When vehicles are idling in heavy or standstill traffic congestion, the resulting emission pollutants impact air quality significantly. El Paso region border ports of entry are of particular concern due to the north- and southbound commercial and passenger vehicle queues and long wait times at inspection stations. TTI researchers recently completed a computer modeling effort ... Read More
by Alfredo Sanchez Like motorists, pedestrians crossing the border at all four El Paso international bridges are experiencing longer crossing times. For example, 550,000 people crossed the border by foot just in the first quarter of 2014.