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Category: Multi-Modal Transportation :: Transit-Oriented Development
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Colombia’s New National Urban Mobility Policy Is Mostly a Good Thing 21.5.2020 THE CITY FIX
In the midst of COVID-19 precautions that have curtailed movement around the world, Colombia has released a new national road map for urban and regional mobility. It sends a powerful policy message that cities are saved by providing adequate access ...
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Building dense cities was California's cure for the housing crisis. Then came the coronavirus 26.4.2020 LA Times: Health

California's push for density, supporting policies to encourage using transit and building housing near job centers, has a new enemy: the coronavirus.

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Safer, More Sustainable Transport in a Post-COVID-19 World 24.4.2020 THE CITY FIX
The COVID-19 crisis has shown that effective public transport is vital to keeping cities running. By serving essential workers in health care, emergency services, food services, and other sectors, public transport has become a service not just for some people ...
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Safer, More Sustainable Transport in a Post-COVID-19 World 23.4.2020 WRI Stories
Safer, More Sustainable Transport in a Post-COVID-19 World Comments|Add Comment|PrintNew York City transit workers sanitize subway cars and stations, March 6, 2020. Photo by: MTAPhotos/Flickr The COVID-19 crisis has shown that effective public transport is vital to keeping cities running. By serving essential workers in health care, emergency services, food services, and other sectors, public transport has become a service not just for some people but for all urban residents. But coronavirus... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ...
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Coronavirus has exposed the fragility of auto-centric cities 21.4.2020 GreenBiz.com
We need to develop neighborhoods that ensure access to food, healthcare, education and jobs — without relying on personal vehicles.
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How to thank healthcare, grocery and other essential workers during the coronavirus outbreak 15.4.2020 LA Times: Health

Healthcare workers, grocery store employees, bus drivers, letter carriers — how to thank those helping society function during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Resilience after recession: 4 ways to reboot the U.S. economy 14.4.2020 Energy & Climate | Greenbiz.com
It's important to choose wisely.
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Editorial: Want football fans to take transit? Build a people mover to the new Inglewood stadium 19.3.2020 LA Times: Opinion

Inglewood can help solve the first-mile last-mile problem of public transit in a big way.

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The low price of freed parking 11.2.2020 Energy & Climate | Greenbiz.com
The 270 million vehicles in the United States are parked over 90 percent of the time. There are far more parking spaces than vehicles. How many spaces? The data is imprecise. There could be 500 million parking lot spaces and 1 billion spaces on streets. Add parking in home garages, carports and driveways, and another estimate is 2 billion parking spaces.
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Opinion: SB 50 is back. If you care about California's housing crisis, give it a chance this time 8.1.2020 LA Times: Opinion

Sen. Scott Wiener has attempted to give cities flexibility to address legitimate issues that arise from new housing development. And a deadline to do it.

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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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