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Research Recap, August 6th: US Fleet Could Save $Billions, Climate Change Rising, British Biking, Status Quo Emissions
Welcome to “Research Recap,” our series highlighting recent reports, studies and other findings in sustainable transportation policy and practice, in case you missed it. Government Efficiency For the Future The American Clean Skies Foundation has found that government owned, government ...
Cycling infrastructure Copenhagen is pervasive in a city where over 30% of commuters bike to work. Photo by Martti Tulenheimo
Worldwide Cycle Superhighways: Copenhagen, London, New York
  City planners in Copenhagen launched a new “cycle superhighway” in April, extending from the western suburb of Albertslund into the city proper.  This route is the first of 26 planned routes set to comprise a 300-kilometer (186-mile) system. The ...
United Nations to host bike ride this Friday in New York City to promote low carbon sustainable transport.
Cycling for Sustainability: U.N. Bike Ride for Rio+20
United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon is leading a U.N. Bike Ride this Friday in New York City. The ride was co-organized by the Institute for Transportation and Development Policy (ITDP), the Partnership on Sustainable Low Carbon Transport (SLoCaT), the Dutch ...
Photo by Paul Oka.
TheCityFix Picks, April 6:, Brainless Driving, Bicycle Crash Tracking
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 ...
How would you react if you heard these announcements on the platform? Photo by Susan Sermoneta.
Friday Fun: Hilarious Subway Announcements
The City Room blog from The New York Times has a hilarious post on fantasy subway announcements, read by Bernie Wagenblast, the original transportation communicator whose voice you’ve probably heard on NYC Transit, NJ Transit and Virginia Department of Transportation. ...
Photo by Karen Blumberg.
Friday Fun: Beat the Winter Blues with an Indoor Park
New York City might finally get some snow tonight and there is a 70 percent chance of precipitation in Washington, D.C., which will most likely turn to slush. But the chill’s arrival doesn’t mean you have to spend your weekend ...
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