User: flenvcenter Topic: Transportation-National
Category: Multi-Modal Transportation :: Bicycles
Last updated: Oct 18 2019 15:31 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Avenue of Possibility: Washington Celebrates Its First Open Streets Day 18.10.2019 THE CITY FIX
If asked what they were planning for Saturday afternoon, most residents of American cities wouldn’t say dancing in the middle of the street. Yet on October 5, that’s exactly what many did during Washington’s first ever Open Streets Day, which ...
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Letters to the Editor: Cars are a nuisance. Non-drivers deserve gas tax money too 16.10.2019 LA Times: Opinion

It isn't a bait and switch for Sacramento to spend a sizable portion of gas tax revenues on transportation projects that don't foul the environment.

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5 startups unlocking the mobility revolution 15.10.2019 Energy & Climate | Greenbiz.com
From data to electrification, these entpreneurs are surmounting barriers to reaching an equitable, sustainable mobility future and empowering first movers to act.
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Editorial: Fighting climate change globally takes political courage at home, Mayor Garcetti 10.10.2019 LA Times: Opinion

Kudos to L.A. Mayor Eric Garcetti for taking on climate change on the global stage. Now let's see some results on the ground in Los Angeles.

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Denver announces plans for 3 miles of Broadway bike and bus lanes 4.10.2019 Denver Post: News: Local
Denver Public Works is moving forward with a project that is meant to make one of Denver's busiest roads friendlier for buses, bikes and pedestrians.
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Denver will turn car lanes into bus lanes on two more major downtown streets 25.9.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
The city of Denver will convert lanes on sections of 15th and 17th streets downtown to serve transit riders and bicyclists.
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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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So long diesel cars, hello micromobility 18.9.2019 Business Operations | GreenBiz.com
These major European cities could move pretty swiftly to the point where transit and scooters emerge as the backbone of urban transportation.
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Overnight closures planned for Loveland Pass next week 5.9.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
Overnight closures are planned for U.S. 6 over Loveland Pass next week as rumble strip grooves are installed in the roadway.
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Bicyclist struck, killed by Blue Line train in Minneapolis 3.9.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
The cyclist was pronounced dead at the scene. The incident comes just days after a woman was struck and killed by a Green Line train in St. Paul.
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Water pipe on Colorado Boulevard repaired, all lanes expected to reopen by Thursday evening 29.8.2019 Denver Post: News: Local
Denver Water crews expect to have all water main break repairs completed on Colorado Boulevard and Mississippi Avenue before the Thursday evening rush hour.
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Flight shame: Airlines are under rising pressure to cut their carbon emissions 28.8.2019 LA Times: Business

Climate concerns have sparked a public backlash against flying that would have been almost unthinkable even a year ago.

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Here's how e-scooter and e-bike companies could embrace the circular economy 28.8.2019 Business Operations | GreenBiz.com
Shared micromobility services may reduce emissions, but the short lifespan of the scooters and bicycles raises questions about materials use and deeper supply-chain impacts.
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Why do scooters crash so often? Tiny tires don’t help 17.8.2019 Denver Post: All Political News
Small tires are one of several scooter safety concerns, along with unsafe riding and a lack of rules enforcement, as the city prepares to launch a permanent scooter program.
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If Copenhagen can switch to cycling, why can't L.A. do more? 11.8.2019 LA Times: Opinion

Bikes will not replace cars in L.A. any time soon, but Copenhagen shows us that if we built even a basic network of protected paths, people will use them.

Denver will lower some speed limits to combat bicyclist, other traffic deaths 8.8.2019 Denver Post: News: Local
Denver Mayor Michael Hancock announced reduced speed limits on a handful of city streets and several other changes Wednesday amid mounting traffic deaths, including two bicyclists killed in July.
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Northbound I-25 closed from Castle Pines Parkway to Ridgegate Parkway 6.8.2019 Denver Post: News: Local
Northbound Interstate 25 is closed from the Castle Pines Parkway to RidgeGate Parkway in Lone Tree, according to the Colorado Department of Transportation.
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Overnight work on U.S. 36 along collapsed section in Westminster this week adds to delays 6.8.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
There will be overnight lanes closures this week on U.S. 36 in Westminster as work crews install glare screens on temporary concrete barriers as part of rebuilding a section of road that collapsed in July.
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Overnight delays on U.S. 36 expected Monday to Wednesday 5.8.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
Drivers who travel U.S. 36 between Westminster and Boulder can expect delays from 10 p.m. to 5 a.m. Monday to Wednesday as crews install a glare screen on the temporary concrete barrier used to shift traffic for the eastbound U.S. 36 Emergency Rebuild Project, a news release stated.
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Electric scooters are good for the environment, right? Here's why it's not so simple 2.8.2019 LA Times: Science

Are e-scooters good for the environment? Thanks to the way they're made and used -- and abused -- they're actually worse than many alternatives, according to a new analysis.

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