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Stuck in traffic

coping with peak-hour traffic congestion

by Anthony Downs

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  • 33 Currently reading

Published by Brookings Institution, Lincoln Institute of Land Policy in Washington, D.C, Cambridge, Mass .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Traffic congestion -- United States.,
    • Traffic flow -- United States.,
    • Land use, Urban -- United States.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 189-206) and index.

      StatementAnthony Downs.
      ContributionsBrookings Institution.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHE355.3.C64 D69 1992
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxi, 210 p. :
      Number of Pages210
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1710781M
      ISBN 100815719248, 081571923X
      LC Control Number92012692

        There’s a famous billboard that hangs along a congested highway that reads: You aren’t stuck in are traffic! Good wit, good insight!How glibly we distance ourselves from a problem, whether it is our politics, our churches, the ecological problems on our planet, or most anything else. JTLU vol 4, no 1, pp () The author reviews the book Gridlock: Why We're Stuck in Traffic and What to Do About It by Randal O'Toole (Cato Institute Press, ).Author: David M Levinson.

      Stuck in Traffic. David McClintick, reply by Michael Massing. February 3, Issue. In response to: Though it coincidentally takes place in that world, and an epilogue briefly addresses the subject, the book’s principal concerns—along with the specific story it tells—are espionage, the spy bureaucracy of the federal government, and.   Kidding aside, reading during a traffic is a very productive way to waste time. some people even find reading relatively comforting, so instead of getting angry at the world because of being stuck in traffic, read a book and relax in the comfort of your vehicle!

      His book Stuck in Traffic (), which detailed the economic disadvantages of traffic congestion and proposed road pricing as the only effective means of alleviating it, was denounced by traffic engineers for its insistence on the futility of congestion relief measures.   Book Trailer for Steady, My Gaze, by Marie-Elizabeth Mali, featuring the poem, "Stuck in Traffic".


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