Tag Archives: high traffic volume

How to Fix Traffic Forever

Join Wendover Productions in exploring some seemingly obvious, but surprisingly effective, innovations in traffic control. From congestion pricing to diverging diamond interchanges, these systems effortlessly increase the flow of traffic and minimize the potential for collisions. Increasing the number of lanes is not the answer. Learn more... Read more

High-Traffic Arterial Roads Reduce Quality of Life, Even Blocks Away

A study from the University of Colorado Denver finds that living near a wide, high-traffic arterial can reduce residential satisfaction. The research is a repudiation of the suburban style of traffic calming, where cul-de-sacs and lack of through streets limit traffic on residential streets by diverting cars to major arterials. It turns out, pouring traffic onto inhospitable arterials negatively impacts nearby residential areas, too. Read more... Read more