Actually, Curbing Uber Won’t Relieve Heavy Traffic

The real factors for congestion are increased freight movement, construction activity and tourism, population and job growth.

Are ride-sharing and -hailing services like Uber and Lyft causing road congestion? This has been the perception in cities across the country, and the companies have come under fire for it. In New York City, it has led to a proposal to curb, for a year, for-hire-vehicle companies from adding new driver's licenses (except for wheelchair-accessible vehicles).

Continue reading at The New York Times.