Reevaluating The Role Of Highway Expansion For Improving Urban Transportation

Smart Transportation Investments

Victoria Transport Policy Institute

The report identifies errors in proponents' analysis that overestimate the congestion reduction impacts and economic benefits of roadway capacity expansion, overlook negative impacts of induced travel, and ignore more cost effective alternatives. This is a companion to the report, Smart Transportation Investments II: Reevaluating The Role Of Public Transit For Improving Urban Transportation.

Filed in: Engineering, Plans and Policies, Transit

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