Top news of the week: 05.05.2020.

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Future Of Mobility

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.

On May 2, 2020
@macilree shared
RT @carltonreid: Exhaustion, not exhausts, 1970. https://t.co/WJT5IDuoqv https://t.co/YRjaG7Jqhm
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Bicycling Booms During Lockdown—But There's A Warning From History

Bicycling Booms During Lockdown—But There's A Warning From History

LONG READ: The lockdown has led to a bicycle sales boom. A boom not seen since the much bigger one in the early 1970s. What does this forgotten boom have to teach us about our future?

On Apr 30, 2020
@moovelUS shared
RT @SusanShaheen1: Delighted to share our latest blog (published on 4/26/20 and hosted on Medium/In The Startup). In this piece, we focus on "COVID-19 Impacts on Shared Mobility: On-Demand Rides Shifting to Delivery Services;" please see: https://t.co/wtSqFfdqL9 #sharedmobility #TNC #taxi #COVID19 https://t.co/NGGjgdn5SU
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COVID-19 Impacts on Shared Mobility: On-Demand Rides Shifting to Delivery Services

COVID-19 Impacts on Shared Mobility: On-Demand Rides Shifting to Delivery Services

Transportation Network Companies (TNCs, also known as ridehailing and ridesourcing) generate a significant percentage of their gross bookings from trips in large metropolitan areas, ...

On Apr 30, 2020
@oconnorshane shared
A chance to build Sydney’s Cycle Network in 3 years https://t.co/hXjIjHvboA https://t.co/YeiR6g3Bla
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A chance to build Sydney’s Cycle Network in 3 years

A chance to build Sydney’s Cycle Network in 3 years

Luckily, the NSW Government already has a plan to deliver a cycle network for Greater Sydney. The Principal Bicycle Network In the NSW Government’s Future Transport Strategy, …

On May 1, 2020
@MobilityLabTeam shared
Starting today and spanning the next few weeks, we will explore #TDM tools like public messaging, space utilization, community shaping, and user fee structuring that might help shape post-pandemic mobility and life. Let's jump in. https://t.co/doyG05QCIJ
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As Society Recovers from COVID-19, TDM Can Aid Mobility’s Evolution from Essential to Sustainable

As Society Recovers from COVID-19, TDM Can Aid Mobility’s Evolution from Essential to Sustainable

COVID-19 has upended transportation behavior as we knew it, centralizing mobility’s mission on one thing: fulfilling essential needs that keep civilization functioning. There’s no ...

On May 3, 2020
@oconnorshane shared
RT @citycyclists: London!!! "Will roll out a strategic cycling network using temporary materials, build new routes to reduce crowding on tube + train, traffic lights altered to reduce the time Londoners wait to cross. Some roads may be bus + bikes only at certain times" https://t.co/4MKVIAGtfD
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Mayor’s Streetspace Plan could see cycling increased tenfold post-lockdown

Mayor’s Streetspace Plan could see cycling increased tenfold post-lockdown

As the UK lockdown heads into its second phase, Mayor of London's walking and cycling commissioner W

On Apr 30, 2020
@foeeurope shared
RT @corporateeurope: Coronawash alert!🚨Our latest investigation reveals how EU corporate lobbyists are cynically exploiting the #COVID19 crisis: 1️⃣ Re-packaging previous demands 2️⃣ Asking to delay & weaken environmental, health & fiscal rules 3️⃣ Cleaning up their reputation https://t.co/GeFPYis35p
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Coronawash alert!

Coronawash alert!

The coronavirus pandemic is affecting the lives of billions across the globe; yet corporate lobbyists in Brussels are determined not to let a good crisis go to waste. 

On May 1, 2020
@smartcitiesdive shared
Global energy demand is expected to drop 6% this year, due to the coronavirus and warmer-than-average winters. https://t.co/mQl31qItdw
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Global GHG emissions could fall 8% in 2020 amid pandemic: IEA

Global GHG emissions could fall 8% in 2020 amid pandemic: IEA

Coronavirus has reduced emissions and energy demand, but a recovery without clean investments could jeopardize those gains, the group said.