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Future Of Mobility

On Jul 28, 2020
@macilree shared
RT @GreaterAKL: National’s ‘blast from the past’ approach to rapid transit https://t.co/Nmr5nksIcm
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National’s ‘blast from the past’ approach to rapid transit

National’s ‘blast from the past’ approach to rapid transit

While in general What’s important for rapid transit is not the specific mode but that the various routes come together to form a coherent network. The RTN map was originally introduced in ...

On Jul 31, 2020
@PaulABarter shared
RT @fare_city: 1/10 *New Research* In 'Connecting Continents' we've visited every corner of the globe to investigate how global cities have responded to #COVID__19. Our findings suggest that each city's unique *trajectory* has been key in shaping it's urban response 👉https://t.co/1BRLPjk1Gy https://t.co/bE5lK2U1KM
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Connecting Continents

Connecting Continents

Creating more equitable global cities post COVID-19… Read More

On Jul 28, 2020
@macilree shared
RT @coughlthom: 3k words on roads: how’re they’re funded, who pays, where National’s transport funding plans stack up, and where the plans will put pressure on other spending. Also lots of charts. https://t.co/YLoStLGTpq
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How to build a road (or a cycleway), and who pays for it

How to build a road (or a cycleway), and who pays for it

National wants to unleash a decade of roadbuilding, but do the party's promises stack up?

On Jul 30, 2020
@SharedUseCntr shared
#Sharedmobility news and a virtual roundtable today at 3pm CDT in this week's Mobility Hub. https://t.co/wJJVgGOFiB
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Mobility Hub Newsletter: July 30, 2020

Mobility Hub Newsletter: July 30, 2020

SUMC News and Announcements Northwestern University Transportation Center (NUTC) and the Buffett Institute on Global Affairs invite you to an Asynchronous Virtual Roundtable (AVR) …

On Aug 3, 2020
@UNRSC shared
RT @Cycling_Embassy: Much of the transportation industry appears fixated on the development of autonomous, electrified, 'smart' technologies. But cities can do far more good, at a faster pace, for a broader population by first investing in ‘basic-tech’: walking and cycling. https://t.co/wBgJdWg9YQ https://t.co/AiKAltrS3t
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Rethinking the Smart Mobility Hype: A call for returning to ‘basic-tech’

Rethinking the Smart Mobility Hype: A call for returning to ‘basic-tech’

As communities aim to create physically distanced mobility options, advisor Stephen Kurz reflects on the opportunities 'basic tech' mobility can offer.

On Jul 29, 2020
@smartcitiesdive shared
Nearly one-third of US transit agencies have furloughed or are planning to furlough workers, according to a new @APTA_Transit survey. https://t.co/5pXHd5cENy
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APTA calls on Congress to provide $32B in public transit aid

APTA calls on Congress to provide $32B in public transit aid

The request, which follows the rollout of the Senate Republican's new coronavirus relief proposal, come as transit agencies prepare for potentially "catastrophic" decisions in lieu of ...

On Aug 3, 2020
@UNRSC shared
RT @CBTransport: "By supporting public transport, walking and cycling, the Gov can not only help to improve our environment & our health, but also create jobs, tackle social exclusion & help the economy to recover." We've written this guest blog for @GreenAllianceUK: https://t.co/bMpWjivs4H
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Getting people back onto public transport is key to getting the country moving again

Getting people back onto public transport is key to getting the country moving again

This post is by Darren Shirley, chief executive of Campaign for Better Transport Covid-19 changed transport overnight. As travel during lockdown was reduced to essential journeys only, cars ...

On Jul 31, 2020
@ACEA_eu shared
🆕 ACEA Position Paper: Revision of the 🇪🇺 #Batteries Directive 🔋 (2006/66/EC) | LEARN MORE: https://t.co/tKd7lKXZB3 https://t.co/DOWr4MvGHe
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Position Paper: Revision of the EU Batteries Directive (2006/66/EC)

Position Paper: Revision of the EU Batteries Directive (2006/66/EC)

The evaluation of the current EU Batteries Directive (2006/66/EC) has been completed and the proposed measures are currently undergoing an impact assessment. The European …