San Diego supervisors explore how they can cut traffic while adding more homes

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Supervisor Joel Anderson said reducing long commutes could be a win-win for the county’s environment and its residents, cutting greenhouse emissions while providing relief from long commutes. Locating new businesses or industry closer to new homes could help achieve that, he said.

“It’s not about punishing people,” he said. “If we can get them out of their cars and they aren’t spending two hours getting home, we’re improving their quality of life ... Let’s also look at employment opportunities. If a factory or commercial bakery could be located in a community, that reduces VMT.”