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for Carolina Planning Vol. 30 Issue 1, Winter 2005
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Americans use the interstate highway system as a means of escape from natural disasters, but these roads may offer false hope with regard to escaping terrorist attacks. Such disasters require a different and creative approach to prevent chaos and the overuse of the highway system in evacuating metropolitan regions which could potentially lead to other harmful consequences.
With tremendous economic and population growth, the Southeast needs a comprehensive, multimodal transportation system as a alternative to automobile travel. High-speed rail (HSR) service would provide business and leisure travelers with a competitive alternative to air and auto trips.
Traditional congestion pricing strategies are meant to reduce demand on heavily congested roads by charging every user a toll during times when the facility experiences congestion. Value pricing refers to the practice of requiring drivers to pay the right toll for the first class service of a guaranteed congestion-free lane.