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No place on the ground for new roads

[18.09.2023] The urgency of the traffic congestion problem, or simply traffic jams, stems from the fact that it is something that almost everyone on this planet has to deal with every day, several times. It's what makes us nervous, late, switch jobs, relocate. Just imagine how many useful things each person can do in the hours he just wastes sitting on a bus or private car in traffic jams. At a regional or country level, people's lost time is simply deducted from working time or from time needed for productive rest. Delivery delays also exacerbated the problem. As a result, the average labour productivity decreases and traffic jams become a drag on the economy growth in general.

The number of cars on the road is growing so fast that no new road, bridge, or intersection construction cannot improve the situation. We're just talking about temporarily delaying the moment when a complete road traffic collapse would pop up. According to figures published at the World Economic Forum, the number of cars (whether petrol or electric) is expected to double by 2040 . Imagine that, in order for the situation to remain as unacceptable as it is today, all roads in the next 16 years would have to be widened twice and the number of existing bridges, interchanges and tunnels should be doubled! It is worth just look out of the window to understand that, firstly, it is simply impossible for a number of reasons, and secondly, damage to the environment and nature from such changes can not only cause critical damage to the environment, but also bury hopes for preventing climate change.

Clean Public Transport for the Coming Future

Dr. Anatoli Unitsky, Mr. Oleg Zaretskiy

Visualization of UST transport solution


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