More than 2,500 people are expected to weigh in to identify the worst traffic problems in the Everett, WA, area before the local media partners launch Phase II of their “Fix Your Commute” project, which will be an advanced simulation exercise.

Mark Briggs, new media editor of The Everett Herald, described the project’s second phase, set to launch this fall, as “a more advanced interactive experience, allowing users to build roads, add HOV lanes, charge tolls – really make a difference in a simulated way.

“They get a bill and have to come up with funding, too, since we’re trying to base the game in as much reality as possible,”” Briggs said.

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