Super-commuter Kyle Rice on the PATH train. Courtesy of Kyle Rice.

Del. man gets 1.5M views for TikTok of his long commute

Ken MammarellaBusiness, Headlines

Kyle Rice made a TikTok video just to show his friends and family – particularly his 4-year-old daughter – about the super-commute called for at his new job in a new industry. He lives near Wilmington Airport and works 125 miles away, a block from the World Trade Center Memorial in Manhattan. And he went from emergency medical services to …

Delaware drivers are the least likely to have experienced road rage. (Jacek Dylag photo from Unsplash)

Survey on road rage calls Del. drivers the most polite

Ken MammarellaCulture, Headlines

Delaware ranks No. 1 among the states for the most polite drivers, a new survey has found. Forbes Advisor surveyed 10,000 licensed drivers who own at least one car on nine metrics. At least 200 were interviewed in each state. Arizona got the dishonor of having the worst road rage, with Rhode Island second. The map that accompanies the survey …

Downtown Newport is the subject of a new transportation plan. (Famartin photo from Wikimedia)

Plan for Newport considers train station, Boxwood Road

Ken MammarellaGovernment, Headlines

A new transportation plan for Newport might revive a way of traveling from a century ago and also anticipates how people are increasingly shopping online. The Wilmington Area Planning Council is hosting a public workshop on the plan 6-7:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 7, in the Old Newport Town Hall, 15, N. Augustine St. Work on the plan began in 2021 …