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Study Measures How Urban Sprawl Impedes Social Interaction

April 22, 2013 - in Planning, Transportation

Long commute times and urban areas that leapfrog over open space make it harder for people to socialize, but cities that are decentralized are even worse, University of Utah researchers say in a study published online today in the Journal of Transport Geography.…

Dementor Commutes: Bad Traffic Wrecking America’s Mental Health

April 8, 2013 - in Transportation

Does your commute drive you crazy? Maybe more than you think. A new study says that daily stress—like being stuck in traffic—can lead to mental disorders…