2013 Report Card, funded by the Foundation! Traffic congestion used to be an accepted consequence during highway construction, but the Illinois Department of Transportation projects created the Smart Traffic Monitoring System! IDOT’s new system allowed the I-55 construction to be completed ahead of schedule with significant cost savings and positive feedback from drivers.
Tesla actually got his love of inventing from his mother, who was a talented inventor herself and built various household gadgets and appliances from scratch. He often cited her as his biggest influence and expressed regret that she wasn’t able to get an education due to the patriarchal culture she grew up in.