Stanford’s App To Solve Traffic Congestion

Researchers at Stanford University are developing smart-phone applications that give commuters incentives to leave their cars at home, or at least to avoid driving them during rush hour, a Stanford professor said last week in Chicago…
The incentive platform works something like a frequent-flyer program, awarding commuters dollar-equivalent value for such behaviors as walking, biking, taking public transit, driving during off-peak hours or parking at underutilized lots.