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The Worst Cities In The World For Rush Hour Traffic

The Worst Cities In The World For Rush Hour Traffic

How bad is your daily commute? Do you try to get to your desk early or leave late to avoid traffic? You're not alone: according to TomTom, Planet Earth's commuters waste an average of 100 hours each year sitting in their cars during crunch times -- and that's just during the evening rush. ALSO SEE... read more

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Traffic projections, U.S. Travel Association

Study: America Will Soon See Labor Day-Like Traffic, All Year Long

For those who hate heavy traffic -- and really, who doesn't? -- we've got some very bad news. According to the U.S. Travel Association, America's roads are clogging fast, and... read more August 29, 2013 by  2


 
gridlock

Driving In Chaotic Traffic Nearly As Stressful As Skydiving, Study Finds

Driving can be an escape from some of the stresses of life, and a task that some find relaxing or invigorating in itself. Yet far too often—when traffic snags on the... read more June 6, 2013 by  0


 
Representative Anthony Weiner

Anthony Weiner: Shoulda Stayed Off Twitter, Kept On Twaffic

By now, the travails of Rep. Anthony Weiner (D-NY)--and the photo of a bulging male crotch in gray underwear that may or may not be his, which he may or may not have Tweeted... read more June 2, 2011 by  0


 
Traffic Jam

Tale of 10 Cities: Worst Traffic Congestion In U.S.

Stewing and fuming, stuck in gridlock on American highways and wondering if there’s any way out of this mess? If you’re in the top 10 U.S. cities for traffic... read more March 29, 2011 by  2


 
Avego ride-sharing app

Hey, Seattle: Commutes Go Quicker With Avego's Ride-Sharing App

When folks think of Seattle, they tend to think of a green city -- one that's pedestrian- and bike-friendly, with lots of opportunities for exercise and outdoor activities... read more January 19, 2011 by  0


 
Traffic in China

Why 'Safe Roads' Are Often Anything BUT Safe, Except For Cars

The great freeway battles of the Sixties and Seventies are over. It's safe to say few new freeways will be punched through existing neighborhoods. But transportation... read more November 29, 2010 by  4


 
Utah highway

Transportation Officials: Rural Congestion Highlights Funding Need

Getting away for the long weekend? You might not completely get away from traffic. Part of the issue: that our population has nearly doubled, as well as shifted... read more August 30, 2010 by  0


 
Traffic

Study: Chicago Should Use Pay-For-Play Fast Lanes To Cut Congestion

We all deal with it on a daily basis: traffic. It's the bane of our existence, yet we contribute to the problem by our very presence. So what can be done to solve it without... read more July 21, 2010 by  2


 
Traffic

Bipartisan Survey: Most Americans Want More Transit Options

We spend a lot of time and effort helping guide you through the car-shopping process and helping you to answer questions like: Should I get a 2010 Honda Fit or hold out for... read more April 1, 2010 by  2


 
traffic

BMW Pushing For Smart Traffic Lights To Aid Fuel Efficiency

Creeping along from red light to red light on your way from a major sports event or concert, or stopped by every red light on the way home late at night, on empty roads... read more November 12, 2009 by  4


 
Parking Meter

Coming Soon To A Parking Spot Near You: Market Pricing?

A number of cities large and small are coming around to think of public parking spaces not as a subsidized right but a privilege worth a fee—more specifically, a sliding... read more October 15, 2009 by  4


 
Traffic: Why We Drive The Way We Do (And What It Says About Us) by Tom Vanderbilt

New Book Explains Why We Do What We Do In Traffic

It all began, explains author Tom Vanderbilt, when he finally became a "late merger". Instead of meekly getting into line while those [fill in epithet here] zoomed past him... read more August 20, 2009 by  0


 

 
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