Pittsburgh: New data show roads less congested here

Pittsburgh area motorists travel roads that are less congested than in most major metropolitan areas. While that may come as a surprise to anyone idling in front of the Squirrel Hill tunnel or crawling over the Fort Pitt Bridge, the differences are significant.
Southwestern Pennsylvania drivers lost 39 hours last year stuck in traffic – six hours fewer than the average across PittsburghTODAY’s 15 benchmark regions, according to the Texas A&M Transportation Institute’s latest urban mobility report…
Traffic 21, a multidisciplinary research initiative at Carnegie Mellon University, applies some of the latest research and technological advances coming out of the university to real transportation issues in the region.