In Atlanta, some say new toll lanes benefit wealthier drivers

Sep 23, 2013
As cities move from carpool lanes to toll lanes to ease highway congestion, one Atlanta group points to the uneven benefits of the plan.
Posted In: wealth, poverty, income divide, HOV, toll, carpool, Atlanta, congestion, Traffic

How much time do you spend traveling to work: Map

Mar 12, 2013
Mega-commuters spend hours each day getting to and from work -- are you one of them?
Posted In: Transportation, Traffic, commute

America's worst cities for traffic

Feb 8, 2013
Americans wasted a total of $121 billion dollars, or an average of $818 each, by sitting in traffic in 2011 according to a new report from the Transportation Institute at Texas A&M. Which cities have it worst?
Posted In: Traffic, cars, Transportation

What makes a city walkable?

Jan 3, 2013
According to urban planner Jeff Speck, designing cities for cars makes cities "crappy," but making a city walkable is no easy task.
Posted In: Portland, Traffic, cars, walking, city planning

Should we give money to drivers who reduce traffic?

Jun 12, 2012
How would you like to skip traffic on your way to work, and also be paid for it? A new project out of Stanford and backed by the U.S. Department of Transportation is experimenting with just that in an effort to reduce city congestion.
Posted In: Traffic, cars, urban planning

Small talk: Facebook predictions, traffic down, paying loans in cash

May 25, 2012
The news that didn't quite make the headlines. This week: Facebook can predict the stock market, U.S. traffic is down (but not on L.A.'s 405 freeway), and paying off loans with cash.
Posted In: Facebook, Traffic, student loan

Drivers waste $7.5 billion of gas in traffic every year

Mar 26, 2012
That accounts for about 1.9 billion gallons of gas.
Posted In: gas, driving, Traffic

'Supercommuters' on the rise

Feb 28, 2012
The number of people who commute more than 90 miles for work has nearly doubled in many cities over the past 10 years.
Posted In: commute, Traffic

In Russia, traffic jams are a little different

Feb 8, 2012
Traffic jams are a nightmare in Russia. But for some high ranking officials, breaking free is as simple as turning on a light.
Posted In: Russia, Traffic, protests, Vladimir Putin