Texas A&M Transportation Institute Senior Research Scientist David Schrank was recently featured in a Washington Post article on September 16 about hybrid work schedules and congestion. According to the story, “with more workers returning to offices since Labor Day, the Washington region’s notorious rush-hour traffic has returned with a vengeance, as pandemic-era hybrid schedules have […]
Pandemic Showed Traffic Can Be Cut Without New Roads
By Tim Lomax, David Schrank, and Bill Eisele COVID-19’s impact on roadway traffic was deep and widespread, and it was entirely predictable given the shutdowns that occurred. What’s equally clear, is the lesson we can draw from our experience, particularly now, as American infrastructure needs are once again top of mind. That lesson is: the […]
Texas Cannot Pave Its Way Out of Traffic Problems
Some simple adjustments to work schedules could dramatically reduce rush-hour traffic By David Schrank When we drive to work, we’re more than just commuters; we’re data points in a daily test of the laws of supply and demand. And the result is the same every day. The roadway space we want exceeds the space we […]
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