User: flenvcenter Topic: Transportation-National
Category: Multi-Modal Transportation :: Bicycles
Last updated: Dec 06 2019 23:28 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Dump truck driver who struck Denver bicyclist Alexis Bounds pleads guilty 6.12.2019 Denver Post: News: Local
A dump truck driver who struck and killed a Denver bicyclist pleaded guilty Friday morning to careless driving for his role in a death that sparked outrage in the city's cycling community.
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How Countries Can Step Up Climate Pledges Through Action in 4 Key Sectors 3.12.2019 THE CITY FIX
Every year for the past decade, scientists have come together to measure the gap between where greenhouse gas emissions are headed under current climate pledges, and where they need to be in order to limit global warming to the levels ...
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Enhancing NDCs: Opportunities in Transport 3.12.2019 WRI Stories
Working Paper Featured ...
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Here are the cities that are leading in electrifying transportation 21.11.2019 Energy & Climate | Greenbiz.com
From e-bikes to light rail, East Coast to West Coast, policies and plans are making municipalities more sustainable.
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Wisconsin governor signs bill designed to bolster use of electric bikes 21.11.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: News
The bikes with small rechargeable electric motors are gaining in popularity, creating some conflicts because current law treats them the same as old-fashioned gas-powered motor bikes.
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Tech Startups Offer New Answers to African Transport Woes. How Can Cities Capitalize? 14.11.2019 THE CITY FIX
The fundamentals of urban mobility are changing rapidly. Apps like Uber and Lyft are becoming ubiquitous around the world and new modes like electric and shared bicycles and scooters are on the rise. The conversation is increasingly trending toward mobility ...
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What it will take for micromobility to have real, sustained impact 12.11.2019 Resource Efficiency | GreenBiz.com
Shared bikes and scooters can contribute to lowering transportation emissions, but they can also have a more immediate impact on cities: equity.
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L.A. suspends Uber's permit to rent out electric scooters and bikes 4.11.2019 LA Times: Business

Jump, owned by Uber, has until Friday to appeal the decision or leave the city.

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How cities and states can get more zero-carbon vehicles on the road 29.10.2019 Business Operations | GreenBiz.com
Current mandates aren't enough and states need to scale up their efforts. Federal government also needs to support local efforts.
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Going Dutch: 3 Key Lessons to Spur Biking in Your City 28.10.2019 THE CITY FIX
For many, the first thought that comes to mind about the Netherlands is crowded bicycle racks and bike-savvy commuters. The country has set the global standard for good practices in bike policy, infrastructure and engagement to make cycling a safe ...
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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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