Media

“$38 million system to ease Columbus’ tie-ups”, by Rick Rouan, THE COLUMBUS DISPATCH, March 31, 2013
http://www.dispatch.com/content/stories/local/2013/03/31/38-million-system-to-ease-tie-ups.html

also carried by the BEAUMONT ENTERPRISE
http://www.beaumontenterprise.com/news/article/Ohio-s-capital-getting-new-traffic-system-4398277.php

“Uber hailing rides in suburbs”, by Wailin Wong, CHICAGO TRIBUNE, March 26, 2013
http://articles.chicagotribune.com/2013-03-26/business/ct-biz-326-uber-20130326_1_uber-pickup-times-fare

“Deliver a Fix for Traffic Jams”, by Josh Sanburn, TIME, March 14, 2013
http://ideas.time.com/2013/03/14/10-big-ideas/slide/deliver-a-fix-for-traffic-jams/

“Your phone can find you a parking space”, by Sandra Guy, CHICAGO SUN-TIMES, December 14, 2012
http://www.suntimes.com/technology/guy/16909980-452/your-phone-can-find-you-a-parking-space.html

“Tinley dedicates 'Taj Mahal' of Metra stations”, by Andy Grimm, CHICAGO TRIBUNE, November 27, 2012
http://articles.chicagotribune.com/2012-11-27/news/ct-tl-tinley-metra-station-dedication-20121126_1_80th-avenue-station-station-cost-basic-station

“Superstorm Sandy affects Northwestern students, families”, by Paula Firozzi, THE DAILY NORTHWESTERN, October 31, 2012
http://dailynorthwestern.com/2012/10/31/campus/superstorm-sandy-affects-northwestern-students-families/

“Water taxi turns 50, offering free rides”, by Michael Holtz, CHICAGO TRIBUNE, October 11, 2012
http://articles.chicagotribune.com/2012-10-11/news/ct-met-wendella-free-rides-20121011_1_water-taxi-free-rides-boat-tours

“CTA restructures routes as part of de-crowding initiative”, by Kelly Fowler, COLUMBIA CHRONICLE, September 4, 2012
http://columbiachronicle.com/cta-restructures-routes-as-part-of-de-crowding-initiative/ 

“The CTA Takes a Master Class From Northwestern Experts: The Research Behind the CTA's Recent Service Changes”  by Kyle Martin, 5 NBC Chicago, August 30, 2012
http://www.nbcchicago.com/traffic/The-CTA-Takes-a-Master-Class-From-Northwestern-Experts-167676385.html

“Doubts, gripes and hopes greet plan for CTA changes” BALTIMORE SUN August 24, 2012
http://www.baltimoresun.com/news/chi-doubts-gripes-and-hopes-greet-plan-for-cta-changes-20120822,0,4809128.story?page=2

“Doubts, gripes and hopes greet plan for CTA changes”, by John Hilkovitch, Hal Dardick and Tracy Swartz, REDEYE, Chicago, August 23, 2012
http://www.redeyechicago.com/news/cta/chi-doubts-gripes-and-hopes-greet-plan-for-cta-changes-20120822,0,357069,full.story

“26 bus routes face cuts, changes under CTA 'crowding reduction' plan”, by John Hilkevitch, CHICAGO TRIBUNE, August 23, 2012
http://articles.chicagotribune.com/2012-08-23/news/ct-met-cta-riders-react-0823-20120823_1_bus-routes-wacker-express-union-expres

"Botsingen: mensenmassa's en dierenzwermen" (featured in a segment on crowd dynamics on the Dutch Science TV program Labyrint) October 26, 2011.
http://www.wetenschap24.nl/programmas/labyrint/labyrint-tv/2011/oktober/26-10-botsingen.html

“TSA to fast-track frequent fliers in new program”, Paul Meinke, ABC NEWS CHICAGO CHANNEL 7, WLS-TV, September 1, 2011.
http://abclocal.go.com/wls/story?section=news/national_world&id=8339132 pdf

