Saturday, January 08, 2005

Boing Boing: How the Interstates got their numbers

First it was thinking that they needed to define the term "1337" while expecting the reader to just know what a "mashup" was. Now this. Conclusive proof that BoingBoing serves a slightly different subset of geekdom than I'm used to.
CoolGov uncovered this US Highway Administration document that explains the numbering scheme behind the US interstate highway system.

Just wait till they unearth those super secret railroad rosters.