Traffic: from jams to beauty via maths -and more.
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Seven reasons to cycle in Japan

Seven reasons to cycle in Japan | Traffic: from jams to beauty via maths -and more. | Scoop.it
What do you think of when you think of Japan? Sushi? Bullet trains? Mount Fuji? Blade Runner-esque streetscapes? Zen temples? Sumo wrestlers? All of these?
But do you think of one of the best places in the world to ride a bike?
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Autumn Color Roads, mainly

Autumn Color Roads, mainly | Traffic: from jams to beauty via maths -and more. | Scoop.it
Today I decided to add some more beautiful pictures to the “Beautiful Places” category. And this time it’s going to be amazing photos of roads.
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The French Route 66: "les stations service de la Nationale 7"

The French Route 66: "les stations service de la Nationale 7" | Traffic: from jams to beauty via maths -and more. | Scoop.it

Lovely serie about the petrol stations of the old road from Paris to the beaches of the Côte d'Azur. A whiff of the 60's...

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Traffic jam mystery solved by mathematicians

Traffic jam mystery solved by mathematicians | Traffic: from jams to beauty via maths -and more. | Scoop.it
Mathematicians from the University of Exeter have solved the mystery of traffic jams by developing a model to show how major delays occur on our roads, with no apparent cause.
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UK Village Fixes Traffic Jams By Removing Signals, Signs and Curbs

UK Village Fixes Traffic Jams By Removing Signals, Signs and Curbs | Traffic: from jams to beauty via maths -and more. | Scoop.it

"Historically, the segregation of car traffic from other types of traffic is a relatively new concept, and it has created a corresponding behavioral separation between drivers and non-drivers. Returning to an urban design that removes these barriers has resulted in a calmer and more civil space where traffic flows slowly yet continuously and all participants are treated with respect."

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Abandoned in the countryside, on a roof...

Abandoned in the countryside, on a roof... | Traffic: from jams to beauty via maths -and more. | Scoop.it

Something well above the road caught our eye while driving through the Drôme department of France. It’s a bird.. it’s a plane.. it’s a Citroën Traction Avant.

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Under a bridge. Any bridge.

Definitely just stuck on the side of the road #i80 #inconvenient #annoyed #notagoodtime #almostlostatire #onhold

Liked the idea of the actually totally uninteresting pic that is however how every day in the office starts...

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Technology aims to end the uncertainty of commuting

Technology aims to end the uncertainty of commuting | Traffic: from jams to beauty via maths -and more. | Scoop.it

Trafiic will not dissapear, the issue is certainlty about how late you'll be.

"The core idea is that many commuters are very familiar with all the different route options on their daily drive. They therefore see turn-by-turn navigation as irrelevant.

However, due to variable traffic conditions, getting a handle on which route will be quicker on a given day is a real headache"

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23 beautiful roads around the World

23 beautiful roads around the World | Traffic: from jams to beauty via maths -and more. | Scoop.it

And beautiful they are.

Next step: think of what music I'd like to listen to on them... or not.

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Eric Tabuchi: twenty-six abandoned gasoline stations

Eric Tabuchi: twenty-six abandoned gasoline stations | Traffic: from jams to beauty via maths -and more. | Scoop.it

The idea comes from my sister. Abandonned petrol stations are beautiful. Sad, but beautiful. 

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In pictures: 30 beautiful photos of roads and highways

In pictures: 30 beautiful photos of roads and highways | Traffic: from jams to beauty via maths -and more. | Scoop.it
Roads and highways often make irresistible subject matter for photographers.

Via Spice Fashions
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Bridge to Nowhere, Atlantic Road, Norway

Bridge to Nowhere, Atlantic Road, Norway | Traffic: from jams to beauty via maths -and more. | Scoop.it

A few more details about this bridge that pops up on evry site talking about mad and beautiful roads. Certain angles give the impression it's heading straight to the skies.

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