Every year, Americans face a steady stream of discouraging news. We're spending more time stuck in traffic. Congestion in our metro areas is on the rise. Yet these reports focus almost exclusively on traffic mobility--how quickly travelers can move between any two points via automobile or transit. But according to a new University of Minnesota study, there's much more to the story. The new study, Access Across America, goes beyond congestion rankings to focus on accessibility: a measure that examines both land use and the transportation system. More in April Catalyst.