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Drivers cut emissions without slowing travel time by choosing green travel routes

Researchers at the University at Buffalo looked at computer simulations of traffic in upstate New York and found green routing could reduce carbon monoxide emissions by 27% while increasing trip length by 11%.

Using surface streets, as opposed to freeways, helped limit fuel consumption. Rerouting just one-fifth of drivers reduced regional emissions by 20%.

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