Dave Amos of City Beautiful explains what level-of-service is and the pitfalls of using it mitigate transportation impacts from new development. He also talks about why vehicle miles travelled as a metric may be better.

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Stephen is a professional urban planner in Puget Sound with a passion for sustainable, livable, and diverse cities. He is especially interested in how policies, regulations, and programs can promote positive outcomes for communities. With stints in great cities like Bellingham and Cork, Stephen currently lives in Seattle. He primarily covers land use and transportation issues and has been with The Urbanist since 2014.