Update 19 Jul 2006
A little more data on this. According a post at Price Tags, British Columbia is actually reducing its VMT (it’s actually KMT up there).
Original Post 17 Jul 2006
Even the folks suggesting we consider spending an extra $6B on transportation tell us that congestion can only be slowed, not reversed.
Jim Howell passes on this link to data that suggests commuting times in Vancouver, B.C. have decreased. Even the transit folks can’t offer an explanation. But maybe there’s hope!