Comment 40360

By Kiely (registered) | Posted May 04, 2010 at 15:13:08

No. Adding lane capacity is a false economy. Road capacity induces demand, meaning it generates new vehicle trips that would not have taken place if the road capacity didn't exist to accommodate them. - Ryan

an even better example is Los Angeles. Once you start building more lanes, you never stop. - jason

Post-Olympic-boom Atlanta is also an excellent example of this.

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