CityLab Daily: The Lessons of Holiday Traffic Congestion

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Most of us find it stressful, in addition to its toll on the environment. The annual holiday gridlock exposes America’s utter dependence on automobility like no other holiday—and the failure of the American imagination when it comes to other transportation choices.

Read my take on CityLab: The Lessons of Holiday Traffic Congestion

Andrew Small


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