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Rapid transit key in fight against climate change: study

A key conclusion to emerge from the report was the link between urban density and broad access to rapid transportationBig cities worldwide have expanded faster than their rapid transit systems, leading to higher levels of pollution, greenhouse gas emissions and commuter misery, a report released Tuesday showed. “Low-density, car-oriented development — known as ‘sprawl’ — has been the predominant urban form for cities in the past century,” said Michael Marks, a researcher at the non-profit, New York-based Institute of Transportation and Development Policy (ITDP), and lead author of the study. In a sampling of 13 cities in wealthy nations, more than two-thirds of residents, on average, had easy access to rapid transportation, according to the report.

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