Posts tagged with 'climate change'
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24 Hours of Reality: Take Action on the Climate Crisis
24 Hours of Reality: Take Action on the Climate Crisis
The Climate Reality Project, former Vice President Al Gore’s nonprofit dedicated to finding solutions to climate change, launched the 24 Hours of Reality event today. According to the project’s website, “The goal of the event is to focus the world’s ...
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Research Recap, August 29: Commuting in Canada, Fewer Young Drivers, Data Visualization Challenge
Research Recap, August 29: Commuting in Canada, Fewer Young Drivers, Data Visualization Challenge
Welcome to “Research Recap,” our series highlighting recent reports, studies and other findings in sustainable transportation policy and practice, in case you missed it. Commuting in Canada A new survey by Statistics Canada about modes of commuting in the country found that ...
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Research Recap, August 22: U.S. Transit Access, Zig-Zag Pavements, Life Cycle Transport Impacts
Research Recap, August 22: U.S. Transit Access, Zig-Zag Pavements, Life Cycle Transport Impacts
Welcome to “Research Recap,” our series highlighting recent reports, studies and other findings in sustainable transportation policy and practice, in case you missed it. U.S. Transit Access The Brookings Institution released a new report, “Transit Access and Zero-Vehicle Households,” examining ...
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Q&A with Holger Dalkmann: Creating a Vision for Sustainable Cities
Q&A with Holger Dalkmann: Creating a Vision for Sustainable Cities
  Holger Dalkmann was recently announced as the newest director of EMBARQ (the producer of this blog.) An avid cyclist and a geographer by trade, Dalkmann assumes his role with a strong background in business development, research and policy in both ...
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Riosucio's "Metro" is Colombia's Longest Pedestrian Bridge
Riosucio’s “Metro” is Colombia’s Longest Pedestrian Bridge
The municipality of Riosucio (“Dirty River”), located in Northwest Colombia in the Chocó State, floods annually. The ancestral fishing village has traditionally dealt with this yearly problem by building informal plank bridges that citizens must carefully walk across to reach their destination. To mitigate ...
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New Report: Transportation, Technology and Climate Change
New Report: Transportation, Technology and Climate Change
The United Nations Environment Programme’s Risoe Centre released a report on the technologies that can help mitigate climate change in the transport sector. The report, written in collaboration with the Global Environment Facility, is part of the Risoe Centre’s Technology ...
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