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Traffic congestion and confusion herald a new age of immobility

The great American developer Trammell Crow, who created modern Dallas, once said: 'I like congestion. It's better than recession.' It sounds like a flip remark, but Crow was right. Congestion isn't a problem, it's the political opportunity of the twenty-first century.

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