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The Simple Solution to Traffic

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The way we can make traffic disappear. More Queue Quickening: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oAHbLRjF0vo&index=2&list=PLqs5ohhass_TMd_JbYuKsinQayalas67E Special Thanks to: Mark Govea, Thomas J Miller Jr MD, dedla , Robert Kunz, Saki Comandao, hcblue , John Buchan, Andres Villacres, Christian Cooper, Michael Little, PervertedThomas , Nevin Spoljaric, rictic , Ian , Faust Fairbrook, Jason Lewandowski, Michael Mrozek, Jordan LeDoux, Chris Woodall, سليمان العقل, Tony DiLascio, Richard Jenkins, Chris Chapin, Tod Kurt, Chang Wang, Kozo Ota, Phil Gardner, Jordan Melville, Martin , Steven Grimm, Joe Pantry, Benjamin Morrison, Colin Millions, Muhammad Shifaz, Chris Harshman, Jose Reyes, Guillermo , Ron Bowes, Tómas Árni Jónasson, Mikko , Derek Bonner, Derek Jackson, Orbit_Junkie , David Michaels, Mark Elders, Timothy Basanov, Veronica Peshterianu, Paul Tomblin, Travis Wichert, chrysilis , Ryan E Manning, Erik Parasiuk, Rhys Parry, Maarten van der Blij, Kevin Anderson, Ryan Nielsen, Esteban Santana Santana, Dag Viggo Lokøen, Tristan Watts-Willis, John Rogers, Edward Adams, Leon , ken mcfarlane, Brandon Callender, Timothy Moran, Peter Lomax, Emil , Tijmen van Dien, ShiroiYami , Alex Schuldberg, Ryan Constantin, Bear , Jacob Ostling, Solon Carter, Joel Wunderle, Rescla , Hystiklopp , Andrew Proue, Tor Henrik Lehne, David Palomares, Cas Eliëns, Freddi Hørlyck, Ernesto Jimenez, Osric Lord-Williams, Maxime Zielony, Lachlan Holmes , John Lee, Ian N Riopel, AUFFRAY Clement, Ilan , John Bevan, Donal Botkin, Cian Ruane, Robert Grünke (trainfart) Music by: http://www.davidreesmusic.com
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FBI Madafaka (5 hours ago)
Mejor solución que Thanos eliminé a la mitad de la población :v
Ryan M. (8 hours ago)
Problem: traffic Solution: genocide There is zero flaws in this plan
dabigmoist (15 hours ago)
*Roundabouts intensifies*
vvraj (1 day ago)
Come delhi u will learn how to drive fast in traffic
spraetter (1 day ago)
I just ride a motorcycle. Problem solved.
Anthony Anderson (1 day ago)
Ants have the traffic system mastered
Wojtas satjoW (2 days ago)
Welcome in the UK
Blank Blank (2 days ago)
*Pipedream* People need to realize that stuff Life this is never a good idea and never works.
Casi Epico (2 days ago)
Arizona has very few intersections. That is why there is no traffic there.
Lord Vader (2 days ago)
I can’t even drive yet why am I waching this
Drkwll (2 days ago)
To see how bad driving is.
Bacca711 (2 days ago)
Orrrr you could introduce roundabout.. they're not the ultimate solution but better than what we have now 😆
Karlsson vom Dach (3 days ago)
Schau dir an wie viele Menschen in einen stau in eimen auto sitzen
Claudio Info (3 days ago)
BIKES is the solution
Random kid playing whatever (3 days ago)
Solution to traffic Exterminate all chickens
Luis Flores (3 days ago)
Wrong mother fucker not all lights last the same
gary byrne (4 days ago)
In Ireland were fucked , the amount of idiots on are roads is unbelievable .they give away driving licenses in cornflake boxes ...
Misael (4 days ago)
The solution is fly
don (4 days ago)
Genocide it is.
Matteo Grigoras (4 days ago)
thx for the video, i dont drive...
null (4 days ago)
F1Simu-Delmas (4 days ago)
Sometimes media should display these videos instead of stupid advertisement.
