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Cost of US Traffic Congestion Exceeds $166 Billion Cost of US Traffic Congestion Exceeds $166 Billion

Cost of US Traffic Congestion Exceeds $166 Billion

Latest Texas A&M Study Highlights the Strain On America's Highways

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Traffic is more than an inconvenience, it is a drain on our economy and productivity.Congestion now represents an extra 8.8 billion hours wasted at a cost of $166 billion USD, The study found that travelers need 34 minutes for each 20 minute trip to arrive on time.  The report, one of the the most detailed to examine the effects of traffic on the national economy, includes day of week and time of day data for many of the nations roadways for the last 34 years.  Read More...
New York City Weighs Vehicle Congestion Tax New York City Weighs Vehicle Congestion Tax

New York City Weighs Vehicle Congestion Tax

New congestion pricing would assess tolls for vehicles driving downtown during weekday business hours

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Delivery in New York City has always been challenging and with shipment volumes continuing to increase, traffic congestion is a real and present concern.     A new plan under review will charge premiums for vehicles entering the most congested parts of downtown. Partly to force more efficiency from commercial vehicle operators and partly to subsidize mass transit...
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