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Can Boston Solve Its Traffic Problems Through Crowdsourcing?

Can Boston Solve Its Traffic Problems Through Crowdsourcing?

Boston has become a notoriously traffic-plagued city. So the Pioneer Institute is offering $10,000 to spur ideas for how to tackle congestion and improve safety, taking suggestions from all directions. Shutterstock/Michael Moloney (TNS) — Frustrated Boston-area commuters driven crazy by gridlock say drastic steps need to be taken to free up traffic — including widening roads, opening ride-hail lots just outside the city and awarding days off for not driving in. Boston is the seventh-most congested city in the nation and the Pioneer Institute wants to give $10,000 to whoever can solve the city’s chronic congestion. The Pioneer Institute’s […]

Jonathan Holden

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