The Science Behind Traffic Jams – Infographic

Two New England cities make the top 10  list of the most traffic congested cities in North America — Bridgeport at #7 and Boston at #10. But even when you aren’t in commuter traffic, delays can happen: You’re sailing along on the highway when you hit a big traffic jam. A few minutes later it clears and there is no apparent view as to why it happened. This infographic sheds light on some of the most common theories on why this happens. (Click for a larger image)

The Science Behind Traffic Jams

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