Nice traffic RSS feed

Jason Clifford jason at
Fri Mar 5 10:38:09 GMT 2010

On Fri, 2010-03-05 at 10:15 +0000, Michael Lush wrote:
> I've been writing a little traffic warning script for my nslu2 (nothing 
> special it plays traffic jam noises if there is a problem on the road to 
> work:-)
> Anyway I started out scraping the BBC traffic page, however I had cause to 
> look for a better source and came across this rss feed from the Highways 
> agency on this page (
> Thought someone else may find it useful (I like it, it even has the 
> lat/lon of the incident so I can limit the search to bits of the A14 I 
> actually use)

Thanks. That looks very useful although it's a shame it only includes
unplanned events so most causes of serious traffic problems (roadworks)
wont be covered by it.

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