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Actually, slowing traffic speeds can reduce emissions; Prioritize sustainable transportation; CA hopes to "solve" congestion (rather than emissions) using AI; More

8:41 AM PST on January 9, 2024

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  • Year in review: Most talked-about planning issues in 2023 (Planetizen)
  • Slowing down traffic can cut emissions (Policy Options)
  • How three states are fighting transportation ghg emissions (SmartCitiesDive)
  • Applying a sustainable transportation strategy (Planetizen)
  • Santa Barbara grapples with how to measure, lower vehicle miles traveled (Noozhawk)
  • California hopes to "solve congestion" using AI (why not use it instead to "solve emissions"?) (LA Times)
  • Car dominance is a choice. There are alternatives (Carter Lavin)
  • Bigger cars are just bad for every reason (Marketplace)
  • California law now lets bike riders proceed through signals when pedestrians get the go-ahead (Velo)
  • BART has finally gotten rid of its no-bikes-on-escalators rule - Watch the how-to video! (Patch)
  • Santa Monica installs new four-way stops (Santa Monica Next)

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