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Some Sherman Oaks Residents Say Navigation Apps Leave Them Trapped During Rush Hour

SHERMAN OAKS (CBSLA.com) — Saving time on a tough commute to and from the San Fernando Valley is causing a bunch of headaches for homeowners in Sherman Oaks. 190 more words

News

Traffic Congestion and Parking

 By Dom Nozzi

June 30, 2014

An essential ingredient for a healthy city is to be compact (not sprawled), and able to leverage “agglomeration economies.” 997 more words

Urban Design

Is a Road Bypass (Beltway) a Good Idea for Cities?

By Dom Nozzi

November 12, 2016

An extremely common suggestion for “improving” or “easing” car travel in cities is to create a bypass road (sometimes called a “beltway”) to take regional motor vehicle trips not destined for the city center away from the city center to reduce congestion. 353 more words

Transportation

AMA endorses contentious merging tactic often used on Whoop-Up Drive

Lethbridge drivers know the zipper merge all too well, mainly from the summer of 2015 when Whoop-Up Drive was undergoing maintenance. The strategy is to merge at the end of the ending lane. 230 more words

Traffic

Do People Inevitably Ruin Pleasant Places?

By Dom Nozzi

May 22, 2016

Do humans inevitably ruin pleasant places? I hear this proclamation often from a good friend.

But it doesn’t have to be that way. 288 more words

Urban Design

Uber has started mapping South Africa’s ‘most congested’ city

Cape Town

Global ride-hailing giant Uber has rolled out mapping vehicles in Cape Town—often rated South Africa’s most congested city. In a move somewhat similar to… 436 more words

IT’S A HAPPY MORNING

I don’t know why but I’m just so happy this morning. I remembered some funny things that made me smile and laugh all alone; people were just staring at me. 88 more words