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End the congestion con

The idea that wider highways and new roads will solve congestion is so deeply ingrained in the American psyche that the people setting transportation policy (politicians) often don't even realize it's wrong.

The momentum in state houses and departments of transportation around the country continues to perpetuate the congestion con—we spend billions building new and ever wider highways and traffic just gets worse because of it.

Your state legislators and governor need to know the truth. Use the form below to send them an email about The Congestion Con and make sure they truly understand how taxpayer dollars—your dollars—can be better used to create an efficient, multi-modal transportation system.

Note: you may customize the letter to mention your state or hometown by name.

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