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Old Posted Mar 5, 2019, 1:49 AM
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Originally Posted by jmecklenborg View Post
It would just induce demand. As soon as, say, 10% of New England-bound traffic is pulled off the Throgs Neck Bridge, people who currently hesitate to use that route for non-critical local travel will start using it. It'll go right back to how it was.
The term, "induced demand" is such a misnomer. Demand is a good thing, not a bad thing. And more roads/trains don't "induce" demand, they simply restore it. The real issue is when jammed roads DESTROY demand, not when free flowing roads "induce" it.
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