Carmageddon

Warnings over the traffic nightmare that could result from the closure of the 405 freeway last weekend in L.A. prompted a city-wide celebration of the local, artistic, and walkable treasures of the city.
Oct 3, 2012   Fast Company Co.Exist
After a weekend in which Los Angeles successfully navigated the closure of one of its most clogged freeways once again, we look back at the disastrous effect that freeway construction had on L.A.'s communities during the middle of the last century.
Oct 1, 2012   KCET Departures
Atlantic Cities offers a review of ten of the worst urban transportation failures to take place in American cities in 2011.
Dec 30, 2011   Atlantic Cities
"Carmageddon" was a bust, yet for mass transit advocates it was an opportunity to build momentum toward a trend of more car-less days, the Los Angeles Times reports.
Jul 19, 2011   Los Angeles Times
Carmageddon failed to live up to the hype, as Los Angelenos opted to leave their cars in the garage. As the hysteria fades, Planetizen's Tim Halbur asks: is there a real story here about good transportation planning? Exclusive
Jul 18, 2011  By Tim Halbur
U. of Toronto economist Matthew Turner discusses his study that shows that building more traffic lanes attracts more traffic. Likewise, providing more transit may lure motorists out of their cars, but those motorists are replaced.
Jul 11, 2011   NPR:All Things Considered