America Revealed

Gridlock

Clip: Season 1

Network expert Anna Nagurney reveals how mankind has wrestled with traffic since the Roman Empire. The solution might lie in an unlikely direction: removing options for drivers, rather than adding new roads. Transportation planners in Manhattan are putting that theory to the test by removing traffic from one of the city’s busiest stretches – Broadway at Times Square.

Aired: 02/14/12

Rating: NR

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