Moving It Forward: The Real Impact of Traffic Congestion
A few years ago, I was on a sales trip visiting customers and carriers in the Northeast. On one particular day, I had appointments in New Jersey and Connecticut. Afterwards, I planned to drive to Syracuse, NY for the night. I finished my last call about 5:30 PM and promptly proceeded toward Syracuse. While driving through Springfield, MA traffic suddenly halted. Being from Montana, a traffic jam of this magnitude was new to me. I started my stopwatch and reset the trip odometer. Four hours later, I had traveled an entire three miles in a seemingly never ending slow creep.
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