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Category: Multi-Modal Transportation :: Policy
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Freeway, ramp closures will affect Twin Cities traffic this weekend, next week 19.10.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
Twin Cities drivers will need to navigate around a few freeway and ramp closures through the weekend and into early next week.
Multiple cities on accident alert, road conditions worsening due to ice and snow in metro Denver 10.10.2019 Denver Post: News: Local
As road conditions deteriorate and cities go on accident alert, police remind residents to use caution when driving on slick and icy roads.
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Vehicle-grid integration is a starting point, not an afterthought on the road to electrification 8.10.2019 Resource Efficiency | GreenBiz.com
Ensuring that millions of EVs can be reliably charged will require new, intelligent energy management solutions, along with effective policies to spur investment.
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All U.S. 36 eastbound lanes re-opened Friday morning 4.10.2019 Denver Post: News: Local
On Friday, eastbound lanes on U.S. 36 reopened after a half-mile portion of the highway collapsed in mid-July near Wadsworth and Church Ranch boulevards.
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Open roads: No major freeway closures in Twin Cities this weekend 4.10.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: News
Some good news for Twin Cities drivers this weekend: For a change, there are no major freeway closures planned in the metro.
PODCAST: Amid Increasingly Dangerous Streets, India Passes Cutting-Edge Road Safety Law 2.10.2019 THE CITY FIX
India’s national government is taking the most significant steps in years to make it safer to drive and walk in the country. More people and more cars in India’s fast-growing cities mean higher chances of deadly crashes and life-altering injuries. ...
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U.S. 36: CDOT delays reopening of eastbound lanes due to weather 2.10.2019 Denver Post: News: Local
A wet forecast has prompted CDOT to push back the reopening of U.S. 36's repaired eastbound lanes in Westminster by a day, to Thursday morning.
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In Hawaii and Colorado, governments and the private sector electrify transportation 1.10.2019 Business Operations | GreenBiz.com
An innovation lab on mobility helps projects move from point A to point B.
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PODCAST: Amid Increasingly Dangerous Streets, India Passes Cutting-Edge Road Safety Law 30.9.2019 WRI Stories
PODCAST: Amid Increasingly Dangerous Streets, India Passes Cutting-Edge Road Safety Law Comments|Add Comment|PrintRiding in Bengaluru. Flickr/Peter Richmond India's national government is taking the most significant steps in years to make it safer to drive and walk in the country. More people and more cars in India's fast-growing cities mean higher chances of deadly crashes and life-altering injuries. Between 150,000 and nearly 300,000 people die in motor vehicle crashes every year in the... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ...
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CDOT sets its sights on I-25 in central Denver for major construction 29.9.2019 Denver Post: Local
A series of projects on Interstate 25 would rip open all or parts of the freeway from Alameda Avenue to 20th Street in Central Denver. Projects costing upward of $500 million could improve nearby roads and transit as well as the highway itself.
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Weekend road closures include stretches of I-35W, I-94, I-494 27.9.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: News
Leaves are changing, nights are getting cooler — but the road construction season in Minnesota marches on.
Zero Carbon Buildings, Accelerating Adaptation, National Leadership at UN Climate Action Summit 24.9.2019 THE CITY FIX
The UN Climate Action Summit in New York this week saw strengthened national climate commitments from 67 countries, but a disappointing showing from the world’s major economies. As national governments fall short, cities must continue to be climate champions. Indeed, ...
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Here's how 6 countries are stepping up to meet the Paris climate goals 23.9.2019 LA Times: Environment

The world is struggling to to meet its climate change goals, but a handful of countries have found ways to significantly cut their greenhouse gas emissions.

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I-694, I-494 west closures top Twin Cities weekend road woes 20.9.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
Fall is just around the corner, but road construction is still in full swing. Here’s a look at some of the biggest road hassles this weekend.
Boulder e-scooter demos helping city officials craft regulations to end ban 19.9.2019 Denver Post: News: Local
E-scooter businesses have their sights set on Boulder, and city officials are prepping for their arrival.
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Minority contractors claiming to be 'Native American' to undergo nationwide review 18.9.2019 L.A. Times - World News

The U.S. Department of Transportation has called for a review of all Native American companies in its minority contracting program in response to a Times investigation.

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How Are Cities Managing Disruption? 5 Ways Brazilian Cities Are Regulating Electric Scooters 16.9.2019 THE CITY FIX
Market disruptions like shared electric scooters can be great for cities, getting people out of their private cars and enhancing connectivity and accessibility. But while e-scooters offer a practical and sustainable new form of transportation, they also bring concerns for ...
Pedestrians die every 90 minutes in the U.S., and low-income areas are hurt most 16.9.2019 LA Times: Nation

In a troubling national trend that has perplexed advocates and experts, pedestrian deaths are increasing, disproportionately affecting lower-income, minority communities.

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Bye-bye highway: As of Monday, one Minnesota state highway will cease to exist 15.9.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: News
As of Monday, a state highway in western Minnesota will be no more. It's part of an ongoing process in which MnDOT meets with county officials to assess how highways are used, and whether a so-called "turnback” to local control is warranted.
Return of the highway closures leads this weekend's road woes 13.9.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
Drivers in the north Twin Cities metro beware, a stretch of southbound Interstate 35E will be closed for much of the weekend.
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