Traffic congestion reported in real-time

I hate traffic. I hate traffic lights. I especially hate lots of slow-moving vehicles in front of me otherwise known as traffic. My wife says my traffic intolerance will eventually give me a stroke and she's probably right. But here's a video that shows how drivers can in realtime report congestion using GPS on cell phones (traffic reports on radio tend to be notoriously inaccurate and based on old info...traffic copters can't be everywhere at once).The name of the project is Mobile Millennium and you can participate in it. Professor Alex Bayen explains:

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