“OpEd: Express rail to and from O'Hare benefits region”, by Hani Mahmassani, CRAIN’S CHICAGO BUSINESS, August 15, 2011
http://www.chicagobusiness.com/article/20110813/ISSUE07/308139988/oped-express-rail-to-and-from-ohare-benefits-region pdf

"Traffic Science Struggles to Keep Cars Flowing On Highways in D.C. and Elsewhere" by Brian Palmer, Washington Post, July 25, 2011.
http://www.washingtonpost.com/national/health-science/traffic-science-struggles-to-keep-cars-flowing-on-highways-in-dc-and-elsewhere/2011/07/18/gIQA9nl9YI_story.html?wpisrc=emailtoafriend pdf

"'Carmageddon': Will Massive Project Fix LA's Traffic Nightmare?" by Katharine Gammon, Live Science, July 15, 2011.
http://www.livescience.com/15070-carmageddon-la-traffic-jams-405-project.html pdf

"Traffic in Chicago" radio interview with Milt Rosenberg, WGN 720 Chicago, April 27,2011. 
http://www.wgnradio.com/shows/ext720/wgn-x720-traffic-april27,0,1024577.mp3file

"Planes will fly, even if government doesn't" by Austin B. Smith, Medill News Service, NWI.COM, April 8, 2011.
http://www.nwitimes.com/news/national/article_ac5a3922-2bfa-582f-af1e-aa4825c6a542.html

"Chicago ranked most road congested city" by Jaydine Sayer, CHICAGO LOOPSTER l Medill News Service, January 28, 2011.
http://www.chicagoloopster.com/2011/01/28/chicago-ranked-the-most-road-congested-city/

"Technology Keeps 'L' Riders Happy" by Jon Hilkevitch, CHICAGO TRIBUNE, November 14, 2010.
http://www.chicagotribune.com/classified/automotive/traffic/ct-met-getting-around1115-20101114,0,5954378.column pdf


"Future Tech-- Tomorrow’s cars may finally realize the driver’s great dream: a cure for the common traffic jam" by David H. Freedman, DISCOVER, September 2010, pp. 36-37.   
http://discover.coverleaf.com/discovermagazine/201009/?pg=38 pdf

"New CTA cars prioritize capacity, not service, experts say", by Carolyn Surh, MEDILL REPORTS, April 16, 2010. 
http://news.medill.northwestern.edu/chicago/news.aspx?id=163154 pdf

"Voir la ville comme un système de transport intelligent de marchandises", by Eric Cloutier, GESTION ET LOGISTIQUE, April 2010.
http://www.gestionlogistique.com/httpdocs/visionner.php?id=533 pdf

"Buffet Confronts Chicago Chokepoint Amid Skepticism Over Burlington Deal," by John Lippert, BLOOMBERG BUSINESS WEEK, February 10, 2010. pdf

"The World's 18 Strangest Roads: Gallery," by Chris Sweeney, POPULAR MECHANICS, December 2, 2009.
http://www.popularmechanics.com/technology/transportation/4338387.html pdf

"High-Speed Rail Spending to be a Boon to Freight Rail Companies," by Bruce Rushton, THE STATE JOURNAL-REGISTER, October 25, 2009. 
http://www.sj-r.com/homepage/x1938840934/High-speed-rail-spending-to-be-a-boon-to-freight-rail-companies?view=print pdf

"Greater Awareness of Green Issues", ITS MAGAZINE, 3/2009. pdf

"Metra credit cards come at a price", by Kristen Maiorano, MEDILL REPORTS CHICAGO, May 26, 2009. 
http://news.medill.northwestern.edu/chicago/news.aspx?id=130829 pdf

"Your Travel Questions Answered: Is it safe to fly? Should I cancel my vacation to Mexico?", by Eric Berger, HOUSTON CHRONICLE, April 30, 2009.
http://blog.chron.com/sciguy/2009/04/your-travel-questions-is-it-safe-to-fly-should-i-cancel-my-vacation-in-mexico/ pdf

