User: flenvcenter Topic: Transportation-National
Category: Multi-Modal Transportation :: Bicycles
Last updated: Dec 22 2018 04:33 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Micromobility Needs a Shared Vocabulary 22.1.2020 THE CITY FIX
Fueled by billions of dollars of venture capital funding, micromobility is making its mark on cities across the globe. In the United States, more than 45 million trips were made on shared electric bikes and electric scooters in 2018. Shared ...
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Autonomous vehicles could help cities address their climate goals, if they start planning now 21.1.2020 GreenBiz.com
How do cities make sure AVs achieve the “heaven” rather than the “hell” scenario?
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Ride the Rockies 2020 route will start and end in Durango in tour of southwest Colorado 13.1.2020 Denver Post: News: Local
The Denver Post's annual Ride the Rockies bicycle tour will be returning to southwest Colorado for its 35th edition, starting and ending in Durango and taking riders 418 miles over six days through the towns of Cortez, Ridgway, Ouray and — for the first time — Norwood.
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Boulder continues aiming for lower vehicle speeds through street designs 23.12.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
Boulder City Council this week avoided making potentially controversial changes to residential speed limits and sidewalk widths while approving a new set of design and construction standards for roads.
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Top 10 transportation trends to watch for in 2020 17.12.2019 GreenBiz.com
City greenzones. Methane biodigesters. Connected schoolbuses. There's a lot in store for the next year in mobility.
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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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