Thanks, Carmageddon: Cyclists Best Airplane in Race Across L.A.

When the State of Calif. closed down a 10-mile section of the 405 freeway last week for repairs, the people of Los Angeles, well, they freaked out. How would they get to the beach for the weekend? What would they do if they weren't stuck in traffic for hours each day? The media blitz -- [...]

July 19, 2011
5:51 PM EDT
Photo: Hulton-Deutsch Collection/CORBIS