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Are we witnessing the death of the car?

On Apr 30, 2020
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Not the death of the car as much as the rebirth of the city. When you give people transportation choices, you give them transportation independence. Now is the moment to build the post-COVID future we want, w/bikeable, walkable & transit-accessible streets https://t.co/BhduJfBWKa
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Cities around the world are seeing dwindling numbers of fossil-fuel powered cars on their streets, and many are planning to keep it that way after lockdowns ease.

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On Apr 30, 2020
@JSadikKhan shared
Not the death of the car as much as the rebirth of the city. When you give people transportation choices, you give them transportation independence. Now is the moment to build the post-COVID future we want, w/bikeable, walkable & transit-accessible streets https://t.co/BhduJfBWKa
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Are we witnessing the death of the car?

Are we witnessing the death of the car?

Cities around the world are seeing dwindling numbers of fossil-fuel powered cars on their streets, and many are planning to keep it that way after lockdowns ease.

35 CITIES UNITE TO CLEAN THE AIR THEIR CITIZENS BREATHE, PROTECTING THE HEALTH OF MILLIONS

35 CITIES UNITE TO CLEAN THE AIR THEIR CITIZENS BREATHE, PROTECTING THE HEALTH OF MILLIONS

Mayors from London, Paris, Los Angeles, Copenhagen, Delhi, Jakarta, Mexico City and cities around the world commit to a shared vision of meeting World Health Organization Air Quality ...

35 cities unite to clean the air their citizens breathe, protecting the health of millions

35 cities unite to clean the air their citizens breathe, protecting the health of millions

The cities signing the C40 Clean Air Cities Declaration are: Amman, Austin, Bengaluru, Barcelona, Berlin, Buenos Aires, Copenhagen, Delhi, Dubai, Durban (eThekwini), Guadalajara, ...

I applaud Bristol for banning diesel vehicles. But why not ban all private cars?

I applaud Bristol for banning diesel vehicles. But why not ban all private cars?

However welcome this plan is, the climate emergency demands truly radical steps, says climate campaigner Leo Murray

Global Air Pollution Has Fallen Due to the Coronavirus Outbreak, but Experts Warn It Isn't a Silver Lining

Global Air Pollution Has Fallen Due to the Coronavirus Outbreak, but Experts Warn It Isn't a Silver Lining

Experts warn not to call the decline in emissions a silver lining: a sustainable emissions reduction can't totally splinter society

Ten things govt must do to stifle smog

Ten things govt must do to stifle smog

For the second month, Bangkok's air pollution remains at extremely hazardous levels, with particulate matter (PM) 2.5 often as high as 150 microgrammes per cubic metre of air.

2020 is likely to be the hottest year ever recorded despite major declines in air pollution during coronavirus shutdowns, according to new report from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

2020 is likely to be the hottest year ever recorded despite major declines in air pollution during coronavirus shutdowns, according to new report from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

A new report from the US National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration says there is a 75 percent chance that 2020 will be the hottest year in recorded history.

London plans 'car-free day' to draw attention to air pollution crisis

London plans 'car-free day' to draw attention to air pollution crisis

Mayor Sadiq Khan hopes the effort, being held on Sept. 22, will encourage Londoners to "see the city from a different perspective."

Here’s how lockdowns have improved air quality around the world

Here’s how lockdowns have improved air quality around the world

China's 40% drop in NO₂ on 2019 levels for January and February in some areas equates to removing a whopping 192,000 cars.

Uber Adding To Air Pollution In Europe - Report

Uber Adding To Air Pollution In Europe - Report

New research suggests that the ride-sharing app is adding more cars to already-clogged streets in European cities such as London and Paris, casting doubt on the company’s claim to be ...

There's an unlikely beneficiary of coronavirus: The planet

There's an unlikely beneficiary of coronavirus: The planet

Factories were shuttered and streets were cleared across China's Hubei province as authorities ordered residents to stay home to stop the spread of the coronavirus. It seems the lockdown ...

Coronavirus shutdowns have unintended climate benefits: cleaner air, clearer water

Coronavirus shutdowns have unintended climate benefits: cleaner air, clearer water

"I think there are some big-picture lessons here that could be very useful,” one scientist said.

Here are 11 more neighborhoods that have joined the car-free revolution

Here are 11 more neighborhoods that have joined the car-free revolution

From Amsterdam to Tempe, Arizona, more and more cities are finding that eliminating cars from their streets makes people happier and healthier.

India’s toxic air is part of a global crisis. We must fix it | Opinion

India’s toxic air is part of a global crisis. We must fix it | Opinion

Nobody is safe. But there are solutions which both tackle pollution, and also help battle climate change

Clean air commitments made as part of UN Climate Action Summit activities

Clean air commitments made as part of UN Climate Action Summit activities

During the many events taking place in New York City as part of what is known locally as UN Week, high-level delegates took a moment to catch their breath.