User: flenvcenter Topic: Transportation-National
Category: Alternative Vehicles
Last updated: Oct 18 2018 02:38 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Cities and states are charging ahead towards a clean transportation future 18.10.2018 Climate 411 - Environmental Defense Fund
At the state and local level, communities are pressing ahead on clean transportation solutions—never mind that the Trump administration is stuck in reverse. A new resource released today helps these communities turn their aspirations into action. The Toolkit for Advanced Transportation Policies details the wide range of transportation policy opportunities that state and local governments […]
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Memo to Carmakers: The Future Is Electric 12.10.2018 THE CITY FIX
Electric car sales hit U.S. records this year, with almost 66,000 sold in July and August, more than double the number sold during the same period in 2017. One reason for the boom is the success of the Tesla Model 3, ...
Field of Dreams or Bus Depot: Upper Dublin Schools to decide 11.10.2018 Philly.com News
At a sparsely attended school board meeting in July, officials had offered the roughly 23-acre "Field of Dreams" as its only real alternative for replacing the current arrangement of leasing parking spaces in a nearby industrial park.
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The deceptive safety claims being used to justify the proposed rollback of the Clean Car Standards 11.10.2018 Climate 411 - Environmental Defense Fund
By Jeff Alson, Former EPA engineer who helped develop the Clean Car Standards, current consultant for EDF The Trump administration is trying to justify its decision to roll back America’s Clean Car Standards — an action that will result in more pollution and greater costs for American families — by claiming that dirtier, more expensive cars […]
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Jim Kenney 1,000 days in: The fine print of the Philly mayor's promises 10.10.2018 Philly.com News
End stop-and-frisk. Implement universal pre-K. Send tens of millions of dollars more to Philadelphia's schools. Create family-sustaining jobs. On his 1,000th day in office, Mayor Jim Kenney released a progress report. We ran a fine-tooth comb through it to determine what he's really gotten done.
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Safe, efficient self-driving cars could block walkable, livable communities 9.10.2018 Resource Efficiency | GreenBiz.com
Are two of our major environmental goals at odds?
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The transportation equity conundrum: 6 ways cities can improve mobility without displacement 9.10.2018 Resource Efficiency | GreenBiz.com
There are countless opportunities — but limited investment funds.
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Why the Eagles remain so loyal to embattled Jalen Mills 6.10.2018 Philly.com News
Jalen Mills has become the subject of fan criticism after an inconsistent start to the season in which he's been in coverage on big plays and big penalties. But if there are changes, it does not appear Mills will be one of them.
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Toyota Recalls More Than 2 Million Autos Over Hybrid-System Fault 5.10.2018 Wall St. Journal: US Business
In the U.S., the recall covers more than 800,000 vehicles: the model year 2010-2014 Prius and the larger model year 2012-2014 Prius v.
Freezing fuel economy standards will slow innovation and make U.S. auto companies less competitive 2.10.2018 Design & Innovation | GreenBiz.com
As the car industry moves towards electric and autonomous vehicles, it's more important than ever to have strong regulations.
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Future fleets: how clean air innovations are driving smarter, healthier cities 2.10.2018 Main Feed - Environmental Defense
Future fleets: how clean air innovations are driving smarter, healthier cities
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China's electric bus leadership 28.9.2018 Energy & Climate | Greenbiz.com
Electric buses are getting big press in America, but they're growing in big numbers in China.
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PSE&G launches $4.1B proposal to boost energy efficiency, electric vehicles - and rates 28.9.2018 Philly.com News
The program would increase bills $7 a month by 2024, but PSE&G says long-term it would save customers money by cutting consumption.
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Future fleets: how clean air innovations are driving smarter, healthier cities 24.9.2018 Main Feed - Environmental Defense
Future fleets: how clean air innovations are driving smarter, healthier cities
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It's electrifying: How do we speed up the transition to 100 percent EV fleets? 20.9.2018 Resource Efficiency | GreenBiz.com
City and corporate commitments abound around electric delivery vehicles. But can they deliver on these promises?
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A fight over SEPTA's natural gas generator continues, even as construction nears its end 19.9.2018 Philly.com News
Activists fghting a natural gas plant in Nicetown stay fierce even though the work is nearly done.
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The 2018 VERGE Vanguard Awards 17.9.2018 Energy & Climate | Greenbiz.com
A salute to the pioneers and leaders at the intersection of tech and sustainability.
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'Everyone wants answers': State, feds hunt for gas blast cause 15.9.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
Investigators are working this weekend to pinpoint the cause of a series of fiery natural gas explosions in Massachusetts that killed one person, injured at least 25 others and left dozens of homes in smoldering ruins.
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Smartphones, Electric Cars Keep Miners Digging by Hand in Congo 13.9.2018 Wall St. Journal: World
Modern batteries need cobalt. Apple, VW and others still include in their supply chains the owner of an African mine where workers produce the metal without shoes or safety equipment.
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At Philly airport, Uber and Lyft drivers wait and wait, gambling on a big pay day 13.9.2018 Philly.com News
Where do ride share drivers waiting when you come off your plane? A look at the staging lot at Philadelphia International Airport and the financial risk drivers are taking there.
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