Traffic

Recently, I read an email newsletter arguing that cities really can build their way out of congestion, because the regions that have actually reduced congestion have built so many roads that the increased road mileage actually exc Opinion
Dec 11, 2014   By Michael Lewyn
Although the holidays cause millions more drivers to hit the road, delays in traffic may also stem from the congestion of goods movements by truck, both locally and across the country.
Nov 30, 2014   The Brookings Institution
In the recent case of Loughead v. Opinion
Nov 4, 2014   By Michael Lewyn
The FXX cable network is amidst a massive marathon of all 552 episodes of the Simpsons. Joseph Rose, took a break from cartoon bliss to produce ten of his favorite scenes building jokes out of transportation experiences.
Aug 22, 2014   The Oregonian
Some months ago, a blog post by Todd Litman pointed out that transit-oriented cities tend to have less overall crime. Opinion
Jul 16, 2014   By Michael Lewyn
June is "Lane Courtesy Month," and Vox used the occasion to describe the sometimes counter-intuitive reasons why drivers should refrain from driving in the left lane except when passing.
Jun 24, 2014   Vox
A recent article for PlannersWeb called “10 Things You Should Know About How the Public Feels About Development” provides helpful data and insight into the type of opposition encountered whenever new development projects face public scrutiny.
Apr 9, 2014   PlannersWeb
A new bill approved by the state of Georgia's House of Representatives makes it illegal to remain in the fast lane when a faster vehicle approaches from behind.
Feb 27, 2014   Atlanta Journal-Constitution
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