Jammed: Part 2

| December 12, 2008

What the government and the private sector are doing to relieve congestion and what the trucking industry is doing to cope.

FRITTERED AWAY
When highway funds are inadequate – or, worse, misused – making headway in relieving congestion is impossible. Here’s what elected officials and transportation experts are up against.

STOP: PAY TOLL
Out of favor for decades, toll roads are making a controversial comeback thanks to congestion and road-funding headaches.

STRIKING BACK
Carriers and owner-operators are changing business practices and driving habits to minimize the stress and expense of congestion.

ALL HANDS ON TECH
Technology such as in-cab navigation devices and urban electronic signs are making it easier to avoid congestion.

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