Professional Biologist (4 days ago)
The problem with Self-driving cars is its scam to give Google/Government autrocratic control of transportation. They'll shut it off during rush hour and then go for your guns --- or just drive you off a clif. Self-driving cars are also not even conveinient they have massive computer error flaws when driving off road and there is no utility with them so you cant drive in a certain way or you cant drive towards a certain area without doing some computer bs.
Anthony Anderson (1 day ago)
Professional Biologist Holy shit you are a troubled individual
Allen Fepuleai (4 days ago)
This video did a great job explaining the problem. And a terrible job explaining its solution
Sym meta (2 days ago)
You are dumb, congratulations
Daniel Jacobo (4 days ago)
Good Job But I Don’t Have a Car
Anti-comunistas (5 days ago)
A 11 mil simios no les gusto el video
J. C. Cooley (5 days ago)
How does a pedestrian cross the intersection at 4:04 with no traffic signal?
Richard Craver (5 days ago)
You had me up until the self driving cars bit.
HASHIR (5 days ago)
The best solution is Thanos
Ryker Duquette (6 days ago)
In the thumbnail one of the cars are facing the opposite direction.
Jason (6 days ago)
Good job on the vid best one so far. If they were all autonomous they would still have to move around us and every other living thing. There will still be times when the conditions will not allow safe driving and an accident could happen.
Report Teemo (7 days ago)
El título me sale en español y el video en inglés , me estafaron!!
Alberto Herrera Miranda (7 days ago)
Con la tecnología 5G, y autos que se conduzcan de manera autónoma ya no habrá tráfico ni accidentes de tránsito.
Avg B (7 days ago)
Please take a breath while explaining such a great stuff...
PrinzTom (7 days ago)
Starting simultaneously doesn't work because you have to build up safety distance to the front car. Also you have to react to things that happen before you start driving, car no 5 in the row can't simply start on green light, when car no 2 has killed his motor for example.
Joe Maldonado (8 days ago)
The solution... kill all the chickens.
Josiah Polite (8 days ago)
would be hard to cross one of those self driving intersections...
Graham Elliott (8 days ago)
wonder what Sam Burr would say about this
ZaaThor uy (8 days ago)
When the video ended I was like holy fuck this video was like 30 minutes and I saw that is actually 4. Didn't u?
Felix Keenan (9 days ago)
Yeah, still you could get humans to drive together more synchronously if signals daisy chained from one vehicle to the next when the driver in front places his foot on the peddle it signals the next car. Could have done it years ago with IR tech or something..
todd carlson (9 days ago)
I've seen an number of analyses of the intersection problem but never once have I seen the real issue addressed. CGP hints at it when he says it is due to human reaction time, but then suggests that it is the reaction at the light that is the problem which would be solved if everyone could accelerate together. But this is not correct. This is because after you come up to some speed, you would find driving a few feet behind the car in front of you to be very uncomfortable and unsafe and would find yourself slowing down to allow a safe cushion between you and the car in front of you. So reaction time is the issue, but it's not the reaction time when you start, but the time you need to react after you come to speed. When I took driver's education, I was taught you should follow 2 seconds behind the car in front of you. If you hate tailgaters, you agree with this. However the distance you need to be behind to maintain a 2 second cushion is variable with speed. At 60 mph, that distance will be twice what it is at 30 mph. As it turns out, the optimal solution is for everyone to accelerate at the same rate, but start their acceleration at two second intervals. By doing the distance between you and the car in front of you will always be changing, but you will always be the optimal 2 seconds behind the car in front of you (plus the few feet that was there before moving). If you are the 10th car in line at a red light and you find you go 20 seconds after the light turns green, then this is the optimal solution yet people see this (and was presented in the video) as an unnecessary delay. I have tested this myself and found that many times, my start time after a light changes is very close to this optimal situation.
