Smarter Ways to Reduce Traffic Congestion

Smart Congestion Relief – Comprehensive Analysis Of Traffic Congestion Costs and Congestion Reduction Benefits (42 page pdf, Todd Litman, Victoria Transport Policy Institute, 12 Sep. 2012)

World class transportation expert, Todd Litman at the Victoria Transport Policy Institute, has published a paper reviewing current and future policies aimed at reducing traffic congestion. He differentiates between conventional mobility-based planning which would widen roads as traffic volume increases to accessibility-based planning which has more effective approaches, such as congestion pricing and smart growth to optimize the use of roads in a safer and more efficient way.

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