110 Blog Posts From the Traffic Congestion Tag


Should I Buy a Car Even Though I Live in the City?

Should I Buy a Car Even Though I Live in the City?

In the United States, there were 222 million people who had a driver’s license in 2016. People are driving to work, school, vacations and other personal reasons. When living in rural or suburban areas, owning a car is a must. Work, grocery stores and local schools can be over 15 minutes to an hour away. […]

The Carrot and the Stick Approach to Vehicle Tracking: What’s wrong with congestion pricing and Vehicle Miles Traveled Tax Schemes?

The Carrot and the Stick Approach to Vehicle Tracking: What’s wrong with congestion pricing and Vehicle Miles Traveled Tax Schemes?

This article first appeared in the NMA quarterly magazine Driving Freedoms Winter 2016 edition. Smart Growth supporters claim their transportation fixes will reduce congestion and lead to more accessible roads for all users. In practice, the opposite may be true. In the winter 2015 Driving Freedoms, a California NMA member described how congestion and travel […]

Top 5 Smartest Futuristic Cars

Top 5 Smartest Futuristic Cars

From James Bond to Back to the Future, the movie world has always pushed the boundaries in the functionality and practicalities of cars. But what about in real life? Recent technological advancements are seeing some equally innovative concepts come to life. In this article we explore some of the newest technologies on the market and […]

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

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

From New York City NMA 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 […]

Has Uber Really Grown Up?

Has Uber Really Grown Up?

Uber CEO Dara Khosrowshahi has already been at the helm for a year and recently Fortune posted an editorial called Uber is Finally Growing Up. In reading between the lines, it does seem that the company is no longer spiraling out of control. In the past month, a number of stories have been posted talking […]