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Fishkind Conversations: Traffic Headaches And Economic Solutions

Hank Fishkind. Photo: Matthew Peddie, WMFE
Hank Fishkind. Photo: Matthew Peddie, WMFE

Traffic congestion.

We love to hate it…especially here in Florida, home of some of the country’s most congested roadways. In fact, each Orlando rush-hour commuter loses about 72 hours per year to sitting in traffic.

Economic analyst Hank Fishkind says congestion comes down to “supply and demand,” and he tells 90.7’s Nicole Darden Creston that economics offers a fix for it.

Click the Play Audio button to hear their conversation.

Nicole came to Central Florida to attend Rollins College and started working for Orlando’s ABC News Radio affiliate shortly after graduation. She joined Central Florida Public Media in 2010. As a field reporter, news anchor and radio show host in the City Beautiful, she has covered everything from local arts to national elections, from extraordinary hurricanes to historic space flights, from the people and procedures of Florida’s justice system to the changing face of the state’s economy.