Traffic Jams

December 4, 2012, 11am PST
Over the weekend, a 100-mile long traffic jam caused by snow, questionable decisions, and underinvestment on Soviet-era infrastructure, left 10,000 vehicles stranded on the M10 highway between Moscow and St. Petersburg.
The New York Times
July 27, 2012, 12pm PDT
Zak Stone spotlights a new app being tested in Germany that can predict and prevent traffic jams, and promises to reduce CO2 emissions in the process.
Good
May 24, 2012, 9am PDT
According to a new study out this week by research group INRIX, urban traffic congestion in the U.S. plummeted last year by 30 percent over the previous year. Angie Schmitt summarizes the surprising findings, and investigates what the cause may be.
Streetsblog D.C.
August 30, 2010, 12pm PDT
The recent 11-day traffic jam in China was no fluke. As <em>The Economist</em> explains, the crushing congestion is little more than a real-world example of imbalances in supply and demand.
The Economist
August 24, 2010, 7am PDT
A major route in China has been slammed with a major traffic jam, spanning more than 60 miles and lasting for more than a week.
BBC