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New Report: The Role of Driving in Reducing Greenhouse Gas Emissions and Oil Consumption
A new report, “The Role of Driving in Reducing GHG Emissions and Oil Consumption: Recommendations for Federal Transportation Policy,” explores future U.S. transportation scenarios to evaluate how the U.S. can reduce oil consumption and cut greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions through ...
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Minneapolis, Minn. held its first Open Streets day, when cyclists, pedestrians and even yoga practitioners could enjoy the streets without cars. Photo by Snak Shak.
TheCityFix Picks, June 17: BRT Crowding, Open Streets, Dump the Pump
Welcome back to TheCityFix Picks, our series highlighting the newsy and noteworthy of the past week. Each Friday, we’ll run down the headlines falling under TheCityFix’s five themes: integrated transport, urban development and accessibility, air quality and climate change, health and ...
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Marketing BRT in Brazil
This post relates to the workshop, “Marketing BRT: How to Attract and Captivate Users,” co-hosted by the Secretary of Transportation of Rio de Janeiro and EMBARQ Brasil (the producer of the newly launched TheCityFix Brasil), and sponsored by Fetranspor. Participants included about 100 representatives from ...
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Welcome to the New and Improved TheCityFix.com!
EMBARQ, the producer of TheCityFix, is proud to unveil a new and improved experience for our readers. Welcome to our re-designed blog, TheCityFix.com, and be sure to check out our new Portuguese-language version, TheCityFix Brasil. Back in 2007, when we first launched ...
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Friday Fun: Print Your Own Bicycle in 3D
Want a bicycle as strong as steel but half as heavy? Print it out using 3D laser printing technology. Two British engineers designed the revolutionary Airbike, the first two-wheeler made entirely of nylon through a process known as additive layer manufacturing (ALM), ...
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The road safety "tag" is a powerful symbol of the fight against suffering, grief and injustice caused by road deaths and injuries. Image via decadeofaction.org.
Decade of Action for Road Safety: Launching a Worldwide Movement to Save Lives
This post is part of a series related to the Decade of Action for Road Safety 2011-2020. Today marks the official launch of the Decade of Action for Road Safety, a worldwide effort declared by the United Nations General Assembly ...
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