SnowPulse (9 days ago)
My mind is woke
Chris Birchler (9 days ago)
What about those of us that actually enjoy driving? I have never seen this before but 100% agree with your assessment because of experience, and I do those maneuvers all the time. Also, I too look forward to self driving cars to get the problematic people out from behind the wheel. I see this all the time: people using the vehicle as a phone booth, hotspot, library, vanity, office, lounge(driver had both feet hanging out the window, how? cruise control), etc... everything but the vehicle it is. For these people, 100% yes! Get them a self driving car. But what about those of us that 100% enjoy the drive? Take my radio, take my phone but please don't take my car. I enjoy the drive, especially in a manual transmission car. I enjoy the connection to the road, following its ebb and flow. The mastery of the skill of driving is my goal, forever being a student of what the road teaches. So how do you handle forcing those who desire amd long for the freedom of driving to relinquish said freedom because of the drivers that already ruin the drive? Have they ruined the drive entirely for us, and we have no hope? Or is there a place for us on the road(those of us who do not need or want a robot to drive for)?
Felix Keenan (9 days ago)
I always thought, in busy areas/times, drivers could be prompted by extra internal signals and audio pulses to set pace ect. Surely if they can program an AI to drive '' flawlessly'' they can guide a human to drive much better as well. If more information is received and transmitted from one car to another, It wouldn't need expensive transmitter/receivers and switchboard to be installed, much less than the onboard computer and extra mechanisms needed to retrofit an old car to be full driverless. Only be necessary at busy times or places as well. So it would kind of be halfway '' manual but AI guided'' cars and full AI driverless cars. I wonder if they could have done something like that like 30 years ago with just IR tech or something...
Noah Tackett (9 days ago)
Honestly I'm not trusting my life to a self driving car. I won't get in one. Unless I'm getting paid billions of dollars of course. Then I'll try it.
Kalibur Kitty (9 days ago)
4:03 What about the Pedestrians? Maybe they could make overpasses in an X formation above? Or would the cars sense pedestrians and jaywalkers too?
Eren Mortel (9 days ago)
filipino drivers should watch this
Super Shadow (10 days ago)
LauWong1412 (10 days ago)
Ya depende del conductor. Si tw toca el rojo pues nimodo, y si te quieres incorporar, mete la trompa y pum yala hiciste
Jeffrey Butts (10 days ago)
Interesting video but the solution to traffic is walkable street grids in mixed neighborhoods.
Toxikboy Flex (10 days ago)
so should people no longer exist to save the world?
mark nbris (11 days ago)
Roundabout you useless yanks. Learn it. 🙄 It's what the test of the developed world use.
Jorge Chioffi (11 days ago)
Oh fuck the car..
Lilo Stitch (12 days ago)
Awesome video 100% true
Kevin Mercurio (12 days ago)
Cute and thoughtful video! But Self driving cars also wont work bc humans.
Cassio Almeida (12 days ago)
A solucao é andar a pé .. e eliminar os veículos..
john Oaker (13 days ago)
"Self driving cars will make traffic less likely" *_Looks at "Up next"_* *"Self-Driving cars won't save cities"* *_B R U H_*
Amiel Singo (9 days ago)
I had "12 day long traffic jam". Thats the ultimate oof.
B Mc (13 days ago)
Flying Cars. Boom. Problem solved.
Mały Mi (14 days ago)
Wystarczy dynamiczna jazda a nie kurwa zamulanie jebanych Januszu i frajerów bez umiejętności dla rozwiązania tego problemu
Rogan Bryan (14 days ago)
Watch London black cab drivers move off from a traffic light. All together .
Emily Alberts (14 days ago)
*This video has been brought to you by Elon Musk*
Henry God69 (14 days ago)
The exact reason why my dad is a great driver. Literally excelerates after someone stops.
Saucey (15 days ago)
Sadly pEoPlw are idiots
TheAnan (16 days ago)
Allah gelse İstanbul'daki trafik çözülmez aq
Gray Catbird (16 days ago)
It would totally be possible to change people’s behaviour in the long term through education. But thats limited
aaron Smith (17 days ago)
So fundamental traffic problems are all because everyone rides too close.
Le Oui (18 days ago)
So killing animals will make us slow down less, which means we need to accelerate less, which means less gas needed, which means less CO2, which means less global warming. So kill the fucking chicken, and you’ll save the world and my time. Thank you.
