Light rail and the transport challenge in Canberra

By The Canberra Times
Updated April 23 2018 - 11:08am, first published July 10 2015 - 4:52am

The Gungahlin Drive Extension and uncompleted Majura Parkway project should remind commuters every peak hour investing in new roads doesn't relieve traffic congestion. Both roads are designed to divert traffic from the middle of the city to avoid congestion even though, for many years, studies across the world have found instead of overcoming slower travel times, new roads make congestion worse, or shift the problem elsewhere.

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