The following appeared in an editorial in a local newspaper."Commuters complain that increased rush-hour traffic on Blue Highway between the suburbs and the city center has doubled their commuting time. The favored proposal of the motorists' lob

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The following appeared in an editorial in a local newspaper.

"Commuters complain that increased rush-hour traffic on Blue Highway between the suburbs and the city center has doubled their commuting time. The favored proposal of the motorists' lobby is to widen the highway, adding an additional lane of traffic. Opponents note that last year's addition of a lane to the nearby Green Highway was followed by a worsening of traffic jams on it. Their suggested alternative proposal is adding a bicycle lane to Blue Highway. Many area residents are keen bicyclists. A bicycle lane would encourage them to use bicycles to commute, it is argued, thereby reducing rush-hour traffic."

Write a response in which you discuss what questions would need to be answered in order to decide whether the recommendation and the argument on which it is based are reasonable. Be sure to explain how the answers to these questions would help to evaluate the recommendation.

In the editorial from local newspaper,it has been stated that the opponents of motorist"s lobby plan to add another lane to blue highway advocated that bicycle lane can be constructed to ease highway traffic issues.Opponent concluded this based on the issue faced by green highway as well as the interest of local people.However,before this recommendation can be evaluated, three question must be answered.

First of all ,are green and blue highway comparable ?Circumstances for one can be used for generalization for another?
It is possible green and blue highway are not same at all-perhaps green highway run through residential ,where blue is located in rural unpopulated area.thus there is possibility that quality of highway is different with green falling apart and blue in pristine condition.If either of this has merit ,then conclusion in original is weaken.

Secondly,do majority of area resident interest in biking live within biking distance from their employment? Opponent prematurely assumed that many of residential in town will take bike to work in morning than driving their cars. If the working distance from home is more than 15 miles,will it be ideal to choose bike to work,maybe not ,it will take much of their time and energy to reach their destination.This seems unfeasible.If above is true then argument holds no water.

Thirdly,are this added bicycle lane safe?Any accident in this lane doesn't hamper the traffic? It is assumed that constructing blue lane reduces rush hour traffic, but the traffic jam that results through accident in blue lane is not mentioned. Adding a bicycle lane near a main highway is risky,it can cause disastrous accident ,which ultimately result in more traffic rush .If this is true then the argument seems flawed.

In conclusion; the argument ,as it stands now,is considerably flaw due to several unwarranted assumption.If author is able to answer above these question and offer more evidence, then it will be possible to test viability of proposed recommendation to add a bike lane to blue highway.

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but, first, however, if, may, second, secondly, then, third, thirdly, thus, well, in conclusion, as well as, first of all

Attributes: Values AverageValues Percentages(Values/AverageValues)% => Comments

Performance on Part of Speech:
To be verbs : 23.0 19.6327345309 117% => OK
Auxiliary verbs: 9.0 12.9520958084 69% => OK
Conjunction : 6.0 11.1786427146 54% => More conjunction wanted.
Relative clauses : 8.0 13.6137724551 59% => More relative clauses wanted.
Pronoun: 26.0 28.8173652695 90% => OK
Preposition: 46.0 55.5748502994 83% => OK
Nominalization: 15.0 16.3942115768 91% => OK

Performance on vocabulary words:
No of characters: 1747.0 2260.96107784 77% => OK
No of words: 329.0 441.139720559 75% => More content wanted.
Chars per words: 5.31003039514 5.12650576532 104% => OK
Fourth root words length: 4.25891501996 4.56307096286 93% => OK
Word Length SD: 3.11606637329 2.78398813304 112% => OK
Unique words: 184.0 204.123752495 90% => More unique words wanted.
Unique words percentage: 0.559270516717 0.468620217663 119% => OK
syllable_count: 545.4 705.55239521 77% => OK
avg_syllables_per_word: 1.7 1.59920159681 106% => OK

