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
http://www.reason.org/ps351.pdf

Study: Atlanta's Traffic Will be Worse than LA's
http://www.reason.org/ps346/ga.shtml

Reason's Transportation Research and Commentary
http://www.reason.org/transportation/index.shtml

Reason's Mobility Project
http://www.reason.org/mobility/index.shtml

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