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TheCityFix Picks, December 28th: Chinese High Speed Rail, New York Subway Tango, Indonesian Mini Bus BRT?
TheCityFix Picks, December 28th: Chinese High Speed Rail, New York Subway Tango, Indonesian Mini Bus BRT?
Welcome back to TheCityFix Picks, our series highlighting the newsy and noteworthy of the past week. Every week, 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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Happy Holidays from EMBARQ!
Friday Fun: Last Minute Holiday Gift Ideas
For those of you out there who have yet to buy your family and friends holiday presents, consider checking off wish lists with transit-centric swag. DIY, transit provider sponsored and homespun tchotchkes and apparel exist in quantity. Consider this 3D ...
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This research analyzes the nature of bus transit pollution.
Exhaust Emission of Transit Buses: Q+A with lead author Erin Cooper
  This blog post is part of EMBARQ’s sustainable urban transport fuel and vehicle program made possible by generous funding from FedEx. EMBARQ, the producer of this blog, has recently released a working paper “Exhaust Emissions of Transit Buses”. This ...
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Recreating a subway at rush hour through performance art...danse, if you will.
Friday Fun: Deconstructing Transit With Dance
Maybe we need a better understanding of the human condition if we are going to succeed at improving transit! If you modeled the interior of a crowded Metro train at rush hour, this set of images would you and your ...
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The NYC Subway suffered immense damage in the wake of Hurricane Sandy.
Research Recap, December 10th: NYC Transit Vulnerabilities, Auto Oriented States, E.U. Cars On Emissions Target
The NYC Subway suffered immense damage in the wake of Hurricane Sandy. Photo credit: NYCMTA Welcome to “Research Recap,” our series highlighting recent reports, studies and other findings in sustainable transportation policy and practice, in case you missed it.   ...
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Nose hair length is the newest metric for measuring local air pollution.
Friday Fun: The Nose Hair Indicator for Air Pollution
Visualizing air pollution is akin to to understanding several hundred shades of gray smog or looking at the local newspaper’s air quality indicators on a sliding scale of green (good air) dots to red (don’t go outside, ’tis dangerous) lozenges. While ...
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