User: flenvcenter Topic: Transportation-National
Category: Multi-Modal Transportation :: Bicycles
Last updated: Oct 17 2018 14:32 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Cities Have Metabolisms Too: İzmir and Rotterdam Work to Streamline Resource Use at a Civic Level 17.10.2018 THE CITY FIX
From space, cities can look like microscopic living organisms, with bright nodes of industrial and civic activity connected by circulating routes of traffic and transport. Some cities are taking this analogy to a new level with an “urban metabolic” approach ...
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As e-scooters roll into American cities, so do safety concerns 15.10.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: News
Electric scooters zoom through traffic in many cities these days, and have the potential to take cars off the road. But experts worry that the many riders who forgo safety gear are taking big risks.
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What micro-mobility services really need 11.10.2018 Small Business | GreenBiz.com
To meet climate goals, the transportation sector is focused on EVs and biofuels — but that actually misses the point.
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Truck traffic is clogging Center City streets. What's Philly going to do about it? 11.10.2018 Philly.com News
With truck traffic growing in Center City, Philadelphia considers its options.
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What micro-mobility really needs 11.10.2018 Resource Efficiency | GreenBiz.com
To meet climate goals, the transportation sector is focused on EVs and biofuels — but that actually misses the point.
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Here's how Philly hopes to improve transportation in the next seven years 10.10.2018 Philly.com News
Here are five takeaways from the new city transportation plan.
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Safe, efficient self-driving cars could block walkable, livable communities 9.10.2018 Resource Efficiency | GreenBiz.com
Are two of our major environmental goals at odds?
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With Electric Scooters, Road Space Isn’t So Black and White After All 6.10.2018 THE CITY FIX
Over the last year, electric scooters have sped onto the streets of some of America’s largest cities, delighting many riders but also surprising and confusing pedestrians and drivers who aren’t quite sure how to deal with them. Do they belong ...
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Market Street redesign in Old City gets state funding 3.10.2018 Philly.com News
State money dedicated today could make Market Street look very different.
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With bus service no faster than walking, a new approach to clear up Center City traffic jams 25.9.2018 Philly.com News
More cops on the city streets target Center City traffic.
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September 22 is World Car-Free Day 20.9.2018 rabble.ca - News for the rest of us
Brent Patterson This Saturday September 22 is World Car-Free Day. That's a day when people in cities around the world opt to walk, cycle or take public transit rather than driving a car. In 2016, about 1,500 cities in 40 countries took part in the day. John Vidal writes in The Guardian, "This weekend, as part of World Car-Free Day, London will close 50 major streets to traffic, and Manchester, Leeds, Bristol, Glasgow, Cardiff, Oxford, Cambridge and Liverpool will also ban cars from parts of their city centres." The City of Ottawa does not appear to be officially marking the day, but Critical Mass cyclists will be self-organizing with this local event . Cars, trucks and buses fuelled by gasoline are a major contributor to air pollution. The U.S.-based Union of Concerned Scientists has noted: "Passenger vehicles are a major pollution contributor, producing significant amounts of nitrogen oxides, carbon monoxide, and other pollution. In 2013, transportation contributed more than half of the carbon monoxide ...
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4 Questions on the Future of Dockless Bike Sharing, From Its Birthplace 17.9.2018 THE CITY FIX
Just three years ago, dockless bike sharing was operating at a small, university-scale in China. By the end of 2017, there were more than 20 million dockless bikes in the country, generating more than $3 billion in investment. Xinhua, the ...
Daily life of a cyclist in Delhi 16.9.2018 Panorama – The Navhind Times
Manoj Sharma Two years have rolled by since Anil Shukla, a roadside vendor in Connaught Place, got a stinging slap across his face from a car driver at the ITO crossing as he was cycling home. But he has yet to forget the humiliation. The time was close to 10 p.m., and Shukla had been ...
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Global climate action, meet the bike industry — now, collaborate 11.9.2018 GreenBiz.com
Bicycles can make powerful progress along the path to reducing carbon pollution. But "unusual suspects" are missing an opportunity to work together.
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4 cities using transportation data to be more sustainable and socially inclusive 28.8.2018 Small Business | GreenBiz.com
These urban areas are tracking the barriers deterring their citizens from using public transit — and fixing them.
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8 great bike ride routes in search of food and beer around Philadelphia 24.8.2018 Philly.com News
If you need a little extra motivation to get those legs moving, few better incentives exist than pizza and beer.
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8 Years Watching and Influencing Urban Transformation: Reflections From a Foundation Program Officer 23.8.2018 THE CITY FIX
Can innovative work be achieved by a program officer in a philanthropic organization? I remember asking this question when I started at the Hewlett Foundation in 2010. In my time there, I learned that program staff at philanthropies get to ...
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Scooters are coming to Philly. What next - unicycles? | Stu Bykofsky 22.8.2018 Philly.com News
We don't have enough confusion and congestion with cars, taxis, buses, trucks and bicycles? Our streets are already a Demolition Derby, so we need a new "vehicle" - and is a scooter classified as a vehicle, like a bike?
Electric scooters have brought chaos and outrage in cities across the country. Is Philly next? 20.8.2018 Philly.com News
Philly is bracing for the arrival of dockless, electric scooters, the latest sharing-economy disrupter. The devices from tech companies Bird and Lime have been dumped, without warning, on city sidewalks nationwide and met with cease-and-desist orders, bans and even vigilante activism.
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Bike sharing is good, but will big city residents risk cycling to their destinations? 16.8.2018 Citizen Matters
Indian city roads witness a David-Goliath tussle everyday between cycles and motorised transport. And the latter still holds a big advantage. As more and more cities formally launch bike sharing programmes, will the commoner take to cycling in a big way, given the safety concerns?
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