Suburban Sprawl, Road Building and Vehicle Emissions


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Lock-in Effects of Road Expansion on CO2 Emissions: Results from a Core-Periphery Model of Beijing ( 39 page pdf, Alex Anas and Govinda R. Timilsina, Working Papers, State University of New York at Buffalo, Jun. 9, 2010)

By applying a traffic speed model to the megacity of Beijing, today’s review article examines the relationship between the addition of urban roads to traffic speed and emissions of CO2 and to what extent public transit plays an offset role for these emissions.

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