The overwhelming majority of Nevadans moved to the state from elsewhere. We moved here because Nevada offered a better quality of life than where we were living. Traffic threatens our quality of life and also has a negative impact on tourism. We have an estimated $3.8 Billion shortfall in highway construction funds. Ellen Barre Spiegel says, "As we continue to grow our population and increase tourism, we must develop, fund and implement a comprehensive transportation plan. We cannot afford to ignore this issue."