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Future Of Mobility

On Sep 4, 2020
@SharedUseCntr shared
In this week's Mobility Hub: @FTA_DOT announces AIM grantees + #sharedmobility news from around the world. Check it out: https://t.co/gWZ84YwHy6
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Mobility Hub Newsletter: September 4, 2020

Mobility Hub Newsletter: September 4, 2020

SUMC News and Announcements FTA Awards $14 Million in grant funding to support transit innovation On August 27, the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) announced the 25 projects …

On Sep 4, 2020
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RT @allpartycycling: Labour’s Shadow Transport Sec says: “If we fail to make our roads safe enough to cycle, people will revert back to car use. The government should be developing a comprehensive new national cycling safety campaign targeted at both cyclists and motorists.” https://t.co/DTLM00PckD
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My priorities as Labour’s new Shadow Transport Secretary

My priorities as Labour’s new Shadow Transport Secretary

Transport is the lifeblood of our economy. It is something I have long held an interest in – both in the big projects that attract…

On Sep 2, 2020
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Step one: stop trying to sell them to people who already ride traditional bikes, and focus on selling them to everyone else. https://t.co/4a8ytE8jtO
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How To Get More People on E-Bikes

How To Get More People on E-Bikes

It will take a different kind of advocacy to increase e-bike adoption in the U.S. — and the whole cycling community might be better for it.

On Sep 3, 2020
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RT @GreaterAKL: The Light Rail Document Dump https://t.co/PmJ8ASD2In
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On Sep 4, 2020
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Electrical vehicles trend driving ahead across Europe. #ElectriCity #EV #Transport #Mobility https://t.co/LhK0Yb30Wm https://t.co/G3RPr245N9
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Electrical vehicles trend driving ahead across Europe

Electrical vehicles trend driving ahead across Europe

A wave of disruption is currently sweeping through the automotive industry, with technology, sustainability and changing consumer preferences at its core.

On Sep 6, 2020
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The electric vehicle revolution: Cornwall tries to revive its lithium mines https://t.co/5FWYHQYrem
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The electric vehicle revolution: Cornwall tries to revive its lithium mines

The electric vehicle revolution: Cornwall tries to revive its lithium mines

The English region wants to produce the metal used in car batteries but has to prove it can do so at scale

On Sep 5, 2020
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RT @antonioguterres: We are at a true turning point for people and planet. I urge all countries, especially G20 members, to commit to carbon neutrally before 2050, and to submit more ambitious #ClimateAction strategies ahead of #COP26. https://t.co/e03X6ved0p https://t.co/XvvcKxXm7Y
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Secretary-General's video remarks to Japan Ministerial Meeting on Sustainable and Resilient Socio-Economic Systems in the Process of Recovery from COVID-19

Secretary-General's video remarks to Japan Ministerial Meeting on Sustainable and Resilient Socio-Economic Systems in the Process of Recovery from COVID-19

Prime Minister Abe, Minister Koizumi, Excellencies, Ladies and gentlemen, I thank the Government of Japan for convening this meeting to consider how to forge a sustainable recovery from the ...

On Sep 5, 2020
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RT @urbandata: A natural field experiment of 1,552 bus rides in Australia finds strong evidence of racial bias & white privilege: "Bus drivers were twice as willing to let white testers ride free as black testers (72% vs. 36% of the time)." https://t.co/OHNxbGz5tv #racialequity #discrimination https://t.co/aQGJQWEGmg
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The Colour of a Free Ride

The Colour of a Free Ride

Abstract. We use a natural field experiment to estimate the causal effect of race on discretionary favours in the marketplace. Test customers are randomly assi