Minority Traffic Report Detects Accidents Before They Happen

Two miles ahead, a construction crew is closing down the right lane on a busy stretch of road. A truck stalled on the left shoulder is slowing down drivers who stop to look. In the minivan to your right, a distracted dad is paying more attention to his kids than to the road. Unfortunately, you are aware of none of… » 11/10/08 4:57pm 11/10/08 4:57pm

A Twelve-Layer Freeway Clover for Los Angeles

If you have too many cars on the freeway, the best thing to do is go vertical and build a skyscraper road system. Here is one possible way to do that, layering roads on top of each other until the traffic thins out. Perfect for Los Angeles, where it often takes three hours to cross town on the freeways. [Core Form-ula » 4/04/08 7:00am 4/04/08 7:00am