The latest Review of Network Economics, which focuses on road transport issues, arrived just after the latest family Thanksgiving trip down I-95 in the Eastern United States. Traveling on I-95 prompted me to wonder how I should be driving in traffic so as to minimize the negative externalities I was imposing on everyone behind me – something I wished the vehicles in front of me were doing. The RNE didn’t answer that question, but it did have a number of interesting reports on road pricing.
In a tangentially related development, I see that Yahoo has added traffic information to its mapping service. (Found via John Battelle’s Search Blog) According to the map for Washington, D.C., I-66 East to GMU’s Arlington campus is the usual slow but steady pace for this time of day.
In less happy transportation news, Patrick Crozier’s Transport Blog has reached the end of the line.