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    In the mural the very first thing that people would see would be the cars themselves, since the mural is relatively tall and is located on the side of a freeway which allows the drivers passing by to relate to the art piece, this in the end evokes the idea that this metropolitan city of Los Angeles is a haven town and should be recognized as a very beautiful city. Cars are a very important way of life here in the modern era, especially in a huge city such as this, and providing the audience with dynamic colors and a pristine and relatable setting really does set the bar for what and how the city of Los Angeles is defined. Though a big indicator of the car culture that exists in the big metropolitan city of Los Angeles in the mural would be the hearts situated on top of each car and the diversity of cars found in the painting each with its own unique color. However it can be said that the mural does not focus entirely on the cars, but on the spirit of the Angelenos. Which can be refuted by the fact that this mural was painting on the side of a freeway and was intentionally made to be viewed by the drivers which only reinforces the car culture that exists there. All in all, the mural 's contents can infer that Los Angeles holds the title of having the biggest car culture in the world and should be recognized for…

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    Low RIM Roads

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    Council maintained roads are of vital importance and it is essential that these assets are well maintained as they provide routes for the majority of freight around the country, connect remote communities and provide access for tourists and residents. Low volume roads have various definitions with Austroads (2000) defining them as 1000 vpd however incrementally at 100, 200 and 400 vpd, the design standard changes. Other publications and authors such as ARRB and Brodie define low volume roads…

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    What do I want to be when I grow up? Am I doing what I really want to do for the rest of my life? Is being a youth pastor my calling in life? Did I make the right choice to come to seminary? Why am I forcing myself to go to church? Why am I dragging myself to finish seminary? These were some of the questions that I struggle to answer throughout my four years in seminary. As a pastor’s child without a direction and purpose, I was pushed into attending Fuller Theological Seminary right…

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    Texas Road Congestion

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    As a conclusion for this data, not only does that mean more people in our region but it also means more car on the roads. (Mac Churchill) The population rate is higher than the roads, which means more cars, more congestion and traffic on the highways and alternative roads. The population in Texas keeps growing and growing. This is due to a lot of job opportunities that the states offers. But this also brings the issue that most of the jobs are in the urban area, downtowns. This causes the…

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    No more drivers getting annoyed by jamming on busy freeways. No more crowds thronging on the venerable marble roads beside the Union Square Park. No more travelers standing at the center of the Time Square and smiling to their cameras. No more children picking up snowballs and throwing to each other, except sometimes, they use shovels instead to collect snow for water resources. No more vagrants wandering in dark alleys with wrecked shopping carts in their hands. No more electricity powers. No…

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    Why People Drive America

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    In this book by tom Vanderbilt he gives an insight into the reasons people drive a certain way and how do those correlate to the amount of traffic people deal with every day. The psychology of the population is one of the biggest reasons that they drive a certain way. Everyone drives differently and they believe they are the best drivers even if their driving record doesn’t agree with them. He uses the help of many different engineers, physicist and psychologist form all around the world, in his…

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    Essay A There is a straight road in my hometown that in one coincidental way or another has shaped my entire life. The road is known as Junction Highway, and every place that has ever been important to me I have gotten to by using this road. On Junction Highway I have driven home from school feeling exhausted from whatever practice that I experienced that day, but still smiling as I rolled the windows down on my 2005 baby blue beetle, and let the fragrant hill country breeze blow my hair in…

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    As a sports photojournalist, writer and all-weather mountain sports junkie, Jennifer Thorson is focused on getting the most out of life and sharing her perspective with the world. She loves doing the unexpected. Jennifer received her undergraduate from University of Texas in Finance and an MBA from Southern Methodist University and worked in Dallas in wealth management and investments. After being in the corporate world for over a decade, her need for adventure and creativity came calling.…

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    William Bonin, also known as “The Freeway Killer”, is classified as a serial killer. One way to describe him as a serial killer is as a homosexual rapist. Bonin was a resident of the state of California, and has raped and murdered 14 teenagers. He committed his 1st rape crime in 1972 and went on until 1980, the year he was arrested. He was sentenced to death and died of lethal injection in 1996. On August 5, 1979, the defendant and co-defendant Butts accosted Marcus Grabs, 17, in Newport Beach…

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    Essay On Bus Ride

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    A Ride Through American Society America’s society has developed and shaped itself into a diverse country in terms of race and social class. My bus trip in my hometown of Pasadena, CA proved to be no different as I rode through a variety of areas, such as wealthy, middle-class, and low-income neighborhoods. My bus ride through Pasadena and parts of Altadena has taught me several things about modern American society. One of the biggest and most noticeable things was how much religion has…

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