More roads are not the answer

One obvious solution to traffic congestion, caused mostly by workers commuting to jobs in the city centre during peak hours, might appear to be building more, or bigger, roads. But a less obvious answer, and potentially a more cost-effective one, might be to increase flexible working arrangements.

This article by John L Hopkins shows how countries around the world are taking a fresh look at how to reduce congestion in cities, by enabling people to work flexibly and remotely. By allowing more workers to be flexible in their hours and working location, it shows how  employers, employees, and the environment can benefit.

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