Traffic

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How Timed Traffic Signals Can Be Bad for Pedestrians

Efforts to fight congestion by centralizing traffic lights could also make roads more dangerous for walkers

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Fighting Congestion in Minneapolis on a Tight Budget

Minneapolis confronts bad traffic with cost-effective technology and a transit-first philosophy

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Speeding Up Denver Ski Season Traffic ... By Going Slower

This winter, Colorado highway officials will institute "rolling speed harmonization" to ease congestion

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Paving the Road to Hell's Kitchen

One of New York City's most traffic-plagued neighborhoods gets a remake

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The Only Hope for Reducing Traffic

A new study makes the fundamental case for congestion pricing

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Seattle Greenways Push Cycling to Side Streets

Traffic calming and bike lane projects are helping cyclists avoid traffic on major roads

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Is Rush Hour Expanding?

More than 40 percent of congestion delays occur during off-peak hours

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The War on Red-Light Cameras

Houston and L.A. recently turned theirs off. Will others join them?