The Cities with the Most Frustrating Traffic Problems
What's one major consequence of a city becoming a booming economic center? Increased traffic that leads to mind-numbing, stop-and-go commutes. IBM surveyed drivers in 20 of the world's metropolises to see which city's drivers experienced most traffic-related woes. Its Commuter Pain Index takes into account factors such as time drivers spent stuck in traffic, high gas prices, stress and anger caused by long commutes, and even instances where the specter of a bumper-to-bumper drive pushes drivers to cancel trips. Check out the results here.
Stay tuned later this week for a GOOD video about innovative solutions to these traffic problems.
SOURCE: IBM 2010 Commuter Pain Index
A collaboration between GOOD and Oliver Munday, in partnership with IBM.
The Road Home: Handmade America An original documentary series from GOOD and Carhartt. "The Road Home," from GOOD in partnership with Carhartt, is a series of short documentary videos providing a peek into the lives of American craftsmen and women.
NYC Subway Dancers and Musicians Held a Block Party to Protest Police Hires A councilmember is trying to add 1,000 new cops to NYC streets, and these activists are not having it.
Anti-Tobacco Efforts Skyrocket After Thailand Introduces Ink Made From Diseased Smokers’ Lungs For Thailand’s new anti-smoking campaign, the medium is literally the message
We Asked You to Spread a Little Joy Last Week. Here Are 5 of Your Most Smile-Worthy Moments. A look back at some of the happiest moments you shared with us last week. #100StartsWith1
Swedish Countryside Transformed Into Robot-Run Dystopia Swedish illustrator Simon Stålenhag brings to life an imaginary countryside populated by robots, tech dinosaurs, and all forms of mechanical invader.
For Jon Stewart, Life After The Daily Show Will Mean Running An Animal Rescue Sanctuary Jon Stewart to swap late night comedy for farm animal advocacy.