Atlanta's Gridlock To Rival L.A.'s?

According to a new study, even with the proposed changes to MARTA and metro Atlanta's freeway infrastructure, traffic congestion could soon rival that of greater Los Angeles, if significant changes aren't made soon.

A new Reason Foundation report by Robert Poole calls for a major "rethinking" of Atlanta's long-range transportation plan and proposes four major toll road and tunnel projects to significantly reduce the region's current and projected traffic congestion. A recent Reason study found that if Atlanta does not add significant new freeway capacity the region will soon be stuck with gridlock worse than today's Los Angeles.

Study: Reducing Congestion in Atlanta

Study: Atlanta's Traffic Will be Worse than LA's

Reason's Transportation Research and Commentary

Reason's Mobility Project


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