Marina Hyde writes that the "horrible thing about China's 62-mile nine-day jam was that it destroyed the certainty that travel will inevitably result in arrival."
Sep 4, 2010 The Guardian
The graph below shows the most recent USDOT vehicle-travel data covering the last 25 years. Although vehicle-miles of travel (VMT) grew steadily during most of the Twentieth Century, in recent years the growth rate stopped and even declined a little. It is now about 10% below where it would have been had past trends continued.
Aug 22, 2010 By
When Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood's
bicyclists' needs should be accommodated in federally-funded road
road lobby responded with something approaching hysteria. Bill Graves of
American Trucking Association wrote that a more pro-bicyclist policy
Mar 28, 2010 By
Houston Rodeo is actually hurting some businesses around Reliant Center.
Mar 16, 2010 KUHF Houston Public Radio
Dwindling tax revenues force fiscal restraint in Maryland, where planners are shifting money from highway expansion to infrastructure maintenance.
Mar 10, 2010 Baltimore Sun
This week, I finally got around to looking at the latest (2009) Texas Transportation Institute study on traffic congestion. (1)
Nov 16, 2009 By
London is attempting to make streets safer for cyclists and motorists by turning off traffic lights in one part of the city for a short amount of time.
Sep 7, 2009 The New York Times
Reducing traffic congestion can have big economic benefits for communities, according to a new study from the Reason Foundation.
Aug 30, 2009 Reason
Japan's four major highway operators will drastically lower their tolls, thanks to a generous government economic stimulus package aimed to encourage motoring during the major holidays. The operators are preparing for the enormous traffic jams.
May 5, 2009 Bloomberg.com
The Town Council of Ealing, U.K. is experimenting with covering up its traffic lights at certain intersections, which they believe will increase safety and awareness.
May 4, 2009 The Times of London