Some Humor at CALTRANS

I was cruising CALTRANSDistrict 7 Website looking for some story ideas for next week (and next week is going to be a doozy already) when I happened upon a map of future projects for the LA and Ventura County areas. (Editor’s note: Don’t bother looking for any bike projects).

Now the projects are what you’d expect for a city that preaches environmentalism but believes that sacred cows have four wheels (a road widening here, a bridge replacement/new truck corridor there,) but one project caught my attention. It’s the one entitled Route 1 EA(98765).

Not having been to Catholic school in several years, I have a couple of questions:

1) Is that Latin, was someone writing in tongues, or is it just jiberous?
2) If it is Latin, are we sure that "A great deal o money" is the correct translation?

  • radical transportation engineer

    That’s great. It think it’s just as well thought out and articulated as most of their other plans at CalTrans.

  • Justin

    It is fairly common when one is showing a mock up of a web page where you want people to focus on the layout, rather than the content, to put random latin words or phrases in the text fields so noone takes themselves, and the meeting where the layout is being presented, off track on something that isn’t relevant to the discussion.

  • DAYMEN

    Just so that we know what the site said, because eventually they’ll have to update it (they will…right?).

    Fact Sheet

    ates repudiandae sint et molestiae non recusandae. Itaque earum rerum hic tenetur a sapiente delectus, ut aut reiciendis voluptatibus maiores alias consequatur

    Summary

    ates repudiandae sint et molestiae non recusandae. Itaque earum rerum hic tenetur a sapiente delectus, ut aut reiciendis voluptatibus maiores alias consequatur

    Benefits

    ates repudiandae sint et molestiae non recusandae. Itaque earum rerum hic tenetur a sapiente delectus, ut aut reiciendis voluptatibus maiores alias consequatur

    Project Costs

    A great deal o money

    Project Status

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    Project Schedule

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    Contact

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