Top news of the week: 03.03.2020.

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Future Of Mobility

On Feb 29, 2020
@SharedUseCntr shared
New study by @UCSUSA shows that #ridehail "result in an estimated 69 percent more climate pollution on average than the trips they displace". Companies need to focus on both EVs & shared rides while pushing clean #mobility to really tackle emissions. https://t.co/V3GU5gsJaW
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Uber and Lyft generate 70 percent more pollution than trips they displace: study

Uber and Lyft generate 70 percent more pollution than trips they displace: study

It’s a tall order, but both companies have shown a willingness to reduce their carbon footprint

On Mar 1, 2020
@SharedUseCntr shared
"...with transportation generating one-third of U.S. carbon emissions, it’s clear that unsafe pedestrian and biking conditions in our cities could end up making climate change much, much worse." Read more on #VisionZero & #climatechange on @Curbed. https://t.co/JzGuhTeYjT
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Safe streets are the best tool we have to combat climate change

Safe streets are the best tool we have to combat climate change

Driving short trips because walking and biking doesn’t feel safe is one reason transportation emissions keep going up.

On Feb 27, 2020
@C_Hochfeld shared
RT @TheICCT: While previous months have not been easy for #EV enthusiasts in Europe, data from January 2020 is promising. The EV share of new passenger car registrations in many European countries rose sharply between Dec 2019 to Jan 2020. [NEW] on the staff blog: https://t.co/0x104ZaiUj https://t.co/0c7bPh9yFs
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The great reveal: A snapshot of EU new passenger car markets in January

The great reveal: A snapshot of EU new passenger car markets in January

Data shows a dramatic drop in average fleet-wide CO2 emissions in many countries from December 2019 to January 2020.

On Feb 28, 2020
@transportgooru shared
RT @NewUrbanism: "A Research Agenda for New Urbanism" gathers the ideas of academics in design, planning, and civil engineering to examine the research that is done and needed to advance the principles of the Charter of the New Urbanism. https://t.co/tUib1dJM47
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How New Urbanism research could build better cities

How New Urbanism research could build better cities

What do we need to know about the success, failure, and future prospects of creating walkable, diverse urbanism?

On Feb 28, 2020
@smartcitiesdive shared
Lime, Bird, Bolt and Razor are rolling out of the District on April 1. https://t.co/COUdyxhiNV
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Lime, Bird, Bolt, Razor lose appeals to operate in DC

Lime, Bird, Bolt, Razor lose appeals to operate in DC

The operators will pull their scooters from the District on April 1. Scooters from Lyft, Skip, Spin and Jump will remain in the city under 2020 program terms.

On Feb 26, 2020
@SiemensMobility shared
#MaaS empowers all of us! We highly benefit from MaaS platforms supported by intelligent algorithms, seamless #ticketing & #bigdata #analytics. Watch out for #hafas2020 conference by @HaConTimetable and @eos_uptrade or learn more here: https://t.co/2q390sJcbz #passengerexperience https://t.co/31Kec3keEM
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Mobility as a Service

Mobility as a Service

We work on establishing Mobility as a Service. Our apps make intermodal travel easily accessible. A video about the app Min Rejseplan shows how MaaS works in Denmark.

On Feb 28, 2020
@macilree shared
RT @DrGregMarsden: Not that this will come as a surprise but... New cars producing more carbon dioxide than older models https://t.co/drbZQZwA1P
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New cars producing more carbon dioxide than older models

New cars producing more carbon dioxide than older models

Demand for bigger, heavier cars drives increase in greenhouse gas emissions

On Feb 25, 2020
@transportdata shared
RT @MaraGay: I have many questions about this issue. Like what do we do about the other, less wealthy neighborhoods Robert Moses built highways through? https://t.co/fQ58hK7N4W
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Fix for a Hated N.Y.C. Highway: How About an $11 Billion Tunnel?

Fix for a Hated N.Y.C. Highway: How About an $11 Billion Tunnel?

The City Council wants to transform the crumbling Brooklyn-Queens Expressway by building a three-mile tunnel underneath Brooklyn.