Congestion

4 days ago
Tesla introduces a high-performance, totally electric, semi-autonomous truck that that can haul 80,000 of freight for 500 miles without recharging.
Vox
Feature
October 11, 2017, 6am PDT
Useable data of the effects of ride-hailing service on travel behavior is sorely lacking, but a new study sheds light on critical questions about what companies like Uber and Lyft mean for transit, active transportation, and congestion.
Regina R. Clewlow
September 20, 2017, 5am PDT
Boston residents didn't like being charged more for parking at peak hours in the Seaport and the Back Bay, and Mayor Martin J. Walsh has heard their complaints.
Boston Herald
September 6, 2017, 11am PDT
Some of the San Francisco neighborhoods with the worst air quality are also the San Francisco neighborhoods with the most development.
San Francisco Chronicle
September 5, 2017, 10am PDT
There's an economic cost for making pedestrians wait at stoplights, according to a new study.
Aukland Now
August 22, 2017, 7am PDT
Parting shots from the Great American Eclipse.
The Oregonian
August 21, 2017, 8am PDT
A 33-year GIS professional lets loose his geospatial and population analysis skills on the occasion of a lifetime: today's "Great American Eclipse."
Great American Eclipse
August 11, 2017, 9am PDT
A powerful lobby is more in interested in protecting its monopoly than lessening congestion and pollution.
Quartz
August 10, 2017, 8am PDT
By any measure, Seattle is growing at a breakneck pace. But with those new residents come cars, and all the infrastructure and land use inefficiencies they bring.
The Seattle Times
August 7, 2017, 1pm PDT
The Guardian shares news of a new study of a Jakarta lane that could prove that carpool requirements work to reduce driving and congestion.
The Guardian
July 25, 2017, 12pm PDT
The city of San Jose has a mixed record of moving forward with land use changes that complement its existing and expanding transit systems.
The Mercury News
July 23, 2017, 1pm PDT
The National Park Service is looking for solutions to overcrowding at its most popular parks. The idea of an online reservation system might get its first test in Utah.
Associated Press via The Mercury News
July 17, 2017, 8am PDT
Access Magazine takes a deep dive into congestion management, explaining the reasoning behind a publicly unpopular strategy: road pricing.
Access Magazine
July 13, 2017, 1pm PDT
Here's a reason to doubt telecommuting as a silver bullet for congestion in growing regions: most people don't have the option.
Quartz
July 10, 2017, 8am PDT
The I-85 bridge collapse forced many people living and working in and around Atlanta to make new transportation choices. Now, just months later, the region is back to business as usual.
Curbed Atlanta
June 30, 2017, 12pm PDT
At the dawn of automated vehicle technology, humans, and Americans in particular, should recall the shortcomings of past utopian visions.
Eno Transportation Weekly
June 27, 2017, 8am PDT
Contra Costa County, California, located in the East Bay Area, is looking for new incentives to get commuters to carpool through the congestion region. If only there were an app for that.
Government Technology
June 23, 2017, 12pm PDT
Los Angeles Councilmember Mike Bonin sent a clear message to commuters upset about traffic calming projects in his district: "We don’t have to lose one more precious life."
Los Angeles Council District 11
April 16, 2017, 1pm PDT
The destruction of an expanse of I-85 in Atlanta means the heavily travelled freeway will be closed for months. The disaster that was predicted to follow, however, has so far failed to materialize.
City Observatory
March 31, 2017, 7am PDT
The findings of a recent study reveals the effects of transportation network companies to be the enemy of all forms of alternative transportation—far from the urban savior some hope they'll be.
Streetsblog Denver