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Austin's Traffic is Uniquely Terrible

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Ginger Goodin, of the Texas A&M Transportation Institute, in a Q&A at Texas Monthly:

In Austin, by contrast, we have a core area around downtown—[The University of Texas], the Capitol—where 18 percent of the jobs are located. That’s the fourth-highest percentage in the country, behind New York, Washington, D.C., and New Orleans.

Traffic is unpredictable in this town. It’s like a new adventure when I hit the road each morning.

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