Posts Tagged ‘traffic congestion’

  • Our Transportation Infrastructure is Crumbling

    Negative Externalities: Who Causes Traffic Congestion?

    Jan 11, 13 • 3167 Views • No Comments

    Moving 5 MPH in rush hour traffic, do you ever think that you are the problem? In rush hour traffic, we create an extra 4 second delay for each car behind us. Add it all together and you get 4.8 billion hours that people wasted during 2010 in traffic. For the......  [read more]

  • Singapore's Expensive VW Passats

    Singapore’s Pollution Solution

    Sep 25, 12 • 515 Views • No Comments

    When a country’s economy is ranked the 2nd freest in the world, how do they manage auto congestion and pollution? By auctioning a limited number of vehicle permits, Singapore makes owning a car very expensive. A VW Passat in Singapore could cost as......  [read more]

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    Road Building Results

    May 29, 11 • 412 Views • No Comments

    If extra road mileage is built, would you predict more or less traffic? The WSJ tells us that more roads led to additional driving from local residents, commercial traffic and people moving to the area. Public transportation did not influence driving......  [read more]

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    Traffic and the Economy

    Oct 6, 10 • 429 Views • No Comments

    Sometimes policies for economic growth can be found in the most surprising places. Seeing a new paper on peak hour travel started me thinking about the amount of time we spend commuting. And commuting took me to economic growth. If you have to commute,......  [read more]