Commuting Iv The prospects for increased funding for the nation's highways are slim, which means local governments will have to look at other options for easing congestion. Some hope for more mass transit spending, others are turning to new technology to make driving more efficient. Some analysts are now promoting the idea that congestion is actually good, and should be encouraged to revitalize downtowns and to increase safety. NPR's Steve Inskeep has the final installment in our series on commuting.
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Commuting Iv

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Commuting Iv

Commuting Iv

Commuting Iv

Only Available in Archive Formats.

The prospects for increased funding for the nation's highways are slim, which means local governments will have to look at other options for easing congestion. Some hope for more mass transit spending, others are turning to new technology to make driving more efficient. Some analysts are now promoting the idea that congestion is actually good, and should be encouraged to revitalize downtowns and to increase safety. NPR's Steve Inskeep has the final installment in our series on commuting.