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Relieving Traffic By Unconventional Means

USA Today reports on some of the more unusual methods being tried around the United States to relieve traffic congestion.

Non-commercial car sharing, corporate buses, and HOT lanes are a few of the methods discussed in the article. Reporter Larry Copeland suggests that with traffic on the rise, these methods are going to add to the more conventional means of reducing traffic:

"Many strategies focus not on increasing the capacity of streets and highways but on cutting the number of vehicles on the road," writes Copeland.

Copeland also notes that some drivers are using GPS maps with real-time traffic data to help them avoid traffic jams and take other routes.

Full Story: Communities work to unclog congested roads

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