Category Archives: congestion

Avoid the Traffic on Waitangi Weekend

The NZTA have a couple of fantastic services for long weekends and public holidays called Holiday Hotspots. I use it every long weekend when I go away and barring people having accidents, I enjoy near normal driving speeds and even … Continue reading

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Animated Maps Illustrate the Hell of Bay Area Commuting

Your hellish commute has never looked so pretty. A new set of animated maps plots the commutes of 3.3 million Bay Area residents commuting to 110,000 destinations. Sourced through Scoop.it from: http://www.wired.com When was the last time you looked at … Continue reading

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The Best Time To Plan Your Thanksgiving Travel, According To Google Maps Data

One of the most important things is that around 40% of people don’t check travel information before they get into their cars. Why would you not want to know what traffic is like before you go? Continue reading

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New York City lowers its speed limit to save lives, and a lot of impatient people freak out

The city copes at 25 miles per hour. Source: http://www.washingtonpost.com This is an interesting story and I would love an opinion from you New Yorkers who are following my blogs. From what I saw of a lot of NYC the … Continue reading

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Traffic Congestion Costs Americans $124 Billion A Year, Report Says – Forbes

You are a critical part of the intelligent transport system (ITS), it’s just that many of you choose not to use it. Crazy isn’t it, when most of the information is available for free. Continue reading

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