Yes is true
pangung 06 (19 days ago)
In higways there is less traffic yes...... Explain me the 10km block on monday morning
Lamdrew Pleasse (18 days ago)
do you really need that explained to you?
strength coach SC (20 days ago)
lol the next video on auto play is how self driving cars won't work
yyni34 (20 days ago)
so how do people cross?
Bullshit Man (21 days ago)
I have a better idea. People driving in the left lane that are going the same speed or slower than the drivers in the right lane need to get OUT of the PASSING (left) lane. It wont eliminate it but there would be a steady flow and less blockage.
KaMa Lam (21 days ago)
How could I make other drives understand this video?
Randy Raharja (21 days ago)
traffic just a normal day in jakarta
Aisha Jilani (22 days ago)
Did you make “traffic snakes” up, or are they real?
Derek Holcomb (22 days ago)
This monkey likes his driving
Nicolina Maria (22 days ago)
Solution: what about more people working from home in this online world?
Orson Bevins (23 days ago)
It's hard enough keeping proper distance with the person in front of me. I think it's a bad idea to try and control the driver behind me too. No bueno.
Linda mc guinness (23 days ago)
This video is about FPOT
Manik Morshed (23 days ago)
Really nice.
Andyilmatto (23 days ago)
*Just react faster, GODDAMMIT!* - bad, angry driver
Stevie Saint Anko (24 days ago)
What happens when there’s a mechanical problem with a self driven car?
Thomas Mulhall (24 days ago)
Most egregious villains of our highways: Uber and Lift drivers who cut across 2 lanes of traffic when they suddenly get a fare. Slow GPS also the culprit.
Random Stuff (24 days ago)
Spongebob should watch this.
NoBudjetFilms (24 days ago)
Just watching the animation of the no lights intersection gave me anxiety. I can't imagine actually riding through one in a driver-less car.
AMX Empire (25 days ago)
Good solution but cannot applies manually ... We need AI operated vehicle system to do so
Michael Stillwell (25 days ago)
This will be solved by self-driving cars
Ratty4ragu (25 days ago)
Which is why we have cruise control
ger quiwas (25 days ago)
Car drivers aren't stuck in a traffic jam... the ARE the traffic jam. Better take your bicycle!
Hero of Kush (25 days ago)
From Old People. to younger teens, to people under the Infulance. Maybe we should ban human drives. Although I could see selfdrving taxis grtting experience amd boring.
Олег Ушаков (26 days ago)
traffic jams because in the cities what is happening is an uncontrolled increase in cars of citizens
Saturday Mark (26 days ago)
Been saying this for years.
Adam Bartlett (26 days ago)
No, the real solution is to create more over /unders instead of intersections... Why even have intersections at all? There's loads of ways to make the problem better without just eliminating human drivers & moving to driverless vehicles. While automation is great for larger projects (public transit), the individuality of humans individuals vehicles is much more problematic. Also, we need to teach all drivers & demands they surpass min standards through tools like yours, is much better answer to such things than the current state of driverless vehicles. Adam
Abkeda (26 days ago)
Because people typically don't pay attention. Faces in phones... Not Good!
Christian Aguero (26 days ago)
But if it would be automated, how would it cross from one street to another.
Azelheidr Ruth (26 days ago)
My grandfather would say.. Pawpaw: Wish in one hand.. Me: 💁💫 Pawpaw: *shit in the other; and see which fills up first* Me: 🙅💩😩
ChaValiér N Sharps (21 days ago)
Lol that's a Pawpaw for you!
LauderBLOX (26 days ago)
The best junction is the round about no lights only give-way.
milly (15 days ago)
Many roundabouts have lights i should know im British myself it all depends on where in the uk you are
Grzegorz Ha (26 days ago)
Elon Musk likes this.
bogyo66 (26 days ago)
14,202,265 views. People are trying to educate themselves on YouTube. The end times are near folks!
denelson83 (27 days ago)
The thing is, you can't legally be "always in the middle" if you're already driving at the posted speed limit.
Barret Harms (27 days ago)
This is been known for quite some time and yet pilots demands to pilot re-entry capsules
the merican man (27 days ago)
fuck your AI propaganda