June 23, 2016
If you’re like a majority of Americans with an office job, you sit for the majority of your work day.
When it comes to doing your job, it’s easy to forget the strain you put on your body from sitting too long. The obvious solution for sitting too much is standing.
Developing the minds of budding young engineers is the goal of the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials’ TRAC™ program, which is a hands-on program designed for use in science, math, and social science classes. Part of the program involves a nationwide, annual bridge building competition for kids in seventh through 12th grades, culminating in a national completion at AASHTO’s annual spring meeting.
You may not know it, but today is the 25th Annual International Motorcycle and Scooter Ride to Work Day.
How did you get to work today? Chances are you hopped in your car, by yourself, and drove. That simple act is so common that most of us think that’s the way everyone commutes. For people facing homelessness, the story could not be more different. Folks who have no permanent residence not only have no personal transportation, they face barriers to public transit when commuting to jobs, as well.