Tuesday Talk: Congestion

Alleviating traffic congestion isn’t always a matter of building more roads. Don’t believe me? Enter Braess’ Paradox:

In cities around the world, these principles have helped reduce congestion, counterintuitively, by removing roads, not by adding more. Here’s more from Scientific American.



  1. Not directly related, but I thought you would enjoy this article on congestion pricing and the Goldman Sachs cafeteria.


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