"Inauguration Security: Four People per Square Meter of Space", NBC NEWS CHICAGO CHANNEL 5, January 19, 2009.
http://www.nbcchicago.com/news/local/Inauguration_Security___Four_People_Per_Square_Meter_of_Space_Chicago.html

"Inaugural conundrum: controlling the crowds", by Kevin Bohn and Jeanne Meserve, CNN NEWS, January 15, 2009.
http://www.cnn.com/2009/POLITICS/01/15/inaugural.crowds/index.html pdf

"Crowd Control", by Jeanne Meserve, CNN NEWS, January 14, 2009.
http://www.cnn.com/2009/LIVING/studentnews/01/14/transcript.thu/#cnnSTCVideo

"Security Braces for Inaugural Throng", by Kevin Johnson, USA TODAY, January 14, 2009.
http://www.usatoday.com/tech/news/surveillance/2009-01-14-inaugurationtech_N.htm pdf


"Paying a Heavy Price of Traffic Congestion", by Sarmad Qazi, THE GULF TIMES, November 16, 2008.
http://www.gulf-times.com/site/topics/article.asp?cu_no=2&item_no=254799&version=1&template_id=36&parent_id=16 pdf

"Human Bug Stymies Traffic Technology", by Sarmad Qazi, THE GULF TIMES, November 11, 2008.
http://www.gulf-times.com/site/topics/article.asp?cu_no=2&item_no=253927&version=1&template_id=36&parent_id=16 pdf

"Another CTA Derailment Raises Concern About System's Safety", by Don Babwin, The Associated Press, THE CHICAGO TRIBUNE, June 4, 2008. pdf

"District Taxi Fare Estimator", interactive display by Nathaniel Vaughn Kelso, WASHINGTON POST, January 22, 2008.
http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-srv/metro/interactives/taxifares/?referrer=emaillink&referrer=emaillink

"Critics concerned about costs, fairness of Blagojevich free-rides proposal", by Michael Tarm, The Associated Press-Illinois, NORTHWEST HERALD, IL, January 16, 2008. pdf


"BRAC raises commuting issues in Mid-Atlantic region", The Associated Press, THE EXAMINER (BALTIMORE), December 22, 2007. 
pdf

Story picked up in syndication by several media outlets, including
ANNAPOLIS CAPITAL, MD.  http://www.hometownannapolis.com/cgi-bin/read/2007/12_23-01/REG


"Marylanders endure commutes longer than all except N.Y.", by Matthew Santoni, THE EXAMINER (BALTIMORE), September 13, 2007. 
pdf

"U.S. Security Market: Changing Dynamics", by Matt Scherer, SECURITY WORLD MAGAZINE INTERNATIONAL, September 3, 2007. 
http://www.securityworldmag.com/market/market_view.asp?idx=574&part_code=05# pdf

"Bumper to Bumper: Predicting Traffic Flow", by Eric Weiner, NPR.ORG, August 7, 2007. 
http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=12565413 pdf

"Formula for Panic: Crowd-motion findings may prevent stampedes", by Davide Castelvecchi, SCIENCE NEWS ONLINE, Week of April 7, 2007; Vol. 171, No. 14. pdf

"Commuters give weeks to the ride", by Matthew Santoni, THE EXAMINER (BALTIMORE), March 22, 2007. pdf

"Traffic will be free to run on the information highway", by Michael Schrage, FINANCIAL TIMES, September 26, 2006. pdf

"Modern Traffic Theory, Behavior, and Imagination: A Roundtable", Philoctetes Center for the Study of the Imagination, New York City, September 9, 2006; video and soundtrack available at:
http://www.philoctetes.org/Past_Programs/Modern_Traffic_Theory_Behavior_and_Imagination

"Why Do They Call It Rush Hour If Nothing Moves?" SCIENCE & THE CITY, New York Academy of Sciences, September 9, 2006. pdf

"Md. to consider alternative to new Bay Bridge", by Dori Berman, THE (BALTIMORE) DAILY RECORD. Sep 7, 2006. 
http://findarticles.com/p/articles/mi_qn4183/is_20060907/ai_n16724753 pdf

