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  • Czech system promises eco-benefits from reduced congestion

    16/09/13

    Czech system promises eco-benefits from reduced congestion
    Traffic congestion brings with it major costs - both economic and environmental. Economically, the cost of congestion in Europe has been estimated at 1% of GDP. In environmental terms, the main impacts are air and noise pollution, and an approximately 30% increase in fuel consumption in traffic jams, with the associated increase in greenhouse gas emissions[1].

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