Bob Chase believes that elected politicians listen too often to voters:

"Inspiration policy is responding too much to small groups, small neighborhoods, small situations and ignoring the big picture and that's why we have the nation's worst congestion."

http://wamu.org/programs/mc/11/04/01.php#41937

 

 

Once there is two Beltway, sprawling growth will happen and we may need another and another Beltway:

http://wamu.org/programs/mc/11/04/trans-01-8-41937.php