New Highway Plans Clash With Greehouse Gas Reduction Plans

While the California Air Resources Board is proceeding with implementation of laws to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, highway planners are considering projects to accommodate more cars. Bill Fulton comments.
November 20, 2008, 11am PST | Paul Shigley
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The air board and the California Transportation Commission are operating on different schedules, and the air board seems unaware that transportation experts are now planning projects that won't get built for a decade or more. It could all lead to a collision among different state agencies.

John Barna, executive director of the CTC, also said the state lacks enough money to build all of the projects that the state is counting on to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. He advocates congestion pricing.

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Published on Tuesday, November 18, 2008 in California Planning & Development Report
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