Do More Roads Have Less Traffic?


Vehicle miles travelled on US roads

Vehicle miles travelled on US roads (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Edward Glaeser’s Triumph of the City (Grush Hour, Apr. 11, 2012)

Also discussed here: Triumph of the City: How Our Greatest Invention Makes Us Richer, Smarter, Greener, Healthier, and Happier [Paperback]  (352 pages, Edward Glaeser, Penguin, 2012)

Today, we review a book by Edward Glaeser (with a nod of appreciation to Bern Grush’s blog) on cities and some highly quotable quotes about the need to price peak demand for road use in order to make roads more usable for all and cities more friendly for their citizens.

To see Key Quotes and Links to key reports about this post, click  HERE

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