User: flenvcenter Topic: Transportation-National
Category: Multi-Modal Transportation :: Policy
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FAQ about Colorado’s stay-at-home order 26.3.2020 Headlines: All Headlines
Answering the questions you may have around Colorado's stay-at-home order.
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These are the jobs and sectors exempted from California's coronavirus stay-home order 21.3.2020 LA Times: Health

Many businesses, jobs and operations are exempt from Gov. Gavin Newsom's order for Californians to stay home to prevent the spread of the coronavirus.

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Officials: Coronavirus shouldn’t upend Minnesota road construction 21.3.2020 Minnesota Public Radio: News
Minnesota officials say the road construction season should stay on track, with reduced traffic allowing crews to do some jobs more quickly.
High water closes highway in southern Minnesota 9.3.2020 Minnesota Public Radio: News
The Minnesota Department of Transportation said early Sunday that State Highway 93 south of Henderson is closed near the Rush River due to water flowing over the roadway.
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New Study from Bogotá Shows How Women Experience Transport Differently 8.3.2020 THE CITY FIX
Cities around the world are slowly realizing that gender dynamics play an important role in how people interact with transport systems. Taken as groups, women and men tend to have different travel patterns, different safety concerns, and even make different ...
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Taking an Uber or Lyft pollutes more than driving, California finds. Next stop: Regulations 7.3.2020 LA Times: Environment

California, armed with industry data showing Uber and Lyft rides have higher carbon emissions than private trips, is developing the world's first air quality regulations to reduce the climate impacts of ride hailing.

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Humorous highway signs aim to steer drivers safely down the old town road 5.3.2020 Minnesota Public Radio: News
Puns and funny references have become staples on highway message boards across the country. What's behind these roadside bits, and are they making drivers behave any differently?
Critics say airlines' proposed rule on unfair practices would make regulation harder 27.2.2020 LA Times: Business

Consumer advocates say a proposal on unfair and deceptive practices makes it harder to penalize airlines for bad actions and to adopt new protections.

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What you might have missed at the Legislature: Fireworks, whiskey plates, voting rights 21.2.2020 Minnesota Public Radio: Politics
It was a busy week at the Capitol. We give you some of the highlights — from fireworks to whiskey plates.
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3 Ways California Is Taking a Pro-Equity Approach to Electric Vehicles 13.2.2020 THE CITY FIX
California is home to 7 of the 10 most polluted metropolitan areas in the United States, with transportation being the state’s leading source of greenhouse gases. While pollution from the transport sector is bad for everyone, it disproportionately impacts people ...
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New Jersey sets its sights on a decarbonized economy 13.2.2020 GreenBiz.com
The state is planning comprehensively for economy-wide decarbonization, and putting meaningful, near-term policies in place to affordably reduce emissions.
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Tolls up to $6.60 proposed for new C-470 lanes as opening nears 8.2.2020 Denver Post: All Political News
Officials with the High Performance Transportation Enterprise, a division within CDOT, are set to finalize rates next month for the metro area's newest pay lanes.
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Rockslide closes Highway 6 in both directions at Clear Creek Canyon 5.2.2020 Denver Post: News: Local
Highway 6 was closed through Clear Creek Canyon Wednesday because of a rock slide and could remain shut down all day.
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Op-Ed: Los Angeles is building plenty of housing ... for cars 5.2.2020 LA Times: Opinion

L.A. already has 6 million parking spaces. We need more homes for people, not cars.

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Colorado road conditions: CDOT recommends staying off icy, snow-covered roads Tuesday 4.2.2020 Denver Post: Local
Denver roads and highways are blanketed with ice, slush and snow, making Tuesday's commute to work a nightmare for many drivers with several crashes reported across the metro area.
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MnDOT wants to hear from drivers about potential improvements to south metro highway 3.2.2020 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
The Minnesota Department of Transportation wants to hear from drivers who use a major highway in the southern Twin Cities metro.
Amtrak reverses course on $25,000 bill 23.1.2020 Minnesota Public Radio: Business
The rail carrier Amtrak says passengers who use wheelchairs will no longer have to pay for the added cost of accommodating them.
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U.S. seeks to limit emotional support critters on planes 23.1.2020 LA Times: Business

The days of passengers bringing rabbits, turtles and birds on airplanes as support animals could be ending. Trained dogs get the seal of approval.

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Micromobility Needs a Shared Vocabulary 22.1.2020 THE CITY FIX
Fueled by billions of dollars of venture capital funding, micromobility is making its mark on cities across the globe. In the United States, more than 45 million trips were made on shared electric bikes and electric scooters in 2018. Shared ...
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Autonomous vehicles could help cities address their climate goals, if they start planning now 21.1.2020 GreenBiz.com
How do cities make sure AVs achieve the “heaven” rather than the “hell” scenario?
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