A sentence (or a clause, phrase) starts by:
Pronoun: 6.0 4.96107784431 121% => OK
Article: 1.0 8.76447105788 11% => OK
Subordination: 7.0 2.70958083832 258% => Less adverbial clause wanted.
Conjunction: 1.0 1.67365269461 60% => OK
Preposition: 3.0 4.22255489022 71% => OK

Performance on sentences:
How many sentences: 10.0 19.7664670659 51% => Need more sentences. Double check the format of sentences, make sure there is a space between two sentences, or have enough periods. And also check the lengths of sentences, maybe they are too long.
Sentence length: 32.0 22.8473053892 140% => The Avg. Sentence Length is relatively long.
Sentence length SD: 104.549748924 57.8364921388 181% => OK
Chars per sentence: 174.7 119.503703932 146% => OK
Words per sentence: 32.9 23.324526521 141% => OK
Discourse Markers: 12.1 5.70786347227 212% => Less transition words/phrases wanted.
Paragraphs: 6.0 5.15768463074 116% => OK
Language errors: 31.0 5.25449101796 590% => Less language errors wanted.
Sentences with positive sentiment : 4.0 8.20758483034 49% => More positive sentences wanted.
Sentences with negative sentiment : 4.0 6.88822355289 58% => More negative sentences wanted.
Sentences with neutral sentiment: 2.0 4.67664670659 43% => OK
What are sentences with positive/Negative/neutral sentiment?

Coherence and Cohesion:
Essay topic to essay body coherence: 0.14890107633 0.218282227539 68% => OK
Sentence topic coherence: 0.0606298098155 0.0743258471296 82% => OK
Sentence topic coherence SD: 0.0390448266836 0.0701772020484 56% => OK
Paragraph topic coherence: 0.0730858784431 0.128457276422 57% => OK
Paragraph topic coherence SD: 0.0300413542875 0.0628817314937 48% => Paragraphs are similar to each other. Some content may get duplicated or it is not exactly right on the topic.

Essay readability:
automated_readability_index: 20.0 14.3799401198 139% => OK
flesch_reading_ease: 30.54 48.3550499002 63% => OK
smog_index: 11.2 7.1628742515 156% => OK
flesch_kincaid_grade: 17.0 12.197005988 139% => OK
coleman_liau_index: 14.11 12.5979740519 112% => OK
dale_chall_readability_score: 9.21 8.32208582834 111% => OK
difficult_words: 83.0 98.500998004 84% => More difficult words wanted.
linsear_write_formula: 21.0 12.3882235529 170% => OK
gunning_fog: 14.8 11.1389221557 133% => OK
text_standard: 15.0 11.9071856287 126% => OK
What are above readability scores?

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Rates: 70.83 out of 100
Scores by essay e-grader: 4.25 Out of 6
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Note: the e-grader does NOT examine the meaning of words and ideas. VIP users will receive further evaluations by advanced module of e-grader and human graders.

Attribute Value Ideal
Final score: 3.0 out of 6
Category: Satisfactory Excellent
No. of Grammatical Errors: 0 2
No. of Spelling Errors: 0 2
No. of Sentences: 10 15
No. of Words: 346 350
No. of Characters: 1682 1500
No. of Different Words: 183 200
Fourth Root of Number of Words: 4.313 4.7
Average Word Length: 4.861 4.6
Word Length SD: 2.661 2.4
No. of Words greater than 5 chars: 111 100
No. of Words greater than 6 chars: 93 80
No. of Words greater than 7 chars: 59 40
No. of Words greater than 8 chars: 34 20
Use of Passive Voice (%): 0 0
Avg. Sentence Length: 34.6 21.0
Sentence Length SD: 17.557 7.5
Use of Discourse Markers (%): 0.9 0.12
Sentence-Text Coherence: 0.397 0.35
Sentence-Para Coherence: 0.743 0.50
Sentence-Sentence Coherence: 0.138 0.07
Number of Paragraphs: 5 5