18 Alerts From the TRAFFIC CONGESTION Tag


The Next Ten Years – Readers’ Edition, Part 2: oos E-Newsletter #523

In oos E-Newsletter #520, The Next Ten Years, Jim Walker, Gary Biller, and Steve Carrellas provided their thoughts — limited by the oos to less than 300 words — on the significant challenges that motorists and the oos will face over the next decade. We asked readers to chime in with their thoughts and published […]

National Academies Report Demands $70 Billion In Highway Tolls, Taxes: oos E-Newsletter #521

“This article originally appeared on TheNewspaper.com, (“Driving Politics”) and is reprinted with their kind permission.”  Federally funded report explores the possibility of turning every mile of interstate highway into a toll road. The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine on Thursday released a report saying motorists ought to pay up to $70 billion in higher […]

Covert Facial Recognition Street Lights—Coming Soon to a Neighborhood near You?: oos Weekly E-Newsletter #514

From guest writer Joe Cadillic of the MassPrivtel Blog A recent Reuter’s article revealed that ST Engineering has been awarded $5.5 million to install facial recognition street lights in Singapore. ST’s smart street lights come equipped with sensors, LED screens and covert cameras already installed. Incredibly, ST claims their spying street lights can bring “healthcare benefits to residents.” […]

Vision Zero—In the Trenches of New York City: oos Weekly Newsletter #503

From New York City oos Member Joshua Hotto Vision Zero is a huge nightmare for everyone that lives or works in NYC. Since the introduction here of Vision Zero, commute times have more than doubled. The city has introduced road diets, has converted streets for bike and bus only lanes and has gotten rid of […]

The Zipper Merge—Coming to a Construction Zone near You: oos E-Newsletter #499

From Montana Member Bob Morrow The most controversial, or more accurately the least understood, highway driving maneuver sanctioned by transportation experts is the zipper merge. It is a method of combining two streams of traffic into one when there is a lane restriction ahead, such as in a construction zone. Invariably some drivers think that […]