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for Independent Weekly Vol. 9 Issue 26, June 26 - July 2 1991
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Traffic conditions are worsening in Raleigh due to increased growth. Three of the worst intersections are Wake Forest Road at the Beltline, Creedmoor Road at Millbrook, and Glennwood Avenue at Lead Mine. Traffic engineers and city planners discuss why jams occur here and their plans to fix the problems.
Ozone is a by-product car traffic and Raleigh’s traffic situation creates a lot of ozone pollution. North Carolina is ranked 42 out of 50 states in environmental quality according to EPA and is cited as frequently violating federal standards for ozone and carbon dioxide emissions. More cars on the road in Raleigh and a lack of public transportation are creating to the problem. This problem will negatively affect the health of Wake County residents.