Traffic Engineering

Roundabouts, not to be confused with traffic circles, are becoming popular throughout the United States. The Bronx will get the first one in NYC. The insurance industry and FHWA consider them far safer than traffic lights and stop signs.
17 hours ago   The New York Times - Wheels
Joseph Cutrufo reports on a bill under consideration in the Connecticut State Legislature that would clear the way for the construction of bike infrastructure that matches the state's complete streets ambitions.
Mar 17, 2015   Tri-State Transportation Campaign
Blog Post
Imagine that during your annual physical your physician measures just one health indicator, such as blood pressure, ignoring all others including weight, reflexes, cognitive function, diet, exercise and blood chemistry. It’s time for a new physician! Blog Post
Sep 29, 2014   By Todd Litman
Yes, the subject may seem a little dry at first, but have a look at the intersection modeling shown in Emily Badger's recent article to see what continuously flowing traffic looks like at an intersection. A brave new world indeed.
Mar 4, 2012   The Atlantic Cities
The 10-lane Kennedy Expressway in Chicago is forced to manage significantly more traffic than it was designed to handle. Traffic planners have installed a flexible lane that can increase the flow in one direction, but Chicagoans are baffled by them.
Aug 22, 2011   The Chicago Tribune
Charles Marohn is a traffic engineer. Despite years of training and millenia of precedents, Marohn now feels that the common practice of traffic engineering is creating bad and even unsafe streets.
Nov 23, 2010   Strong Towns