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It is clear and evident that many cities of the world today have serious problems in the smooth running of their daily activities due to traffic congestion. Goodwin, p (2004) the economic costs of road traffic congestion ucl ( university college london), the rail freight group: london, uk green open access. Business costs of traffic congestion prepared for victorian competition and efficiency commission centre for international economics canberra & sydney. 1 report no 2 government accession no 3 recipient's catalog no 4 title and subtitle the economic cost of traffic congestion in florida.