Traffic Jams Are Good News
" 'Congestion is inevitable. Get used to it,' said Anthony Downs, a senior fellow at the Brookings Institution, whose soon-to-be published book 'Still Stuck in Traffic' will begin with a chapter titled: 'The Benefits of Congestion.' In a recent transportation journal article, Taylor said that traffic jams offer evidence of economic and social vitality and that empty roads are a sign of failure."
Thanks to Chris Steins