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Researchers pinpoint 12 tried-and-true ways to reduce cars in cities

Thursday 5 May 22 11:15am


CITIES can reduce the number of cars downtown by up to one-third through a series of carefully designed, layered policies, according to a new study.

“There is no ‘silver bullet’ to reduce car use,” says study team member Kimberly Nicholas, a sustainability and climate scientist at Lund University in Sweden. “Cities that were successful in reducing car use combined several different policy instruments, including both carrots that encourage more sustainable travel choices, and sticks that charge for, or restrict, driving and parking. Single policies don’t seem to be as effective.”

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