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In 8 out of 10 urban arterial and city road sections studied in Texas, a statistically significant decrease in traffic accidents was observed after landscape improvements.

Mok, Jeong-Hun, Harlow C. Landphair, and Jody R. Naderi. (2006). Landscape improvement impacts on roadside safety in Texas. Landscape and Urban Planning 78(3), 263-274.


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