In this issue:
Is reducing car travel a wise policy for GHG reduction?
Express toll lanes back on Maryland’s agenda
Miami toll road provider taken over by state
A new metric for comparing transit project cost-effectiveness
What electric vehicle chargers will cost America
Amtrak’s costly climate alternative
Is Reducing Car Travel a Wise Policy for Greenhouse Gas Reduction Goals?
California is one of a handful of states that have set targets for reducing the amount of driving, as measured by vehicle miles of travel (VMT). An Aug. 18 Streetsblog article headline put it this way, “Caltrans Carbon Reduction Strategy: We Must Drive Less.”
According to the California Transportation