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Americans would rather drive themselves to work than have an autonomous vehicle drive them, study says

September 17, 2019

Many Americans use a ride-hailing service — like Uber or Lyft — to get to and from work.…
Young parents do not like public transport and buy cars instead

July 22, 2019

When you are single, you are pretty much good with anything. You feel no responsibility for other people…
Can the laws of physics untangle traffic jams, stock markets, and other complex systems?

March 26, 2019

In 1998 former tech consultant Hank Eskin launched a campaign to track dollar bills. Through the “Where’s George?”…
Weather-responsive traffic lights could improve safety and reduce delays

March 12, 2019

You see the first snowflakes and you immediately know what’s about to happen – the traffic is going…
SKYTUNNELS – a breakthrough transportation infrastructure which can save the world from traffic jams

January 19, 2019

The independent inventor and patent owner from Ukraine – Mr. Arkadiy Kornatskyy – has obtained US, Canadian, Chinese…
The Challenges of Congested Cities

June 20, 2018

As urban destinations become increasingly populated, urban planners face the daunting task of figuring out how to keep…
Our communities lack self-containment more and more – people spend too much time in traffic jams

May 27, 2018

The way our economy and lifestyle works, we have to commute somewhere every day. It takes time, it…
Variable Speed Limits Could Reduce Crashes, Ease Congestion in Highway Work Zones

June 7, 2017

As the summer months approach, most people turn to thoughts of sunshine, outdoor barbecues and destination trips. Yet…
Sitting in a Bathtub of Traffic

June 5, 2015

What do rush-hour traffic and a bathtub have in common? In a study published in ACCESS Magazine, UC…
Getting to work: U.S. Cities with the longest commutes

June 2, 2015

A New York minute may be an instant, but for workers in the Big Apple, their commute is…
London’s congestion charge has made roads safer for all

March 10, 2015

The introduction of London’s congestion charge led to a substantial reduction in the number of accidents in the…
Solo hybrid drivers in carpool lanes amplify gridlock

September 29, 2014

Allowing single-occupant hybrid cars to use carpool lanes – on some of Los Angeles’ busiest highways during rush…
Overly polite drivers, not roadworks, cause traffic jams

August 27, 2014

British motorists who are too polite or timid in their driving style are the cause of lengthy traffic…
The end of traffic jams? Dutch test new system

November 7, 2013

Tests will be carried out on a 75-kilometre (around 50 mile) stretch of motorway passing through the Netherlands,…
Mathematical equation could reduce traffic jams

November 6, 2013

New research has found traffic jams and accidents could be reduced by controlling the reaction times of robotic…
Eliminating unexplained traffic jams

October 28, 2013

Everybody’s experienced it: a miserable backup on the freeway, which you think must be caused by an accident…
Stuck in traffic? Maths can get you on your way

June 17, 2013

Mathematics may not be the first thing your mind turns to when you are caught in a traffic…
Physics of ‘green waves’ could make city traffic flow more smoothly

May 23, 2013

If you’ve been lucky enough to catch all the green lights as you drive down a busy street,…
Cellphone data helps pinpoint source of traffic tie-ups

December 21, 2012

Congestion can be alleviated throughout a metropolitan area by altering the trips of drivers in specific neighborhoods.…
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