In many cities of the world, traffic congestion is a serious problem.   What are the causes and what can be done about it?

   Globally, road
traffic
is a dilemma, particularly in urban areas. The major reasons for
this
are rural-urban migration as well as
poor maintenance culture
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the poor maintenance culture
a poor maintenance culture
of the cities, especially of infrastructure. There are a variety of ways to tackle
this problems
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this problem
these problems
,
however
, development of rural areas and
improvement
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improving
improve
improved
upon existing forms of travelling are the best.    
First
and foremost, overpopulation remains a major cause of
traffic
on roads worldwide.
This
is due to the fact that more people leave the rural areas to the cities in search of better job opportunities. The end result of which, is a significant increase in the number of
motorvehicles
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motor vehicles
, because they have to get to their places of work. Another reason is that most of the infrastructures in the cities are overworked due to the ever increasing population.
This coupled
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This, coupled
with poor maintenance leaves the other sectors redundant,
therefore
, people would rely more on what they can trust, which most times are their personal cars.    To deal with these obstacles, governments should disburse funds to develop local areas and make them more habitable for people, so that their businesses can thrive and they can stop migrating to the cities.
In addition
, the state can
also
put improve upon the other forms of transportation, 
such
as the underground railway system and aviation.
This
will help to reduce the number of cars on the road as people will prefer to take
the faster
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the fastest
means of transportation.
For instance
, a survey carried out in Nigeria, revealed that
traffic
reduced by almost forty percent in areas where the trains were highly functional.     The problem of
traffic
congestion is becoming alarming.
This
is often caused by migration and lack of maintenance of other means of transport. The most effective ways to solve
this
problem are rural development and rehabilitation of the existing forms of transport, so as to reduce the influx of cars
unto
to on
onto
into
the road
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