Posts tagged with 'greenhouse gas emissions'
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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 ...
New York State Governor Andrew Cuomo signed complete streets legislation into law this week, supporting safe streets for "New Yorkers of all ages and abilities." Photo by Emily Raw.
TheCityFix Picks, August 19: Complete Streets, Dangerous Crosswalks, Parks for the People
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 ...
Photo by C. M. Keiner.
TheCityFix Picks, August 11: Pedestrian Action Plan, Masa Critica, Optibús Transport System
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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HopStop: Saves Carbon, Burns Calories
  HopStop, the provider of pedestrian navigation and mobile transit scheduling, is introducing a new environmentally friendly initiative to its online service: a carbon emissions savings calculator. Now when you use HopStop for transit-based directions to your next destination, you will ...
Mexico City's Plan Verde (Green Plan), which includes fuel efficient buses, has put the city on course to meet its greenhouse gas emission targets. the city  Photo by Abbaner Casmill.
TheCityFix Picks, August 5: Hangzhou Bike Share, Plan Verde, Low Car Diet Challenge
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 ...
Photo by Abby Yao.
Urban Green Space Key in Improving Air Quality
A new study out of the University of Kent in the UK found that a 10 percent increase in urban tree coverage in mid-size cities, like Leicester, can absorb about 12 percent of carbon emissions, contributing to cleaner air. The ...
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