Why We Need Ridesharing

To reduce emissions and wasted time, Uber and Lyft should encourage the ride sharing that will decrease traffic congestion.

The Transit Trends That Coronavirus Created

A global look at air travel, driving, walking, and public transportation reveals the transit trends created by the pandemic.

The Hidden Side of Amazon Prime

Last week I realized that I immediately needed a tiny stapler. So, like you probably would have done, at my kitchen table, I spent $5.95. Two days later, Amazon Prime deposited the stapler (with 100 staples) on my doorstep. My…

The Connection Between Traffic Jams and Jobs

As the downside of low unemployment, traffic congestion can have an invisible cost that relates to time, gas, and aggravation.

Why Mapping Apps Create the Prisoner’s Dilemma

The success of a decision to use Waze, Google Maps, and other mapping apps to avoid traffic can depend on outsmarting the prisoner’s dilemma.

Why Traffic Jams Are Spreading

During my frequent drives to Manhattan, traffic congestion is worse than ever. The reason could be Uber and Lyft. This is the story. San Francisco Congestion Let’s start with congestion. Like the Supreme Court quote on pornography (“…I know it…

The Huge Impact of a Rather Irritating Invention

While the cost of free parking in New York City is rather huge, it can be offset by what was a seemingly insignificant and irritating innovation.

The Connection Between Bedtime and Gridlock

Instead of Google Maps, we might be able to avoid rush hour traffic congestion by looking at everyone’s electrical usage.

The Waze Wars That Locals Were Losing

With more drivers using Waze and other traffic apps to avoid rush hour delays, local neighborhoods have begun to resist the disruption.

Why It’s Tough to Solve Traffic Congestion

While the traffic congestion problem in NYC, LA and D.C. wastes huge time and money, they do not appear to want to solve it.