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Policy to reduce congestion, energy use, and emissions

Transportation accounts for 70% of oil use, and much attention is being focused on improving vehicle technology (hybrids, clean diesel, etc.). However, much of fuel waste occurs in local stop & go traffic and other congestion. This also results in increased carbon emissions, plus loss of productivity (lost wages and quality of life). In the Chicago area, near-continual repair of roads and expressways means perpetual lane ...more »

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