Everybody hates being stuck in traffic, it’s a waste of time, and a waste of energy (fuel/electricity).
There’s also sound pollution, visual pollution and idling cars, trucks and buses are at their most inefficient when crawling, or sitting still.
But is the answer just to build bigger roads with more lanes? Some people say yes, but others don’t agree that more lanes equals better traffic flow.
This video looks at why bigger roads creates more traffic and pitches some other ideas on how traffic issues can be eased…
What do you think? Are we putting too much money into new/improved roads and motorways? Or, do we need to invest more into road infrastructure?
Let us know your thoughts on traffic issues in the comments section below.