Gridlock

Traffic

Study: Without Fewer Cars, Cities Will be 'Overrun by Gridlock'

Local leaders must invest in public transit and other incentives to reduce the number of private vehicles and congestion in cities.

July 15, 2021 - Gizmodo

Popularity Threatens Progress in Boston's Booming Seaport District

With growth ten years ahead of estimates, Boston's Innovation District is in need of some fresh ideas to help stave of death by traffic asphyxiation. Local roads and mass transit are already stretched to capacity during the evening commute.

August 20, 2013 - The Boston Globe

Can Intelligent Traffic Lights Ease Toronto's Gridlock?

Faced with paralyzing gridlock, North America's fourth-largest city is studying several potential solutions for easing congestion - including traffic lights that think for themselves.

March 25, 2013 - The Globe and Mail

No Relief For Gridlock

MacDill Air Force Base has created a snarl of traffic in Tampa. Transportation planners are at a loss to find a solution so far.

January 5, 2011 - The St. Petersburg Times

Clearing 30,000 Cars From Vancouver's Streets

When it hosts the 2010 Winter Olympics next year, Vancouver will need to clear more than 30,000 vehicles off its roads everyday to avoid total gridlock. Doing so will require much cooperation from locals.

October 17, 2009 - The Globe and Mail

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