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Old 01-26-2010, 09:21 PM   #14 (permalink)
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...beats walking...
 
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...it's also called "rubber-banding" where traffic cyclically 'bunches up" and "stretches out" over and over again.

...one (ugh!) countermeasure to this are California's "on-ramp" traffic-lamps which keep the number of "on-rampers" trying to get onto the freeway at a single time (usually right after a cross-street red-light) from "crowding" the slow-speed (right) freeway lane.

...a single Highway Patrol car in the high-speed lane also works too.
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