Jammed: Part 2
What the government and the private sector are doing to relieve congestion and what the trucking industry is doing to cope.
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.
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.