12 Apr '12, 12pm

SoCal's new sustainability strategy is impressive step forward

SoCal's new sustainability strategy is impressive step forward

You may wish to review your source documents and what you have stated they say, as in your statement above, "In a separate index, the southern California area was identified by the Brookings Institution (using 2006 data) as having the nation’s highest rate of driving per person." The table that you link to shows the LA Metropolitan area with the highest TOTAL number of arterial vehicle miles traveled of the 100 largest metropolitan areas, but, on a per capita basis, LA was the 39th highest -- certainly not first. This is a rather curious statistic to utilize for several reasons. First, because the LA urbanized area is almost dead last in centerline freeway miles per capita (yes, you DID read that correctly), LA has higher than average VMT on Arterial roadways. If the metric were total VMT per capita, then LA would be in the lowest third (so my meaning is clear, meaning ove...

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