User: flenvcenter Topic: Transportation-National
Category: Multi-Modal Transportation :: Bicycles
Last updated: Sep 15 2020 01:34 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Chicago installing protected bike lanes along busy Milwaukee Ave route 14.9.2020 Chicago Tribune: Business
Chicago is installing new protected bike lanes along Milwaukee Avenue in Logan Square with raised curbs and posts to accommodate increasing bike traffic and reduce accidents
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80% of Goods Start or End in Cities. It’s Time We Start Taking Urban Freight Seriously. 14.9.2020 THE CITY FIX
This is part one of our series on urban freight and achieving a “triple zero” bottom-line: zero emissions, zero road deaths and zero exclusion from core services and opportunities. A line of trucks files patiently into the Port of Shenzhen. ...
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What Makes a Child-Friendly City? Redesigning Safer and Healthier Urban Spaces for Young People 10.9.2020 THE CITY FIX
Children are often under-prioritized or even disregarded in urban planning and design. It’s estimated that up to 500 children die daily in road crashes around the world; thousands more incur injuries and psychological trauma from collisions with vehicles that can ...
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How SUVs Conquered the World—and Ruined the Environment 8.9.2020 Mother Jones
This piece was originally published in the Guardian and appears here as part of our Climate Desk Partnership. They are the hulking cars that have conquered the world. Spreading from the heartlands of the US to a new generation of eager buyers in China to dominate even the twisting, narrow streets of Europe, the sports utility […]
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Shared streets move Denver further from car focus toward pedestrians, bicycles 5.9.2020 Denver Post: All Political News
After a summer of shared streets, many hope Denver will expand the pilot program rather than return the city to its pre-coronavirus automobile-centric days.
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Coronavirus has turned once-bustling downtown L.A. into a ghost town. Can it recover? 27.8.2020 LA Times: Health

For 10 years, downtown L.A. was booming with a youthful, renegade vibe. The coronavirus puts those hard-won gains at risk.

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As the Coronavirus Looms, Can African Cities Become More Walkable and Bikeable? 12.8.2020 THE CITY FIX
Cities in Africa are in something of a quandary when it comes to COVID-19. To date, the impact of the disease has been much less than most experts predicted. As of this writing, the continent has had over 890,000 confirmed ...
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Letters to the Editor: You just bought a car. Here's how to drive it as rarely as possible 11.8.2020 LA Times: Opinion

You might need a car in L.A. for weekend trips, but for getting to work and just about anywhere else, bikes, buses and trains can get the job done.

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Electric bikes arrive in Chicago after months of delays 29.7.2020 Chicago Tribune: Business
Riders can find the bikes at e-stations designated for the new bikes, or at public bike racks for the traditional models.
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COVID-19 Stalled New Mobility Startups. Here’s Why They’re Still a Good Investment. 20.7.2020 THE CITY FIX
As some countries creak open in the wake of COVID-19, businesses and workers rightly fear the rough road ahead. Over the past 10 weeks, 40 million U.S. workers have lost their jobs. Researchers at the University of Chicago estimate that ...
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Chicago expands Divvy bikes on the Far South Side 16.7.2020 Chicago Tribune: Business
Chicago is adding 66 Divvy docking stations on the Far South Side, starting with a station in the city’s West Chatham neighborhood.
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COVID-19 Has Reshuffled Public Space. Buses Deserve a Greater Share. 16.7.2020 THE CITY FIX
There’s no question we’re going through unprecedented times for public transport. Ridership is down anywhere from 60% to 90%. Transit agencies are hemorrhaging cash, with fare revenue following ridership down the tube. But the fact is that throughout the tremendous ...
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Pandemic exposes need for cities to improve air pollution data collection to protect public health 15.7.2020 Nanotechnology Notes
Harold Rickenbacker, Ph.D., Manager, EDF+Business. This is the fourth 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. Los Angeles, California.  We’ve long […]
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More Bicycles, Slower Speeds, a More Livable City: Paris Mayor Anne Hidalgo Plans an Ambitious Second Term 15.7.2020 THE CITY FIX
With her recent re-election, Paris Mayor Anne Hidalgo has won a mandate to continue profound mobility transformations in the French capital. Her reelection manifesto promises an even more ambitious second term, furthering her efforts over the past six years to ...
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What Could Be: A 2030 Retrospective on Urban Mobility After COVID-19 30.6.2020 THE CITY FIX
COVID-19 is a radical moment in so many ways. By disrupting urban systems so profoundly, it has thrust the question of urban futures before us in a way that we cannot ignore. Will cities recover? What will they look like? ...
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Man killed in Arvada shooting; suspect in custody 28.6.2020 Denver Post: Local
A man was killed in a shooting in Arvada Saturday and another man was taken into custody at the scene, according to Arvada police.
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31-year-old bicyclist trapped under truck following Northwest Side collision 23.6.2020 Chicago Tribune: Popular
A city of Chicago truck driver ran over a 31-year-old bicyclist Tuesday morning on the Northwest Side, trapping her under the vehicle, authorities and witnesses said.
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City planning 30 miles of new bikeways, more open streets 19.6.2020 Chicago Tribune: Popular
The city's transportation department is adding more bikeways and more open streets, while planning to close more sections of streets on weekends to allow for outdoor dining. Transportation commissioner Gia Biagi said the coronavirus pandemic offers opportunities to test new ways of using street space.
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RTD faces new budget crisis that jeopardizes plan to restore service 18.6.2020 Headlines: All Headlines
Metro Denver's transit system will take years to recover from recent pandemic-induced bus and train service cuts if new RTD revenue projections -- which forecast a $252 million shortfall next year -- are accurate.
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Column: Hooray! The Lakefront Trail will reopen. Now let’s think big and change how the City that Works gets to work 16.6.2020 Chicago Tribune: Business
Hooray! The Lakefront Trail will reopen. It's just a first step toward helping people get back to work - on bikes.
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