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Sunday, December 20, 2015

San Diego plans to cut emissions AND widen every highway

LA Times: "However, when it comes to meeting San Diego's transportation goals, elected officials may face an even more complicated puzzle. With vehicle emissions representing more than half of the city's greenhouse gases, the newly minted Climate Action Plan will fail if residents don't significantly cut back on the number of miles they drive.

In October, the San Diego Regional Assn. of Governments adopted a countywide transportation plan that included millions in infrastructure spending for the city of San Diego. While some of that money went to creating bike lanes and expanding the trolley network, funding was also allocated for widening nearly every major freeway in the city."