As of the morning of January 4, drivers on Interstate 95 near Virginia had been stuck for more than 15 hours after heavy snowfall triggered accidents.
One of the city's plans aims to reduce transportation-related carbon emissions by 50% by 2030 and increase the use of public transit.
The TSA has seen passenger numbers drop over the past three weeks, but Labor Day saw a spike in airport traffic.
Mel Smothers was captured on video playing his violin in standstill traffic by a local journalist during evacuations in Lake Tahoe.
Residents of Milford, near Boston, complain of hundreds of noisy trucks, banks of porta-potties, and property damage, The Information reported.
UTSA's ScooterLab is equipping the Texas city's electric scooters with sensors to collect data on issues like safety and riders' preferences.
A North Miami Beach official told Insider he has had several conversations with The Boring Company over the past month about building a tunnel.
Thousands of Parisians have been stuck in record levels of traffic as they try to flee the city and head towards the countryside before the national lockdown is imposed at midnight. Traffic stretched to 435 miles (706km) in the Île-de-France of Paris on Thursday evening as COVID-19 measures are set […]
To check traffic on Google Maps, you can turn on the traffic overlay. Not all streets or locales on Google Maps have traffic data, so this overlay might not work everywhere. When you map out directions via car, you’ll automatically see the traffic levels along that route. Visit Business Insider’s […]
US vehicle traffic has rebounded to about 90% of pre-coronavirus levels, according to data released by INRIX, a transportation data firm. Traffic has steadily increased since crisis lows in mid-April, when it bottomed out at 52% of normal levels. Experts have warned that as cities reopen, traffic and congestion could […]
As the US looks to reopen after months of lockdown, cities may face unprecedented levels of congestion if commuters avoid public transit and drive to work instead. Due to increased car traffic from commuters who previously rode public transit or carpooled, cities may see 100% or more of their traffic […]
Self-driving car technology has long been lauded for its ability to prevent crashes related to human error. So the logic goes: If you remove people from the equation, far fewer crashes will happen. But that doesn’t take into account the unexpected, a new study from the Insurance Institute for Highway […]
The Centres for Disease Control and Prevention is advising Americans to drive to work instead of taking public transit or carpooling. This is to prevent the spread of the coronavirus. It counters what scads of public health and environmental programs have advocated for decades. Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more […]
A new National Safety Council report found there to be an “open season on reckless driving” during the COVID-19 pandemic. That’s because motor-vehicle fatality rates per miles driven spiked 14% in March, coinciding with widespread stay-at-home orders across the US. The increase in fatalities is despite a decrease in overall […]
Summer is here, which means hurricanes, bugs, and blistering heat. We all want to be outside right now – but walking anywhere will leave you drenched in sweat. In years past, summer might have seemed the perfect time to visit your favourite beach, but unfortunately everyone else had the same […]
The Brooklyn Bridge pedestrian pathway is normally filled with tourists, commuters, and locals. During the coronavirus pandemic and the outbreak in New York City, the nearly empty bridge – aside from a few essential commuters and cooped-up locals looking for exercise – stands as a stark illustration of how much […]
Travel speeds across the US have skyrocketed as traffic has virtually disappeared due to the coronavirus pandemic, according to data from analytics firm Inrix. Between late February and early April, commute speeds increased significantly across 25 metropolitan areas studied by Inrix. San Francisco and Los Angeles both saw a roughly […]