Urbification: Taking the sub out of Calif. suburbs

Walking. Bicycling. Alternatives to Driving Everywhere. Social justice. Alternatives to suburban boredom and waste. And the infrastructure and technology needed to get there.

Thursday, January 01, 2004

The San Jose Mercury News reports that after years of construction, a widened freeway, which recently opened and was promised as relieving congestion is actually now more congested, having attracted more new travelers than the expanded roadway could hold. This traffic phenomenon, known as "induced demand," has been seen elsewhere as well, such as I-270 in Montgomery County, Maryland. (via BATN)


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