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I am a newbie in SimCity 4. Having read through the manual, I decided to install NAM. Now as a basic city, I made an highway (the upper road) exit to a street. In addition there was an avenue which was connected to the highway. However, none of them work when the houses were assigned to tiles as you can see from the screen shot. Does anyone know how to connect regular roads to RHW in NAM? I can make exits with the ground and elevated highway that was in the default SimCity 4 but not with the NAM.

 

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I'm not a NAM expert, but one thing I do know is the residential will get the Car - No Road Access zot if there aren't any jobs available. Somewhere within the tile are there commercial, industrial, or agriculture that have grown? If not, it could be that part and not NAM related. (I'm not saying it's not NAM since I don't know, but this is a basic game thing which might be what you are experiencing.)

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The problem is that you only connected the streets to the highway with exit ramps (assuming you are using a right-hand drive version of the game, as opposed to the British-styled left-hand drive), so your sims aren't able to use the highway to go to work.

Connecting the streets only to entrance ramps wouldn't also work, as the hand needs to route the full circuit from home to work and back to home.

What would resolve your issue is to build a *Diamond interchange* between the highway and a perpendicular road or avenue that is connected to the local streets. You could also try other types of ramps later, but the diamond is the easiest one that always works as intended.

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Also: About half of your low-wealth workers (and a lesser % of medium-wealth) will not drive, as if they had no cars. If there's no work within walking distance, then they'll look for mass-transit. If there is none, then they'll claim to be disconnected.

Add some bus stops. I recommend the RTMT mod; put some on-street bus stops at street corners.

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