Siemens: Los Angeles must transform energy, transit systems to hit sustainability goals

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Siemens published its LA City Performance Tool Report on Tuesday, analyzing the steps the city must take to achieve its Sustainable City pLAn of reducing greenhouse gas emissions (GHGs) 60% by 2035 and 80% by 2050.

The report found, in order to achieve these goals, the city must focus on transitioning to 100% renewable electricity and 45% passenger travel by transit and active transport (such as biking or walking) by 2050.

Siemens notes these goals are achievable through the investment in and implementation of 11 transportation technologies: electric cars, reduced headway on Metro, new lines on Metro, e-highways, electric car-sharing, congestion charging, high-occupancy toll lanes, electric buses, new electric bus rapid transit lines, e-ticketing on public transportation and intelligent traffic light management.

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