Construction workers wrap up work on the Fix50 project in Sacramento in June 2014. Research says that new and widened highways are quickly filled with new traffic.
Construction workers wrap up work on the Fix50 project in Sacramento in June 2014. Research says that new and widened highways are quickly filled with new traffic. Randy Pench Sacramento Bee file
Construction workers wrap up work on the Fix50 project in Sacramento in June 2014. Research says that new and widened highways are quickly filled with new traffic. Randy Pench Sacramento Bee file
Foon Rhee

Foon Rhee

Associate editor, editorial writer and Viewpoints editor

The Numbers Crunch: Caltrans says if you build new roads, traffic will come

November 27, 2015 06:10 AM

UPDATED November 27, 2015 06:17 PM

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Foon Rhee, an associate editor, joined the The Sacramento Bee’s editorial board in February 2010 after reporting and editing for newspapers in Massachusetts and North Carolina and keeping his opinions to himself. He graduated from Duke and went to graduate school during a fellowship at the University of Hawaii. Foon Rhee can be reached at frhee@sacbee.com or 916-321-1913. Twitter: @foonrhee.