Very cool images. Thanks to Yolanda for the heads up (love the new site girl!) and to Guy Chapman for synthesizing. Following sequence tells the true traffic tale.....
Thirty-five cars, stationary on the road. If they were moving at 30mph, each car would need at least 10m of headway, so this is about as densely packed as cars get.
DRIVERS WITHOUT CARS
This is the cargo. Thirty-five individual drivers.
And this is how much space they'd take up in a bus:
FUTURE TRAFFIC CONDITIONS?
Here we have our thirty-five poeple getting on with life, some going into town on the bus, some cycling, some walking, a couple of small cars and a taxi.
Now, who was the problem, again?