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Road construction does not resolve traffic problems


November 25, 2011
By The Daily Isureveille

Nov. 24, 2011 – Unfortunately, a growing number of studies suggest the
widening and construction of roads does not reduce traffic congestion
and can even exacerbate the problem.

Nov. 24, 2011 – Unfortunately, a growing number of studies suggest the widening and construction of roads does not reduce traffic congestion and can even exacerbate the problem.

Increasing traffic congestion is an example of induced demand, meaning as the supply of a good, in this case roads, increases, people are encouraged to take advantage of the new supply. | READ MORE

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