"Stockholm's Syndrome: Hostages to Traffic, Swedes Will Vote on High-Tech Plan To Untangle Snarls With Tolls", by Leila Abboud and Jenny Clevstrom,THE WALL STREET JOURNAL, August 26, 2006.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB115681726625048040.html pdf


"Thinking Inside the Box:  Security experts are getting serious about cargo containers as a key protection against terrorists", by Michael Hill, THE BALTIMORE SUN, March 26, 2006. 
pdf

"Baltimore's top officials oppose sale of major port operator to UAE based company", by James Mosher, THE (BALTIMORE) DAILY RECORD, February 24, 2006. 
http://findarticles.com/p/articles/mi_qn4183/is_20060224/ai_n16182035 pdf

"A Slowdown in the Fast Lanes: Local Traffic Clogs Md., Va. Interstates Far From D.C." by Steven GinsbergWASHINGTON POST, October 6, 2005; Page A01
http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2005/10/05/AR2005100502237_2.html pdf

"Modeling, Simulations Can Help a City Offer More Efficient Exodus", by Sharon Begley, 
THE WALL STREET JOURNAL, Science Journal, September 30, 2005.

http://online.wsj.com/article/SB112803891312456243.html pdf

"Balto. geography has edge over Houston's Despite extra options, backups leaving city would be inevitable, experts say", by Michael Dresser, THE BALTIMORE SUN, September 15, 2005. pdf

"Big Plans With Growing Price Tags Connector, Dulles Rail Remain Top Priorities Despite Cost Questions", by Steven Ginsberg, WASHINGTON POST, July 17, 2005; Page C01
http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2005/07/16/AR2005071601163.html pdf

"Winter luncheon speaker highlights new paradigms in transportation", Center for Transportation Studies Report, University of Minnesota, March 2005.
http://www.cts.umn.edu/Publications/CTSReport/2005/03/WinterLuncheon.html pdf

"Study sees ICC as boon to area", by Michael Dresser, THE BALTIMORE SUN, September 17, 2004.
http://www.baltimoresun.com/news/local/bal-icc091704,0,5578311.story?coll=bal-local-headlines pdf

"Benefit of Md. Connector Cited: Study Predicts Economic Boost in Montgomery, Prince George's", by Steven Ginsberg, WASHINGTON POST,  September 17, 2004; Page B04. 
http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/articles/A27235-2004Sep16.html pdf

"A Few Cars Controlled By Computer Can Keep Rest of Traffic Flowing", by SHARON BEGLEY, THE WALL STREET JOURNAL, July 30, 2004. pdf

"Seeking to unravel mysteries like traffic jams and tailgating", by Richard A. Lovett, SACRAMENTO BEE, June 6, 2004; page E6.
http://docs.newsbank.com/g/GooglePM/SB/lib00166,1030FB5AA2CD7113.html pdf

"Fiery crash chars bridge, snarls roads: Travelers, commuters stew for hours in backups", 
by Stephen Kiehl and Scott Shane, THE BALTIMORE SUN, January 14, 2004

http://www.baltimoresun.com/news/traffic/bal-te.md.road14jan14,0,3397604.story?coll=bal-traffic-headlines pdf

"Double-Parkers Blamed for Tie-Ups:  Lax Enforcement Allows Gridlock to Ripple Outward, Commuters Say", by Katherine Shaver, WASHINGTON POST, November 23, 2003; Page C01. pdf

"Readers Take a Stab At Tips for Traffic -- Many Are Illusions", by Sharon Begley, THE WALL STREET JOURNAL, October 24, 2003.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB106694024016638300.html pdf

"New Technologies Hold Promise for Faster and Easier Transportation Systems", by Paul Adams, ENGINEERING@MARYLAND, Spring 2003. pdf

"Anatomy of a Traffic Jam",  DISCOVERY TIMES CHANNEL (Interactive display), originally published April 2003. pdf


