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Category: Multi-Modal Transportation :: Bicycles
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The Continuing Quest for a More Walkable Los Angeles 20.4.2018 American Prospect
screen_shot_2017-07-19_at_4.28.52_pm.png Angelenos spend unfathomable amounts of time in cars navigating traffic jams—ones that definitely don’t turn into La La Land-style dance parties . A recent study by INRIX, a transportation analytics company, found that Los Angeles residents spend 100 hours in traffic congestion, the worst in the United States. Despite L.A.’s car-centric reputation, walking and taking public transit is the norm for many Angelenos, especially people of color. According to Los Angeles Metro, the county’s transit agency, most of its passengers are African American or Latino. Social inequality is baked into the regional land use laws characterized by low-density sprawl that has contributed to car dependence. Affluent, majority-white communities concentrated in the most desirable areas are effectively walled off by “redlining,” segregated housing policies that prevented low-income people and people of color from buying homes and living in white neighborhoods. Before World War II, L.A. ...
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Electric scooters might revolutionize urban transport — if it wasn’t for stupid humans 19.4.2018 Washington Post
Electric scooters might revolutionize urban transport — if it wasn’t for stupid humans
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Today’s conveniences, a touch of tradition, and shops, restaurants and Metro at Rosslyn development 17.4.2018 Washington Post
Today’s conveniences, a touch of tradition, and shops, restaurants and Metro at Rosslyn development
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The smart city's blueprint for EV infrastructure 17.4.2018 Energy & Climate | Greenbiz.com
To EV or not to EV is not the question for a rising number of urban dwellers. This is: If you buy an electric vehicle, where could you charge it?
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The great democratization of transportation 17.4.2018 Energy & Climate | Greenbiz.com
Open data is revolutionizing how innovators and cities manage the environmental and social effects of urban transit.
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Uber is not just for ride hailing anymore 12.4.2018 Washington Post
Uber is not just for ride hailing anymore
Is Camden ready for bike sharing? Residents will find out this May 11.4.2018 Philly.com News
The pilot program will test whether bike sharing can benefit residents in a small, low-income community like Camden.
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Ford, Siemens use blockchain as the fabric for a sustainable city 11.4.2018 Energy & Climate | Greenbiz.com
Blockchain has enabled transactions from solar energy credits to paying drivers and cutting costs for participants in ride-sharing programs.
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Bicyclist killed after being struck by Blue Line train 11.4.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
A bicyclist was killed after a northbound Blue Line light rail train struck him Tuesday evening in Minneapolis.
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Uber buys Jump Bikes and enters the electric bike sharing business 10.4.2018 L.A. Times - Technology News

Ride-hailing giant Uber is buying the electric-bike startup Jump Bikes, adding bike sharing to its transportation options.

Uber Chief Executive Dara Khosrowshahi announced Monday that his company had reached a deal to acquire Jump, which operates dockless bike-sharing services in San Francisco...

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Uber gets into bike-share business with deal to buy JUMP 10.4.2018 Washington Post
Uber gets into bike-share business with deal to buy JUMP
Under Trump, new transportation grants ditch bikes, walkways 8.4.2018 AP National
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Forget about bike-share stations in Chicago or pedestrian walkways in Oakland. That's so Obama-era....
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As e-biking grows, U.S. cities consider easing rules on where the machines may be used 7.4.2018 Washington Post
As e-biking grows, U.S. cities consider easing rules on where the machines may be used
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Bike lane change to improve safety in Philly, but many want more … or less 6.4.2018 Philly.com News
Philadelphia held an open house Thursday to introduce a shift in bike lanes on Spruce and Pine Streets.
Review: LimeBike's new dockless scooters are a whimsical ride, but not a practical one 4.4.2018 Washington Post
Review: LimeBike's new dockless scooters are a whimsical ride, but not a practical one
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Toward Car-Free Cities: 3 Reasons Why London’s Congestion Charge Is Working 29.3.2018 THE CITY FIX
“Toward Car-Free Cities,” a blog series by WRI Ross Center for Sustainable Cities’ Urban Mobility Team, explores the challenges and opportunities for Transport Demand Management (TDM) strategies. TDM focuses on reducing the demand for private vehicles through combining public policy ...
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Waymo’s CEO on fatal autonomous Uber crash: Our car would have been able to handle it 26.3.2018 Washington Post
Waymo’s CEO on fatal autonomous Uber crash: Our car would have been able to handle it
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Demonstration expected to pack streets in D.C. Here’s how to get around today. 24.3.2018 Washington Post
Demonstration expected to pack streets in D.C. Here’s how to get around today.
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The March for Our Lives is Saturday. Here's what you need to know. 22.3.2018 Washington Post
The March for Our Lives is Saturday. Here's what you need to know.
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Traffic deaths continue to soar despite cities’ pledges to get them to ‘Zero’ 15.3.2018 Washington Post
Traffic deaths continue to soar despite cities’ pledges to get them to ‘Zero’
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