• Press Release

    N.C. congestion growth threatens economic future

    posted March 18, 2007
    RALEIGH – Future road congestion will threaten North Carolina’s economy unless the state refocuses its transportation priorities. That’s the key message in a new Policy Report from the John…
  • Press Release

    Asheville earns high grade for congestion relief

    posted March 18, 2007
    RALEIGH – Future road congestion could threaten North Carolina’s economy, but Asheville is better prepared for congestion than most other N.C. cities. That’s according to a new Policy Report…
  • Press Release

    Charlotte earns D for congestion relief

    posted March 18, 2007
    RALEIGH – Charlotte deserves just a D grade for its limited efforts to reduce traffic congestion, according to a new Policy Report from the John Locke Foundation and Reason…
  • Press Release

    Fayetteville needs new focus for transportation dollars

    posted March 18, 2007
    RALEIGH – Future road congestion could threaten North Carolina’s economy, and Fayetteville deserves just a C+ grade in preparing for congestion growth. That’s according to a new Policy Report…
  • Press Release

    Greenville region should focus on congestion relief

    posted March 18, 2007
    RALEIGH – Future road congestion could threaten North Carolina’s economy, and the Greenville region deserves a B+ grade in preparing for congestion growth. That’s according to a new Policy…
  • Press Release

    Hickory region should focus on congestion relief

    posted March 18, 2007
    RALEIGH – Future road congestion could threaten North Carolina’s economy, and the Hickory region deserves a B- grade in preparing for congestion growth. That’s according to a new Policy…
  • Research Report

    Traffic Congestion in North Carolina: Status, Prospects, & Solutions

    posted March 18, 2007 by Dr. David Hartgen
    Traffic congestion is defined as the delay in urban travel caused by the presence of other vehicles. This study reviews traffic congestion in each of North Carolina's 17 metropolitan regions. The study determines the magnitude of present and future traffic congestion; the extent to which present plans will relieve or merely slow the growth of congestion; how traffic congestion affects the state's economy; and actions for significantly reducing congestion in the future.
  • Press Release

    Triad should focus on cutting traffic delays

    posted March 18, 2007
    RALEIGH – Future road congestion could threaten North Carolina’s economy, but Triad regions earn grades of B+ or B in preparing for congestion growth. That’s according to a new…
  • Press Release

    Triangle cities should turn focus to congestion

    posted March 18, 2007
    RALEIGH – Triangle cities need to shift their transportation priorities, unless they want future road congestion to threaten their economy. That’s the assessment in a new Policy Report from…

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