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Here's What Traffic Will Look Like In 2020 (It's Not Pretty)

HuffingtonPost.com | Jillian Berman | Posted 01.23.2014 | Business

Thousands of commuters suffered through agonizing traffic last year at the hands of New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie's administration. They were hard...

New York City Takes On Truck Traffic

Posted 01.23.2014 | New York

This piece comes to us courtesy of Stateline. Stateline is a nonpartisan, nonprofit news service of the Pew Charitable Trusts that provides daily repo...

5 Ways To Fight Congestion

Posted 09.03.2013 | Healthy Living

By Jennifer Warner Medically reviewed by Farrokh Sohrabi, M.D. Stuffy nose making it hard to breathe? While many products may claim to ease cong...

Improving Your Commute, One (Smarter) City At A Time

Naveen Lamba | Posted 10.20.2013 | Technology
Naveen Lamba

Whether you live in Northern Virginia like me, New York, Nairobi, or Nice, road congestion and the ensuing traffic jams aren't just inconvenient; they can impede economic growth and impact the environment. Imagine how much more productive people are when they're not stuck in their cars or on the bus several hours per day. The good news is that help is on the way.

A Grand Bargain for Roads

Ron Davis | Posted 11.19.2012 | Politics
Ron Davis

Traffic policy is, admittedly, unsexy. But the potential for saving many billions of dollars and thousands of lives demands serious attention and action.

How America Became an Automobile Nation

Joan Marans Dim | Posted 07.24.2012 | New York
Joan Marans Dim

This Memorial Day weekend, as we take our automobiles out for a costly, gasping, traffic-clogged spin, it's instructive to remember that the road to hell is often paved with good intentions.

House Transportation Bill Would Worsen Traffic

Rob Perks | Posted 04.11.2012 | Green
Rob Perks

In their "Pledge to America," after taking control of the House, the GOP promised it would not package unpopular legislation with must-pass bills. They've done the exact opposite with the Transportation Bill.

Can Virginia Make Interstate 66 A Smarter Highway? (WATCH)

The Huffington Post | Posted 12.18.2011 | DC

WASHINGTON -- The Virginia Department of Transportation is preparing to issue a request for proposals that would institute an "active traffic manageme...

The 30/10 Initiative Revisited

Joel Epstein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Joel Epstein

What is the best way to promote economic development and hiring? My vote is for a new New Deal which helps communities accelerate construction of overdue projects.

Cities With The World's WORST Commutes (PHOTOS)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Traffic isn't just killing our collective spirit, it's probably holding back the economy, according to a new report. Ranking the cities with the abso...

Traffic Jams Can Help the Environment

wsj.com | DAVID OWEN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Congestion isn't an environmental problem; it's a driving problem. Traffic jams can actually be environmentally beneficial if they turn subways, buses...

Deadly Traffic: Tests Link Freeway Smog To Brain Cancer

Daily Bulletin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

In as little as three months, the brains of laboratory rats begin to change after being exposed to the air around congested Southern California freewa...

Now's the Time for Our Long Range Transportation Plan

Antonio Villaraigosa | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Antonio Villaraigosa

Tomorrow, the Los Angeles Metropolitan Transportation Authority can and should pass the Long Range Transportation Plan, paving the way for $300 billion in investment over the next 30 years.

Debating Hybrids' Fast-Lane Privileges

nytimes.com | Kate Galbraith | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

States are beginning to address the question of whether hybrid and electric cars should be allowed in remain in carpool lanes as the number of such ve...

Allergies: Neti Pot Cures Congestion

nytimes.com | Anahad O'Connor | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

For allergies, doctors recommend irrigating the sinus cavity with a mild saline solution. One option is to snort warm salt water from cupped hands, bu...

Mommy Vs. The Suction Bulb

Meredith Lopez | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Meredith Lopez

It is impossible to use the suction bulb correctly on your own baby without feeling like some sort of Medieval Grand Inquisitor. He's his father's son, stoic even under the most cruel and unusual torture. I, meanwhile, fight tears and the urge to self-flagellate when this is all over.