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The Cost of Mobility in Louisville

The Louisville Ohio River Bridges Project, a joint effort by Kentucky and Indiana to expand the junction of I-65, I-71 and I-64, aims to break ground on the East End Crossing in August. Let’s take a moment to reflect on how these changes will affect Louisvillians.

Louisville residents already travel approximately 31 miles in their cars per person per day, the 15th most vehicle miles traveled in the 50 largest metro areas. Of the 31 vehicle miles traveled, around half occur on an expressway, which ranks Louisville 11th with the most vehicle miles traveled on expressways.