Maxis fixing SimCity's buggy, congested traffic

SimCity trafficSimCity can be a great game -- when working properly. As it stands now, one major feature not working as intended is the game's traffic system. For anyone who has a semi-large city, you'll notice your Sims don't exactly drive in the most sensible pattern. Rather than taking a less congested road, they'll wait for hours in long lines of traffic resulting in congested roadways.

As lead designer Stone Librande explained in his latest blog post, "Agents", or the individual cars/people traveling to their destination, often tend to take the shortest route between point A and point B. "We understand there will be unavoidable (and illogical) traffic jams, so we are retuning these values to make the traffic flow more realistically."

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