Roundabouts as a Strategy to Improve Air Quality

Modern Roundabouts, Global Warming, and Emissions Reductions: Status of Research, And Opportunities for North America  (16 page pdf, Tony Redington, Canadian Transportation Research Forum,  May 2001)

The focus today is on how roundabouts can and are being used as a tool to reduce vehicle emissions at intersections compared to the use of traffic lights. The introduction of 100 roundabouts in Vermont was expected to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 8%, addition to significantly fewer collisions and fatalities at intersections

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