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New standards from U.S. DOT will ensure that 40 people in a bus count more than one person driving an SUV. Photo: SFMTA
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Transportation Agencies Will Finally Measure the Movement of People, Not Just Cars

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Hundreds of billions of dollars have been spent in the quest for free-flowing vehicular traffic. The result is wider highways, more sprawl, and more people stuck in congestion. But this week U.S. DOT took an important step to change course, releasing new standards to guide how transportation agencies measure their performance. Advocates for transit and walkability say the policy is a significant improvement.