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2014-10-14 12:20:48

First Study to Assess Economic and Environmental Costs of US Traffic Reveals the Necessity of Intelligent Transportation Solutions KIRKLAND, Wash., Oct. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Traffic is actually more detrimental to our wallets than our patience, a new study shows. In 2013, traffic congestion robbed the US economy of $124 billion. Without significant action to alleviate congestion, this cost is expected to increase 50 percent to $186 billion by 2030. The cumulative cost over the 17-year...

2014-10-14 04:20:15

New Study Reveals that Urban Population Growth and Rising GDP are Key Trends that will Significantly Impact the Future Economic Costs of Congestion KIRKLAND, Wash., Oct. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- INRIX, Inc., a leading international provider of real-time traffic information, transportation analytics and connected driver services, today announced that the combined annual cost of traffic gridlock in Europe and the US will soar to $293.1 billion by 2030, almost a 50 percent increase from...

2014-08-29 23:03:24

Traffic congestion is relative. What constitutes “bad” depends on where you live. College Station, TX (PRWEB) August 29, 2014 For the first time, the state’s annual ranking of its most gridlocked roadways will give Texans in smaller cities a look at problem roadways in their own areas, regardless of how they compare to big-city bottlenecks. What originally began as the list of Texas’ 100 Most Congested Roadways now provides a variety of congestion measures on 1,783 roadway...

2014-06-30 23:12:41

Shane Michaels releases a review of Gone Before Gridlock, a guide created by Absolute Rights and contributor Dave Scott to show people how they can evacuate disaster areas before societal breakdown. Las Vegas, NV (PRWEB) June 30, 2014 Gone Before Gridlock, a guide full of emergency evacuation techniques developed by Absolute Rights and expert contributor Dave Scott that shows people how to escape urban settings in the instance of natural disasters to avoid gridlock, has caught the...

2014-05-15 12:22:19

INRIX primes holiday travelers with local traffic insights KIRKLAND, Wash., May 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- INRIX®, a leading provider of traffic information and driver services, released its annual Memorial Day weekend getaway traffic forecast estimating a significant increase in Seattle traffic this Memorial Day weekend compared to last year, particularly on Friday, May 23. The upswing in congestion is consistent with data from the INRIX Traffic Scorecard Annual Report released in March,...


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  • A unit of saved energy.
Coined by Amory Lovins, chairman of the Rocky Mountain Institute as a contraction of negative watt on the model of similar compounds like megawatt.