Traffic

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

Fighting Congestion in Minneapolis on a Tight Budget

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

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

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

Paving the Road to Hell's Kitchen

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

The Only Hope for Reducing Traffic

A new study makes the fundamental case for congestion pricing

Seattle Greenways Push Cycling to Side Streets

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

Is Rush Hour Expanding?

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

The War on Red-Light Cameras

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