“You will spend hundreds of millions dollars or billions of dollars on one area – maybe you upgrade one interchange, or you add one 10-lane bridge – where you deal with one congestion problem and it just moves the congestion somewhere else, and then you end up chasing the congestion. That’s not a good use of taxpayer money and it’s not good long-term planning either,” said Ma, who is also a civil engineer. “Transportation systems have to be treated as systems. It’s important that we have these long-term plans in place if we actually want to start to address the problem.”
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