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One Car Per Family, AAP’s New Strategy To Control Traffic Congestion And Air … – Indiatimes.com

AAP’s latest road show: Only one car to a family in Delhi | indiatimes.com Sourced through Scoop.it from: http://www.indiatimes.com It’s kind of interesting reading a story like this from one of the countries that led the concept of mindfulness. I … Continue reading

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Driverless Cars Going Nowhere in America

10 years ago they introduced incentives for people to purchase driverless cars. They also encouraged shared ownership designed to reduce the number of cars on the road. They have in fact reduced th… Sourced through Scoop.it from: thefuturediaries.com From the … Continue reading

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Why people speed in passing lanes – Hanlon’s Law

OPINION: You’re stuck behind a car. You get to the passing lane. Then they speed up. Why? Sourced through Scoop.it from: http://www.stuff.co.nz I hadn’t heard of Hanlon’s Law before, but it certainly gels with what I see and what we … Continue reading

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Traffic congestion: is there a miracle cure? (Hint: it’s not roads)

We all know that a lot of the problem is the road and transport users themselves, but it’s always the other guy isn’t it? Continue reading

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Cars Are Not Driving Away Any Time Soon

I’ve been reading a book called ‘Traffic: Why We Drive the Way We Do’ by Tom Vanderbilt, which resonates very well with me. Now I’m no petrol head, but I still like driving my car and it is still more … Continue reading

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Merge Like a Zip – How To Get People to Let You In

Chances are very strong that if you look into the eyes of the person in the car alongside you, you will have made a personal connection. At that point they will most likely let you in. Continue reading

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Shared space: Why the best thing for some streets is a little bit of chaos

So many Americans fail to understand that uncertainty can be a good thing. Source: http://www.peopleforbikes.org I would love to see this work, but the skeptic in me wonders if it would work anywhere remotely near where I live. Having said … Continue reading

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The Traffic Lights of Tomorrow Will Actively Manage Congestion

The humble traffic signal is gaining some new responsibilities. Source: http://www.citylab.com Excellent story and it is very exciting the direction that traffic management is taking. There is of course some optimism when it comes to V2V communications. There are not … Continue reading

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How Much Time Do You Spend Commuting? A Quick Poll

How much time do you spend each week getting to and from work?

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