Saturday Driving Restrictions Fail to Improve Air Quality in Mexico City

  title={Saturday Driving Restrictions Fail to Improve Air Quality in Mexico City},
  author={Lucas W. Davis},
  booktitle={Scientific reports},
Policymakers around the world are turning to license-plate based driving restrictions in an effort to address urban air pollution. The format differs across cities, but most programs restrict driving once or twice a week during weekdays. This paper focuses on Mexico City, home to one of the oldest and best-known driving restriction policies. For almost two decades Mexico City's driving restrictions applied during weekdays only. This changed recently, however, when the program was expanded to… CONTINUE READING
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