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TESA Tech Team Road Report

Fact Checks, Data Analysis & Project Insights from Tahoe East Shore Alliance
US 50 Road Diet Violates Federal Guidelines

US 50 Road Diet Violates Federal Guidelines

Abstract This paper compares government-specified road-diet thresholds in traffic volume to peak daily traffic data from Placer.ai visitation data in the segment of US 50 from Stateline to Round Mound.  In all cases, maximum thresholds were handily exceeded during peak

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Fact Check Hwy 50: CMP Public Comment Analysis

Fact Check Hwy 50: CMP Public Comment Analysis

When it comes to public comment regarding the Tahoe East Shore Corridor Management Plan and outreach to the community, NDOT makes frequent reference to its numbers: 3 rounds of noticed public outreach. 50 meetings. More than 780 participants. 1530 comments.

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TESA tech team Tahoe East Shore Alliance Keep Hwy 50 four lanes
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TESA Tech Team

The TESA Tech Team comprises several professionals with a broad range of technical backgrounds, from physics, to aerospace engineering, to nutritional biology, to communications, to accounting.  The team is responsible for evaluating and substantiating claims, gathering data, and conducting technical analyses in support of TESA’s mission.  To date, the team has evaluated US 50 accident data to determine real root causes and is now evaluating roadway configurations in support of wildfire evacuation preparedness and emergency response.

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