Top news of the week: 10.11.2020.

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Future Of Mobility

On Nov 5, 2020
@MobilityLabTeam shared
"A whopping 13 out of 17 major transit measures on state and local ballots across the U.S. yesterday passed, bringing the public transportation industry’s 2020 win rate at the ballot box to a stunning 92 percent." https://t.co/u5NBSRA1hx
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State and Local Transit Won in a Landslide Yesterday

State and Local Transit Won in a Landslide Yesterday

And that may be *because* — not despite of — a pandemic that terrified millions of Americans off buses and trains.

On Nov 5, 2020
@thetransitfan shared
RT @jahorne: Austin, Texas, just voted to spend $7 billion on a transportation revolution https://t.co/IoJpZ1ZOtx
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Austin, Texas, just voted to spend $7 billion on a transportation revolution

Austin, Texas, just voted to spend $7 billion on a transportation revolution

The Texas capital will build a 31-station rail system, rapid bus routes, and bike lanes to get more people out of cars.

On Nov 6, 2020
@transportdata shared
RT @RegionalPlan: "If [Biden] wins - NY should send him an initial Build Back Better to-do list with three items on it: build Gateway, fix @NYCHA & green the shoreline." @JDavidsonNYC @Curbed @build_gateway https://t.co/Akfreudctp
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How Joe Biden Can Be the Amtrak President New York Needs

How Joe Biden Can Be the Amtrak President New York Needs

Start with a new Hudson River tunnel and build from there.

On Nov 5, 2020
@SharedUseCntr shared
Learn about the latest #transportation #ElectionDay wins and #sharedmobility news in this week's Mobility Hub. https://t.co/YymYh4vGL9
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Mobility Hub Newsletter: November 5, 2020

Mobility Hub Newsletter: November 5, 2020

Best Regards, Sharon Feigon Executive Director It’s not too late to impact state climate policy How States are Moving the Emissions Needle A webinar and workshop on policy tools …

On Nov 8, 2020
@macilree shared
RT @JulieAnneGenter: My passion about road safety really comes down to the belief that our children have a birth right to be independent and explore their neighbourhoods as they grow. Freedom from traffic. So well put, @hollyrwalker! https://t.co/qFEo5iOGQS
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Reducing traffic volumes in New Zealand needs to become a priority

Reducing traffic volumes in New Zealand needs to become a priority

OPINION: There are many reasons to make reducing traffic volumes in our cities an urgent priority, writes Holly Walker.

On Nov 9, 2020
@StreetsblogUSA shared
"COVID has shown in London what could be possible and that has inspired people to say, 'Actually, I like it when my kids can go safely to the park without being run over.'" -London's Walking & Cycling Commissioner @willnorman Via @StreetsblogNYC https://t.co/JXyHUKip4z
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The Streetsblog Interview: Will Norman

The Streetsblog Interview: Will Norman

A candid conversation with London’s bike and pedestrian mayor about saving our cities, beating community boards and putting health first in our transportation systems.

On Nov 3, 2020
@macilree shared
RT @coughlthom: Had a chat with incoming Transport Minister Michael Wood about the new job. He's not making any changes to the GPS finalised by the previous minister and his stance on the Mt. Vic tunnel is the same. Light rail is very much "wait and see". 1/ https://t.co/4aSKv2qUvH
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Light rail and Mt Victoria tunnel on the agenda for new Transport Minister Michael Wood

Light rail and Mt Victoria tunnel on the agenda for new Transport Minister Michael Wood

Incoming transport minister Michael Wood promises to take his time with light rail, but is open to the idea of building Wellington's extra tunnel ahead of schedule.

On Nov 5, 2020
@StreetsblogUSA shared
California's Prop 22 isn't just an assault on key worker protections for e-taxi drivers. It also amounts to a massive taxpayer handout to the single least sustainable transportation mode on our roads today — and its poised to be replicated in your state. https://t.co/rmSU0fDlwv
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Prop 22 Wins in Massive Handout To Unsustainable Transportation

Prop 22 Wins in Massive Handout To Unsustainable Transportation

The controversial California bill is poised to be replicated across the nation — unless we stop it.