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Unformatted text preview: totally. Instead, we should focus on how to prevent excessive congestion that cripples the normal functioning of a city. Traffic congestion is a societal issue that involves all members of the society. It is caused by a combination of factors which cannot be tackled separately. For instance, congestion can be a result of historical urban planning and socio-economic development of the city. Typically, congestion cuts across all jurisdictional boundaries and requires collaborative effort from different parties involved in order to achieve an effective management plan. Therefore an effective management plan will have to address different aspects of the problem. A multi-pronged approach has to be adopted. It is paramount to achieve consensus, commitment and public support for formulation of management plan. This will help to ensure acceptability and smooth execution of the final policies....
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This note was uploaded on 01/25/2011 for the course EE 1001 taught by Professor Panda during the Spring '10 term at National University of Singapore.
- Spring '10