Philadelphia looks at adding a congestion fee

9 Apr
Traffic in Atlanta, Georgia during rush hour (via Wikimedia)Philadelphia may follow in New York City's tire tracks by adding a traffic congestion fee in busy parts of the City of Brotherly Love. Local NBC News affiliate NBC 10 reported last week that there are no proposals or timelines on the table, but the Philadelphia mayor's office is considering a congestion price table to charge drivers entering the...

Apps are changing how traffic engineers design roads

13 Dec
Audi traffic light informationThe days of engineers simply figuring out the most efficient way to control the flow of traffic are long gone. Apps influence the decision-making process of drivers so greatly that engineers must now take into account how the likes of Google Maps and Waze will alter traffic congestion on non-major roads. “A lot of people get in the car and...