn’t need any more bad press. Between drug violence and natural disasters, it’s had enough, thanks very much. All
John Wieroniey made a wrong turn while he was driving in Prague recently. He blamed his onboard navigation system, which
Here’s a problem travelers are running into more frequently: Months after a trip, they get a bill from their rental company charging them for an unknown traffic violation, plus a handling fee. Often, there’s little recourse.
Which American city has the worst traffic? If you said New York or Los Angeles, guess again. A new survey by TomTom, which is based on the traffic data of millions of GPS users, finds Seattle has the highest percentage of congested roadways.
Los Angeles. That’s according to a new survey by Inrix, which provides traffic and navigation services and produces a biannual traffic scorecard.
If you thought fees, or nonexistent customer service or high fuel prices were the biggest problems facing travelers, think again. It’s traffic, according to the Texas Transportation Institute’s 2009 Annual Urban Mobility Report.
Traffic to the three major online travel agencies — Expedia, Orbitz and Travelocity — is trending higher, as bargain-hunters snap up discounted airline tickets, hotel rooms and rental cars. It helps that the agencies eliminated some of their booking fees a few months ago.
Nothing can ruin your vacation faster than a speeding ticket, particularly if you were going just a few miles an hour over the limit. It’s almost as if the cop was waiting for you behind a tree and pulled you over because your car had out-of-state plates.