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Category: Multi-Modal Transportation :: Policy
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CDOT seeks input on potential new Front Range rail line 3.7.2020 Denver Post: News: Local
Organizations seeking to plot a 173-mile course for passenger rail along the Front Range, from Fort Collins to Pueblo, are seeking information from potential users of the proposed service and have instituted an online information and survey format to gather that information.
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The Spin: Gov. Pritzker responds to ‘attack’ ad with 2 new TV spots | Duckworth’s insight on what Biden’s looking for in a VP | New transportation laws crack down on distracted driving 1.7.2020 Chicago Tribune: Popular
Welcome to The Spin, the Chicago Tribune's politics newsletter.
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Why now is the moment for cities around the world to act decisively on air pollution 30.6.2020 Nanotechnology Notes
Sarah Vogel, Ph.D., is Vice President for Health. This is the second in a series of Global Clean Air blogs on COVID-19 and air pollution. EDF scientists and program experts will share data about pollution levels during quarantine from a local and global perspective, and provide recommendations for governments and companies to Rebuild Better. Around the […]
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Policy News: June 29, 2020 29.6.2020 EcoTone
In This Issue: President Trump Suspends Entry Under H1-B Visas Through the End of 2020 Senators Introduce Bill Restricting Visas to Researchers with Ties to “Hostile Foreign Actors.” House Democrats Infrastructure Bill Reauthorizes Watershed Restoration Programs, Creates Wildlife Corridor System Full House will vote on bill this week. Congress Senate confirms Sethuraman “Panch” Panchanathan to ...
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Bustang to roll across Colorado again after a 3-month COVID-19 suspension of service 27.6.2020 Denver Post: Business
The popular statewide Bustang bus service will resume service this weekend, with buses rolling across Colorado highways for the first time since the service was suspended due to COVID-19 at the end of March.
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Editorial: There are ways to make riding Metro safe with fewer police officers 25.6.2020 LA Times: Opinion

In survey after survey, people say they want more security on transit. The question is who should provide it and how to make all passengers feel safe.

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Nevada to adopt California's stricter car pollution standards, rejecting Trump rollback 23.6.2020 LA Times: Environment

Nevada is the latest state to announce it is adopting California's tougher tailpipe pollution standards, putting it at odds with Trump administration.

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Everything you need to know about California's mandatory mask rules 20.6.2020 LA Times: Health

Here's everything you need to know about California's mandatory mask rules.

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Lyft commits to 100% electric vehicles by 2030. Here’s why it matters. 18.6.2020 Main Feed - Environmental Defense
Lyft commits to 100% electric vehicles by 2030. Here’s why it matters.
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The traffic is back. Cars and trucks back on city, state roads as more businesses reopen. 18.6.2020 Chicago Tribune: Popular
Traffic congestion is starting to return to area roads, with the easing of pandemic business restrictions.
Policy News: June 15, 2020 15.6.2020 EcoTone
In This Issue: President Trump Signs Executive Order Directing Agencies to Use Emergency Provisions of Environmental Laws to Speed COVID-19 Economic Recovery Sens. Ted Cruz (R-TX), Tom Cotton (R-AR) and James Lankford (R-OK) introduce bills to reform NEPA permitting. COVID-19 Delays Competition for NEON Management Battelle Memorial Institute will continue to manage NEON in the ...
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What Path We Take Post-COVID-19 Will Depend in Large Part on How the World’s Cities Change 11.6.2020 THE CITY FIX
This article was originally published on Global Dashboard, as part of their Scenarios Week series, exploring and expanding on Long Crisis Scenarios. For professional optimists like me in the business of advancing an alternative, more wholesome economic model, the temptation can ...
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Bridges are going up again on the Chicago River, this time for sailboats 10.6.2020 Chicago Tribune: Business
Chicago River bridges are going up for sailboats again, though the harbors are not yet open.
Bus driver sues CTA, says he was suspended after discussing concerns about transporting cops during George Floyd protests 9.6.2020 Chicago Tribune: Business
A CTA bus driver has sued the agency for allegedly violating his free speech rights, after he said he was suspended for talking with other drivers about their concerns over transporting police officers during last week’s protests.
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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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Why airlines are using diplomacy, not threats, to enforce mask rules on planes 20.5.2020 LA Times: Health

Airlines want passengers to wear masks on planes. But how do the airlines enforce that?

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Opening of Mount Evans Highway to vehicle traffic pushed back by coronavirus 7.5.2020 Headlines: All Headlines
The opening of Mount Evans Highway will be delayed into July, if not later, because of safety concerns linked to the coronavirus pandemic.
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Coronavirus pandemic could cause $560 million in Illinois gas tax revenue losses this year, possibly delaying some road and rail plans: report 6.5.2020 Chicago Tribune: Business
Big projects like bridge repairs could be delayed because of a shortfall in the state's gas tax collection, as the coronavirus pandemic keeps people off the roads, according to a new report.
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Why the electric vehicle wave is still coming 29.4.2020 Resource Efficiency | GreenBiz.com
Buckle up: this year will be rough, but this road trip still looks promising.
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The Supreme Court’s Punt on a Second Amendment Case Is a Short-Term Victory for Gun Control Groups 28.4.2020 Mother Jones
The Supreme Court on Monday declined to issue a ruling on a New York City gun regulation, scoring a big victory for gun control groups, but potentially setting up for a bigger Second Amendment battle in the future.  The case stems from a 2013 lawsuit by the New York State Rifle & Pistol Association against […]
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