Congestion

A few weeks ago, Wendell Cox wrote a blog post asserting that the most dense metros tend to have the highest levels of congestion. Opinion
Jul 8, 2014   By Michael Lewyn
Wendell Cox just wrote an essay trying to correlate density and congestion*, asserting that density means congestion and congestion is really, really bad (or in his words, “less traffic Opinion
Jun 22, 2014   By Michael Lewyn
Los Angeles Councilmember Mike Bonin talks mobility on the Westside and the region. With another transportation sales tax extension in the works, Bonin sees a sunny future for LA, but no easy fix to end congestion.
Mar 30, 2014   The Planning Report
In terms of land area, San Francisco’s a small city. Yet if current policies persist, the city will build 92,000 parking spots for residents by 2040, on just 49 square miles of land.
Feb 17, 2014   SF Streetsblog
Air pollution and traffic are choking China's largest cities: a recent conference reveals that officials are looking to solve these twin transportation problems with economics.
Dec 28, 2013   StreetsBlog NYC
A new report by multinational professional services firm PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) calls the suburban-to-urban movement of Canadian residents and businesses one of the most significant current real estate trends.
Nov 21, 2013   The Huffington Post
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
Vancouver, Canada, has the worst traffic of any North American city according to the latest TomTom Traffic Index rankings. Los Angeles takes second place.
Nov 8, 2013   The Huffington Post
The economic cost of traffic congestion in cities is significant. Opinion
Nov 7, 2013   By Steven Snell
For an effective, low-cost alternative to San Francisco’s bank-breaking street parking program, look no further than Seattle.
Oct 26, 2013   The Atlantic Cities
No one likes to be stuck in traffic. But while empty streets may look great from behind the wheel of a car, they could signal a city in distress. A new study identifies the tipping point at which congestion becomes a drag on a city's economy.
Oct 22, 2013   The Atlantic Cities