Urban Ring Roads

Almost every major city in North America, Europe, and Asian countries have these mass asphalt three to eight lane highways.

Surprisingly, the first ring road was completed in 1937 under the dictatorship of Hitler's Nazi, Germany around the capital of Berlin.

The concept makes sense, high density high population urban metropolises and thousands of people needing to get to work on the other side or different areas of the urban city reduce travel time and less consumption of fuel.

Next time you are driving to work or coming back from work and you're on your urban ring road, try picturing a life without such transportation arteries in the large city that you're driving on.

Here is some history of Canada's largest northern city, Edmonton's Ring Road

Would life, be more stressful without such urban ring roads?

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