User: flenvcenter Topic: Transportation-National
Category: Multi-Modal Transportation :: Transit-Oriented Development
Last updated: Nov 25 2019 17:38 IST RSS 2.0
 
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7 urban air mobility companies to watch 25.11.2019 Small Business | GreenBiz.com
Think ride-hailing flying taxis, electric multicopters and passenger drones that can be summoned with an app.
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Plans for a huge North Hollywood transit village move forward 17.11.2019 LA Times: Business

Called District NoHo, the $1-billion project will combine housing, offices, stores and restaurants around the area's subway and bus hub.

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What Chile’s Protests Reveal About the Country’s Transport Inequalities 2.11.2019 WRI Stories
What Chile’s Protests Reveal About the Country’s Transport Inequalities Comments|Add Comment|PrintProtesters gather in the Plaza Baquedano in Santiago, holding signs and Chile’s flag, to protest metro fare hikes. Photo by Carlos Figueroa/Wikimedia Commons At least 17 people were killed, hundreds more injured, and thousands arrested in what is Chile’s most severe period of civil unrest in years. While President Sebastian Piñera reversed the Santiago Metro fare hikes that initially triggered... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ...
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What Chile’s Protests Reveal About the Country’s Transport Inequalities 2.11.2019 THE CITY FIX
At least 17 people have been killed, hundreds more injured, and thousands arrested in what is Chile’s most severe period of civil unrest in years. While President Sebastian Piñera reversed the Santiago Metro fare hikes that initially triggered outcry, protests ...
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How cities and states can get more zero-carbon vehicles on the road 29.10.2019 Business Operations | GreenBiz.com
Current mandates aren't enough and states need to scale up their efforts. Federal government also needs to support local efforts.
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Opinion: SoCal's new housing plan is going to make traffic and air pollution worse for everyone 25.10.2019 LA Times: Commentary

Instead of following Gavin Newsom's prescription for sustainable housing, SoCal's plan rewards NIMBYs by pushing development into the desert.

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Downtown parking paradox: Denver wants fewer new spots, but they just keep coming 19.10.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
Denver has tried to discourage the construction of downtown parking decks, but they just keep coming. Should developers be afraid of "peak parking?"
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Letters to the Editor: How transit-friendly development is destroying affordable housing in L.A. 12.9.2019 LA Times: Opinion

Existing homes are being torn down and replaced mostly by high-end apartments and condos. Understandably, some NIMBYs are upset by that.

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Editorial: L.A. has a program to build affordable housing near transit. Of course, NIMBYs want to shut it down 9.9.2019 LA Times: Opinion

A program approved by voters in 2016 makes it easier to build denser housing near rail and major bus stops if the projects include affordable housing.

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4 new developments that prove electric trucks and buses are gaining momentum 22.8.2019 Main Feed - Environmental Defense
4 new developments that prove electric trucks and buses are gaining momentum
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Electric busmaker Proterra gears up for new market: commercial trucks 7.8.2019 Small Business | GreenBiz.com
The automotive and energy storage company is looking to move its electrifying technology to new buyers.
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Electric bus giant Proterra gears up for new market: commercial trucks 7.8.2019 Design & Innovation | GreenBiz.com
The automotive and energy storage company is looking to move its electrifying technology to new buyers.
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Does anyone really believe luxury tower residents will take transit? 4.8.2019 LA Times: Opinion

The AIDS Healthcare Foundation says new luxury towers on the Amoeba Music site in Hollywood will accelerate gentrification and ruin existing neighborhoods.

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East Colfax bus-rapid transit could be nearly a decade away as Denver scrapes for money 2.8.2019 Denver Post: News: Local
Denver had hoped to start building bus-rapid transit on East Colfax within a few years but it now expects the project will take five to eight years, city officials said Thursday -- and it hasn't said when that process will start.
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“There’s speculators buying up houses:” Denver’s East Colfax braces for transit, density and displacement 22.7.2019 Denver Post: All Political News
Denver plans to spend at least $150 million to run bus rapid transit down Colfax, a project that could transform the stretch during the 2020s. Meanwhile, the city is buying local properties and shutting down “nuisance” businesses, and local authorities could soon declare an urban renewal area, creating a magnet for developer investment.
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10 questions for Cummins' head of electrification 16.7.2019 Design & Innovation | GreenBiz.com
The Indiana diesel enginemaker is looking towards electrifying as part of its vision for the future — and business strategy.
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Initial Peña Boulevard rebuild faces skepticism in Denver as plans detail $300 million in future widening 10.7.2019 Denver Post: All Political News
The new members of the Denver City Council will start their first meeting with a juicy question: Does Peña Boulevard need $93.5 million of work near Denver International Airport?
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RTD at 50: The freeway fight that paved the way for transit in metro Denver 29.6.2019 Denver Post: All Political News
A battle over a proposed highway through east Denver's historic neighborhoods starting in 1965 set the stage for the creation of the Regional Transportation District four years later, introducing regional transit service to a metro area that had become largely car-dependent. RTD celebrates its 50th birthday Monday.
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Stanford offers to spend $4.7 billion on housing and transit relief in the Bay Area 25.6.2019 LA Times: Business

Stanford University is offering to spend $4.7 billion to relieve pressures on housing and transit that are plaguing residents of the San Francisco Bay Area.

The offer would be part of an agreement with Santa Clara County to support the school’s application for a long-term land use permit, according...

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As polar ice cap recedes, the U.S. Navy looks north 12.6.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
The Pentagon has long acknowledged climate change has broad implications for national security. That is especially clear in the Arctic, where melting ice is opening new shipping lanes.
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