Traffic Impact of Highway Capacity Reductions: Assessment of the Evidence

Landor Publishing
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March 1998

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"The main question tackled here is: what really happens to traffic conditions when road capacity is reduced or reallocated? In pursuing the answer, interpretation of the evidence required consideration of a second question which had not featured so strongly in the original work-plan: what are the underlying changes in travel choice and behaviour that cause these effects?"