User: flenvcenter Topic: Transportation-National
Category: Multi-Modal Transportation :: Pedestrians
Last updated: Jul 06 2019 22:24 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Ditch the car: Trails you can reach by taking the bus or light rail 6.7.2019 Denver Post: Local
Ditch the car and take public transportation instead.
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Twin-engine airplane travels off runway in sixth incident at Centennial Airport since February 4.7.2019 Denver Post: Local
A twin-engine airplane traveled off the runway at Centennial Airport and ended up in a grassy field on Wednesday, the sixth incident at the airport since February.
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Mpls. Park Board Commissioner looks to build taller in parks 26.6.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Politics
Affordable housing in the park? That's one option Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board Commissioner Chris Meyer thinks should be on the table when rebuilding on the site of the Bde Maka Ska pavilion.
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Alphabet's Sidewalk Labs proposes mobility nirvana 26.6.2019 Business Operations | GreenBiz.com
Imagine, a city where the residents and commuters wouldn't need to own cars.
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Essential California: How a ride on BART’s shiny new train took a turn 25.6.2019 Los Angeles Times - Living Green

Good morning, and welcome to the Essential California newsletter. It’s Tuesday, June 25, and I’m writing from Los Angeles.

When the San Francisco Bay Area Rapid Transit system launched in September 1972, BART was hailed as a high-tech system of the Space Age.

The new train cars were downright futuristic...

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Trail Ridge Road remains closed due to weekend snowfall 24.6.2019 Denver Post: Local
Trail Ridge Road will remain closed due to adverse weather conditions, according to Rocky Mountain National Park Service.
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Weather conditions prompt road closures along Front Range 22.6.2019 Denver Post: Local
Adverse weather conditions along the Front Range this weekend have led to road closures in parts of the Colorado.
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Arthur King collective transports Iowa farm soundscape to L.A.’s Chinatown 13.6.2019 Los Angeles Times - Living Green

Cows are not musical instruments. Nor are buckets of soybeans, wet tarps or stethoscopes. But for L.A. experimental music and art collective Arthur King, these are among the unlikely sources that serve as the backbone for its new album and multidisciplinary project, “Wauters Farm,” out now via...

Honduras Joins the Global Movement to Make Public Space Work Better for People 12.6.2019 THE CITY FIX
Cities around the world are embracing the movement to make their streets work better for people, not just cars. From Bogotá’s Ciclovía, to Guadalajara’s Via RecreActiva, India’s Raahgiri Days, and Ethiopia’s Menged Le Sewe, many cities have adopted some version ...
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5 great Twin Cities hiking spots for an afternoon outside 6.6.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: News
These are five of the finest hiking spots you can hit via public transit in the metro area.
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On tiny Guernsey, history, literature and art loom large 2.6.2019 Los Angeles Times - Living Green
This speck of an island in the English Channel possesses a literary and artistic past and compelling World War II history.
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Toast the Grand Canyon’s 100th anniversary with a weekend escape to its North Rim 30.5.2019 LA Times: Commentary

This year marks the 100th anniversary of Grand Canyon National Park, which means it’s the ideal time to visit the quiet, uncrowded North Rim. About 6.4 million people visit the park annually, but only one in 10 reaches the North Rim. Yes, it’s a desolate five-hour-plus drive from Las Vegas, an...

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Why 'road diets' are exactly what we should be doing with gas tax money 30.5.2019 Los Angeles Times - Living Green

To the editor: Motorists naturally complain when lanes dedicated for their near-exclusive use are replaced with bike lanes and other changes are made to improve safety. I ask them to look at the situation with a broader perspective. (“Using California gas tax to reduce traffic lanes? Not how it...

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RELEASE: New Research Finds Growing Traffic and Lack of Transport Options Leave Many Without Access to Urban Opportunities 23.5.2019 WRI Stories
RELEASE: New Research Finds Growing Traffic and Lack of Transport Options Leave Many Without Access to Urban Opportunities LEIPZIG, Germany (May 23, 2019) — As more people move to cities, congested roads, expensive commutes, and lack of reliable transport options are disrupting urban economies and affecting quality of life. People’s ability to reach their jobs, schools, cultural activities and marketplaces is an important economic driver for cities. Estimates of the value of time lost in... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ...
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People Move to Cities for Better Jobs and Opportunities. Impossible Commutes Are Getting in the Way 23.5.2019 THE CITY FIX
Emmanuel leaves his home at 5 a.m. every morning with his two daughters. They take a mini-bus, or “tro-tro,” from their house in Awoshie, a residential neighborhood of Accra, Ghana, to the central business district where Emmanuel works. The trip ...
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People Move to Cities for Better Jobs and Opportunities. Impossible Commutes Are Getting in the Way 22.5.2019 WRI Stories
People Move to Cities for Better Jobs and Opportunities. Impossible Commutes Are Getting in the Way Comments|Add Comment|PrintAerial view of streets in Monrovia, the capital of Liberia. Flickr/UN Photo Emmanuel leaves his home at 5 a.m. every morning with his two daughters. They take a mini-bus, or “tro-tro,” from their house in Awoshie, a residential neighborhood of Accra, Ghana, to the central business district where Emmanuel works. The trip usually costs $0.90 roundtrip, about 20% of the... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ...
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5 ways multi-use trail systems transform communities 21.5.2019 GreenBiz.com
Multi-use trails are an infrastructure asset for cities and communities — why aren't we prioritizing them?
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Pedestrian fatally struck by Amtrak train in Coon Rapids 20.5.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: News
The incident happened at about 6:30 a.m. north of 85th Avenue. Northstar trains were delayed.
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It Now Costs You £24 to Enter Central London in an Old Car 20.5.2019 THE CITY FIX
In 2003, London followed the example of Singapore and launched a congestion charge, requiring drivers to pay £11.50 ($15.90) to enter the city center and becoming a global example of how this innovative but sometimes fraught policy can work. Sixteen ...
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Trail Ridge Road visitor center definitely not ready for visitors due to snow 18.5.2019 Denver Post: Local
Memorial Day is only 10[cq comment="CQ"] days away, but there's still tons of snow high in Rocky Mountain National Park and significant snowfall is forecast there for this weekend and early next week.
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