StarTribune Hwy. 52 between Rochester, Cities dangerously behind the times [I just drove this myself, and the speeding was amazing].
IDV User Experience: Shipping Mix [Via Lisa Schweitzer, nice visualizations]
Pioneer Press: Drivers need some direction to safely navigate roundabouts [I don't understand the un-American bit, waiting for a communist traffic light to centrally allocate scarce green time seems vaguely Soviet. Seizing available road space seems American, never mind the natives already in the intersection.]
Discovery News: How Google's Self-Driving Car Works How Google's Self-Driving Car Works
NY Times: Mattel to Acquire HIT Entertainment for $680 Million Sir Topham Hatt has a new boss.