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Makin' jams

Ted Balaker
April 18, 2007, 3:03pm

OK, so light rail doesn't do much to reduce traffic congestion. But rail hungry cities often learn that it can actually jam up congested streets even more. Houston Mayor Bill White in a recent interview: Here's BlogHouston's Kevin Whited: Flashback to Minneapolis 2004: Meanwhile, in Charlotte, an exasperated Jeff Taylor considers whether he should not just submit to railophilia, but also kick the fantasying up a notch: More here. Related: Sam and me on How Traffic Jams are Made in City Hall

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