Traffic Jam Etiquette

Ever get into one of those traffic jams that happen for seemingly no reason? Seriously, why is everybody stopped? There’s no accident. There’s no backed up exit. What is it? Did everyone just decide all at once that it would be fun to slow down my commute? I’m going to be late for my morning meeting, and my boss is going to put this on my permanent record, and the … Continue reading

Make Waves in Traffic Jams

Lines. Nobody likes waiting in them. Well, almost nobody. Most of us try to rush through lines, making them move as fast as possible so that we can get on with our days. Traffic jams are no different. The minute the car in front of you starts moving, you let off the brakes to move a few feet (or inches) forward. But did you know that you’re actually making the … Continue reading

How to Save Yourself from a Drive-Time Frenzy

It’s 7:45 in the morning. You’ve gotten ready, had your coffee and breakfast, and even gone over the presentation for your 9 a.m. meeting. Your office is just 30 minutes away, so you should get there in plenty of time to prepare, right? If you live in the Dallas-Fort Worth area, don’t be so sure. Texas A&M has shared its annual report on what it calls urban congestion and how … Continue reading