User: flenvcenter Topic: Transportation-National
Category: Multi-Modal Transportation :: Policy
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Airlines are paying fewer fines. Are regulators more lenient or are airlines more law abiding? 10.1.2020 LA Times: Business

The Trump administration has imposed fewer airline fines than the Obama administration did. Is it because of natural fluctuation, fewer complaints or lax enforcement?

Why aviation needs to address its emissions problem now 7.1.2020 Small Business | GreenBiz.com
Despite myriad efforts, the aviation industry unlikely to succeed in reducing its emissions given the current hurdles. In fact, the case is quite the opposite.
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Wintry mix leaves glaze of ice on Twin Cities streets, freeways 5.1.2020 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
A wintry mix of precipitation left a glaze of ice on some Twin Cities roads and highways Sunday morning, leading to a flurry of crashes and spinouts.
Trapped cars faced new holiday travel menace: #tumblegeddon 2.1.2020 Minnesota Public Radio: News
Tumbleweeds are common in the desert plateau of eastern Washington state. But a 12-foot high stack of them trapped cars for hours.
Winter storm lingers across Minnesota; more snow possible statewide Monday 29.12.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
A slow-moving winter storm will continue to produce heavy snow in northern Minnesota on Sunday, along with gusty winds that may lead to lakeshore flooding in Duluth. Most of the state is in line to see accumulating snow from Monday into Tuesday.
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Editorial: California finally acted on the housing crisis; will 2020 be even better? 29.12.2019 LA Times: Opinion

California leaders in 2019 took significant steps to ease the housing crisis. But California's shortage of homes is so steep and the affordability gap so big, that it will take more time and more ambition to eliminate the crisis.

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Security video shows RTD bus driver spotting toddler in middle of busy Denver road 29.12.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
Dramatic onboard video shows the moment a contract bus driver for RTD's Access-A-Ride service spotted a toddler in the middle of busy S. Parker Road in Denver.
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Freezing rain causing havoc on highways in parts of Minnesota 28.12.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
A band of freezing rain moved through the Twin Cities early Saturday, leaving a coating of ice on streets and highways that at times made brakes useless.
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Early-career public-sector sustainability professionals reflect on VERGE 19 (Part 1) 19.12.2019 Small Business | GreenBiz.com
Insightful on mobility. Actionable ideas for addressing food waste. Youth activism. What inspired CivicSpark leaders at this year’s conference.
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I-70 westbound expected to reopen at 3 p.m. as transportation crews finish rockfall mitigation and traffic backs up 19.12.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
Westbound lanes of Interstate 70 will remain closed for two extra hours Wednesday near Idaho Springs after transportation crews had difficulty getting drills off the rockface following rockfall mitigation efforts. The interstate’s westbound lanes were supposed to be closed until 1 p.m., but instead will reopen at 3, Bob Wilson, spokesman for the Colorado Department […]
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California's epic electric truck policy is coming 18.12.2019 Energy & Climate | Greenbiz.com
This is leadership for the climate and for mobility.
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Your guide to Europe's 'Green New Deal,' the continent's new plan to get to net zero 16.12.2019 GreenBiz.com
Not got time to read every line of the European Green Deal? We've got you covered.
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“Extremely difficult” driving in mountains, I-70 eastbound closed at Vail 15.12.2019 Denver Post: News: Local
Eastbound lanes of Interstate 70 are closed at Vail due to multiple spun-out vehicles and safety concerns as snow continues to pound Colorado's High Country on Saturday. 
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Putting People at the Center of Climate Action 12.12.2019 THE CITY FIX
This commentary explores the social and economic benefits that climate action can deliver and uses real world examples to show how these benefits can be used to further equity and ensure a just transition to a new climate economy. In ...
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Congress should act now to accelerate the transition to zero-emission trucks 5.12.2019 Main Feed - Environmental Defense
Congress should act now to accelerate the transition to zero-emission trucks
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Delhi’s Deadly Smog: Policy Paralysis Around a Preventable Problem 4.12.2019 WRI Stories
Delhi’s Deadly Smog: Policy Paralysis Around a Preventable Problem Comments|Add Comment|PrintSome of Delhi's dangerous air pollution comes from crop burning in neighboring states. Photo by Neil Palmer/CIAT. Delhi choked under a thick blanket of toxic air last month. The government's pollution control authority declared a public health emergency, and the city's action plan kicked into effect, although its impacts were limited. Many international news outlets covered the crisis, but few captured... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ...
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Rockfall mitigation work will slow I-70 traffic near Idaho Springs 4.12.2019 Denver Post: News: Local
Skiers and others driving on Interstate 70 near Idaho Springs can expect periodic delays as Colorado Department of Transportation crews perform rockfall mitigation this month.
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How Countries Can Step Up Climate Pledges Through Action in 4 Key Sectors 3.12.2019 THE CITY FIX
Every year for the past decade, scientists have come together to measure the gap between where greenhouse gas emissions are headed under current climate pledges, and where they need to be in order to limit global warming to the levels ...
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CDOT: Colo. 119 Boulder Canyon project to be complete Dec. 2020 3.12.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
Colorado Department of Transportation officials on Monday announced the Boulder Canyon Colo. 119 project could be complete in a year, weather permitting.
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How Countries Can Step Up Climate Pledges Through Action in 4 Key Sectors 3.12.2019 WRI Stories
How Countries Can Step Up Climate Pledges Through Action in 4 Key Sectors Comments|Add Comment|PrintSolar PV installation at a Shanghai train station. Photo by The Climate Group/Flickr. Every year for the past decade, scientists have come together to measure the gap between where greenhouse gas emissions are headed under current climate pledges, and where they need to be in order to limit global warming to the levels specified in the Paris Agreement. Last week, these scientists announced that... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ...
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