App going to final testing mode

The Road Channel has reached another milestone.  We are in the final testing mode, and anticipate begin totally live in time for your Thanksgiving travel.  As more people learn to use their smartphones to advantage, apps like TheRoadChannel become the preferred source of information. TheRoadChannel surpasses print guides and other traditionaal media for touring and travel by its timeliness, specificity to the user’s route and itinerary and its’ incredible inventory of sites. Innovative and creative ! Spread the...

Follow the Money – America Colonization Period

Your road trip, whether it is business or pleasure, is more than a geographical trip from here to there. It is also a journey through time. Just as your landscape is constantly changing, you are driving through a time tunnel, rich in history. Connect with these past events that happened right where you are now. Experience the successes and the tragedies of earlier families in this area. Listen to their stories and become aware of the unique challenges they faced. Did you know that the biggest winners in the early colonization of America were the shipping companies? That industry generated over $550,000,000 dollars a year, in today’s money, just from their fees to transport immigrants. That is the reason for the creation of the indentured servant scheme. And, did you know that because of that, the first slaves in America were not native Africans, but Europeans. Coincidentally, did you know that the practice of enslaving native Africans began long before America was being colonized? It was a common trade in Europe long before America began the practice. You will hear true facts like these, and many thousands more, as you travel throughout the United States, when you activate your membership to The Road...

Adding Nearby Cities Histories

We have almost completed a new set of stories to our expanding library-Cities on the Road.  You will be able to hear a brief description of whatever city you are about to bypass, its population, and its history of how it got started.  We have completed almost all of the cities on the interstate highways connecting the Pacific to the Atlantic, and have begun the cities on all interstate highways between Canada and Mexico, or the Gulf of Mexico, and boy, there are a lot of them…….Granted, some of the cities histories is not going to make you want to stop and explore, but some cities early beginnings are very interesting.  We also try to let you know about that cities big events they may have going on now, or interesting things to see and do.  This is a great place for you to create your own story about what you may have discovered, that needs to be...