Randal O'Toole vs. the Livable Communities Act
O'Toole says that the findings in the Senate bill "claim that people who live in compact developments drive 20 to 40 percent less than average. In fact, part of this difference is due to planners confusing 'per household driving' with 'per capita driving.' In other words, compact developments have smaller households, so there is less per household driving, but when measured on a per capita basis, the driving is about the same."
"This is all garbage," says O'Toole.