induced driving, induced travel, and generated travel, is the widely documented phenomenon in which widening major roads and highways results in more driving (vehicle miles traveled) that generally cancels out any congestion-reduction benefits in as little as five to ten years.
We offer the following recommendations for various sectors believing that they can help Maryland close the emissions gap between the 2030 GGRA set in 2017 (40% by 2030) and the new Climate Solutions Now Act goal (60% by 2031). The Federal Infrastructure and Inflation Reduction Acts provide unprecedented levels of federal funds to accomplish many of these goals. Maryland agencies and local governments should take maximum advantage of these funding opportunities.
CSG and immigrant advocacy group CASA partnered on a walkability survey and audit of the Bailey's Crossroads community. The results and analysis have been compiled in this report.
Despite a new climate action plan by TPB’s parent agency the Council of Governments, this Visualize 2045 makes no real changes and fails to reduce emissions any more than the last one.