In This California City, Navigation Apps Are Causing Traffic Headaches04:57

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It used to be that only locals knew all the back-road shortcuts to get around traffic. But now, most of us have apps on our phone that calculate the fastest route based on up-to-date traffic information.

But what happens when everybody starts using the same shortcuts? Reporter Eli Wirtschafter (@RadioEli) went to the city of Fremont, California, where traffic is backing up on local streets.

This segment aired on May 3, 2017.


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