User: flenvcenter Topic: Transportation-National
Category: Multi-Modal Transportation :: General
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Hype and hope for hydrogen 18.7.2019 Design & Innovation |
Hydrogen is inching toward commercial viability and scalability, with new technologies that could support global decarbonization.
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10 Best Cities for Business Travel 16.7.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
These cities have it all: great airports, access to comfortable and affordable accommodation, public transport and fun things to do in the off hours.
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U.S. 36 stretch collapses, forcing closure of eastbound lanes and CDOT blitz to re-build bridge approach 45 feet above ground 15.7.2019 Denver Post: Local
The highway from Boulder to Denver is collapsing at a bridge approach 45 feet above ground, concrete slumping away off a widening chasm as fast as an inch per hour with a 5-foot drop over the weekend.
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RTD drills deep on funding for a Denver-to-Longmont train, aims to cut years off a 2050 debut 10.7.2019 Denver Post: Business
Regional equity -- a fancy phrase for fairness -- was a major theme during the RTD board meeting Tuesday, as the agency's directors tried to figure out how to move the long-awaited commuter train connecting Denver to Longmont from an idea on paper to wheels on tracks.
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10 questions for Shell's New Energies VP 9.7.2019 Resource Efficiency |
Three years ago, the oil major created a division to invest in electricity, clean energy, electric vehicle charging, alternative fuels and other newer businesses. GreenBiz recently got an update on how all of that's been going.
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Car ownership is likely to become a thing of the past — and so could public transport 18.6.2019 Small Business |
As urban infrastructure goes increasingly digital, mobility is set to fundamentally change.
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Detroit, Montreal and Lisbon see seamless connections, data as key to ditching solo cars 11.6.2019 Small Business |
Simpler fare structures, apps that integrate public transit and private transportation services are at the center of the roadmap.
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A Front Range passenger rail system linking the I-25 corridor? CDOT is asking for proposals. 29.5.2019 Denver Post: News: Local
Proposals to study the feasibility of a passenger rail system along the Front Range, which contains 85% of the state's population, is being requested by the Colorado Department of Transportation along with the Southwest Chief & Front Range Passenger Rail Commission.
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Equity, innovation can be part of Illinois’ efforts to electrify transportation 22.5.2019 Main Feed - Environmental Defense
Equity, innovation can be part of Illinois’ efforts to electrify transportation
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10 questions for Walmart's sustainable fleet leader 21.5.2019 Small Business |
While the world's largest company by revenue has been focusing on using data to make its truck fleet more efficient, it's also been testing out electric cargo-handling yard trucks. So what's next?
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Regulator says California might make dramatic moves if Trump relaxes emissions standards 17.5.2019 LA Times: Business

A top California environmental regulator is threatening to enact tough new pollution rules — including an unprecedented ban on cars burning petroleum-based fuels — in response to a Trump administration plan to relax vehicle emission standards.

California Air Resources Board Chairwoman Mary Nichols...

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How boxes, bots and biofuels are routing FedEx’s sustainability map 13.5.2019 Business Operations |
The delivery company is racing to stay ahead of the curve.
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Colorado steers toward electric-vehicle standard, while talking to auto makers about alternate route 11.5.2019 Denver Post: Business
Colorado state officials are taking a two-track approach to electrifying the state's transportation: pursuing a mandatory standard while exploring an alternative, voluntary program proposed by auto manufacturers.
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The human dimension of public transit planning — equity 2.4.2019
Planners can disadvantage communities in cities if they rely purely on numbers — with lasting societal impacts.
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Bikes, EVs and LNG trucks: How delivery giant UPS is steering 'beyond diesel' 2.4.2019
Bikes, EVs and LNG trucks: How delivery giant UPS is steering 'beyond diesel'
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Reducing traffic on the Westside is great — just don’t charge drivers to do it 31.3.2019 Los Angeles Times - Living Green

To the editor: The L.A. Times article about the study on congestion pricing on the Westside ends by citing London as an example of how congestion pricing works when implemented. The article fails to include comparisons of the transportation alternatives in London and Los Angeles.

Here are some...

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Pay $4 to drive to the Westside? Analysis says it would cut traffic gridlock 28.3.2019 LA Times: Commentary

Charging drivers a fee to reduce traffic jams has worked in London, Milan and Stockholm, and the idea is gaining ground in New York.

But in Southern California, elected officials have approached the question of congestion pricing with trepidation, saying that such a dramatic shift in a driving-dependent...

Costs and Emissions Appraisal Tool for Transit Buses 25.3.2019 WRI Stories
Technical Note Featured ...
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MyFigueroa is everything wrong with L.A.’s alternative transit efforts 24.3.2019 LA Times: Commentary

A little over a year ago, I took a bike ride on a cool, pleasant evening in downtown Los Angeles. Traffic was calm and the bike lane I was riding in was freshly paved. I allowed myself to relax and enjoy the beauty of the night.

I should have known better.

Moments later, I was bloody and unconscious...

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Congressman slams payments to tollway consultants, calls on governor to ensure proper oversight 13.3.2019 LA Times: Commentary

Rep. Mike Levin, a vocal opponent of plans to extend the 241 toll road through south Orange County, has called on the governor’s office to ensure proper oversight of the local tollway authority after a Times article revealed questionable payments to the agency’s public outreach consultants.


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