Not everyone likes the idea of slowing down, but sometimes advocacy for increased speed limits can come from surprising sources, like the editorial director of a UK journal for architects.
Jan 8, 2014 The Architects' Journal
A new study by IHS Automotive predicts that 54 million self-driving cars will be on the road by 2035, and that every car will be autonomous by 2050.
Jan 3, 2014 Los Angeles Times
For many drivers, the only experience more aggravating than being stuck in traffic is not being able to figure out why there's a jam in the first place. An explanation of the phenomenon called "Traffic Waves" may help ease the aggravation.
Nov 15, 2013 KQED: The Lowdown
A common sight, especially in suburbia, is the "push button" at an intersection. I come to an intersection and see a big button telling me to push it in order to cross the street. I push the button, and nothing happens. I push the button again and again. Opinion
Nov 8, 2013 By
You're probably thinking "Way too many cars on the road, duh!" But the real answer is a bit more complicated, and counterintuitive. Tom Vanderbilt explains in a 20-minute presentation.
Sep 21, 2013 The Atlantic Cities
New data from New York's Transportation Department shows that although miles of Manhattan street space have been turned over to bikes and pedestrians since 2008, average traffic speeds have actually increased, despite a consistent volume of vehicles.
Sep 7, 2013 The New York Times
Sarah Goodyear examines the connection between the way we design our streets and the reluctance of parents to let their children play outdoors.
Aug 9, 2013 The Atlantic Cities
With its elegant skyline, walkable streets and stunning parks, Vancouver exemplifies great city-making. Add to the list of achievements the city's ability to reduce traffic by 20 to 30 percent since 2006 while growing its population by 4.5 percent.
Aug 6, 2013 DC.Streetsblog
On the Westside of L.A., where rush hour traffic slows to a crawl on the best days, a proposed transit-oriented development called the 'quintessential example' of smart growth by the Mayor's staff faces opposition to its size and attraction to autos.
Jun 11, 2013 Los Angeles Times
In congested areas where all sorts of traffic are in the mix, modal conflicts can get ugly. Transportation hubs are just the kind of place; pedestrians come and go along with cars, bikes, buses, shuttles, taxis, transferring to/from trains, subways, ferries, and light rail. Buses turn, people c Opinion
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