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Tony Villamil Quoted in the Miami Herald on the Impact of Traffic on the Economy of South Florda

As traffic congestion in South Florida continues to worsen, the Miami Herald highlights the impact this has on South Florida businesses in an article dated May 17, 2015. Dr. Tony Villamil, Founder and Principal of The Washington Economic Group, Inc. (WEG) said that, “Development becomes a sword that cuts both ways if infrastructure can’t keep up. The whole mark of a modern economy, especially a logistics-type economy like ours, is the ability to move people and merchandise quickly from one place to the next.” WEG has conducted multiple studies for the Miami-Dade Expressway Authority (MDX) including the economic impact of improved mobility. Read Full Article.

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