"Removing clots from the arteries of our cities", by Stephen Phillips, THE (LONDON) TIMES Higher Education Supplement, 07 March 2003. 
pdf

"Lasst sie laufen!", by Von Thomas Röbke, DIE ZEIT, March 2003.
http://www.zeit.de/2003/03/C-Fu_a7g_8angerforscher?page=all pdf

"TRAFFIC STOP, GO: At about 2,000 cars per hour, per lane, flow gets gummed up", by Gabriella Boston, THE WASHINGTON TIMES, January 16, 2003; Page B01. pdf

"Models shape the flow of traffic thoughtsResearchers are using technology to reduce traffic congestion", by Mark Chediak, RED HERRING, January 14, 2002. pdf

"Doppelgänger auf der Flucht", DER SPIEGEL, April 25, 2001.
http://www.spolwig.de/sp-hu/spolwig/hsem_03/dokumente/plan_umlang/entwurf1.htm

"The reason you're stuck in traffic: There isn't one", by Kelly Daniel, AUSTIN AMERICAN-STATESMAN, March 26, 2001; Page B1.
http://docs.newsbank.com/g/GooglePM/AASB/lib00060,0EB440CC916ABFD1.html pdf

"Lofty Lingo Boils Down To Dissection of Traffic: Computer model may unravel mysteries of congestion", by Carl T. Hall, SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE, January 8, 2001; Page A13. 
http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2001/01/08/MN168185.DTL pdf

"UT-Austin professor helping develop next generation of smart highways", by Patrick Driscoll, SAN ANTONIO EXPRESS-NEWS, November 7, 2000, page 10B.
http://docs.newsbank.com/g/GooglePM/SAEC/lib00210,0EAFE9840B394646.html pdf

"Gawk, no action: Experts can’t block gapers", by Rogers Worthington, CHICAGO TRIBUNE, June 26, 2000.
http://articles.chicagotribune.com/2000-06-27/news/0006270236_1_accidents-interstate-highway-traffic pdf

"Drivers Brave Traffic Tie-Ups To Travel Solo Lone commuters revel in isolation, quiet time", by Michael Taylor, SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE, June 19, 2000; Page A1.
http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?file=/chronicle/archive/2000/06/19/MN67165.DTL pdf

"Science of Figuring Out `Mystery' Traffic Jams: Explanations abound for problem", by Michael Taylor, SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE, December 6, 1999; Page A17.
http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/1999/12/06/MN25453.DTL pdf

"Cosmic gridlock", AUSTIN AMERICAN-STATESMAN, August 18, 1999, Page A12.
http://docs.newsbank.com/g/GooglePM/AASB/lib00061,0E9C239AE5D6CB70.html pdf

"Go with the flow: Scientists tackle the mystery of ... the traffic jam", LAS VEGAS REVIEW-JOURNAL, August 08, 1999.
http://www.reviewjournal.com/lvrj_home/1999/Aug-08-Sun-1999/opinion/11710159.html pdf

"Lab Studying Science Behind Traffic Patterns", by Alan Sipress, WASHINGTON POST, August 5, 1999; Page A1.
http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-srv/national/daily/aug99/traffic05.htm pdf

  • Story widely picked up in syndication, and published by many newspapers, including the BOSTON GLOBE and the INTERNATIONAL HERALD TRIBUNE]


"Telecommuting research may explain employee choices",  TELECOMMUTING REVIEW: THE GORDON REPORT, February 1, 1995.

http://www.accessmylibrary.com/coms2/summary_0286-9367934_ITM pdf

"When shock waves hit traffic: What turns a fast-moving stream of cars into a stagnant pool of frustrated motorists?", by Bob Holmes, NEW SCIENTIST, 25 June 1994; cover story.
http://www.newscientist.com/article.ns?id=mg14219314.400 pdf

"Telecommuting's a turn off in Texas", by Diana Williams, AUSTIN AMERICAN-STATESMAN, September 20, 1992, Page H1.
http://docs.newsbank.com/g/GooglePM/AASB/lib00061,0EAD90392DB818B6.html pdf

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