Category «Environmental Impacts»

Greenhouse Gas Emissions Reductions from Traffic Improvements Are at Best Negligible 4th Order Effects

Checking some citations within a draft report that I have been reading led me to pervasive alternative facts about the relationship between greenhouse gas emissions and traffic improvement strategies.  It seems that not only are we daily subjected to incorrect interpretations about the sources of global warming, but we are additionally subjected to incorrect ideas …

Answer to the Fuel Savings Riddle

The riddle, as posed to the TMIP forum was: “About 20 years ago a team at UW-Madison received a rather ample grant to train local public officials in the art of traffic flow optimization through signalized intersections, with the specific intent of saving fuel.  (The money came from a source that was particularly interested in …