It is amazing how much publicity this has gotten on a world-wide
basis. "Carmageddon" has, at one time or another, held top-line
coverage on many of the web news pages (CNN, MSNBC, etc). It has, at
times, overshadowed the Budget crisis, war, and other stories that are
of national or world concern. I can assure you that MOST people in
the US could not POSSIBLY care less about a LA area traffic problem.
Seems like any inconvenience in southern CA or NY gets top bill.
The rest of the nation just copes!