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Future Of Mobility

On May 7, 2020
@greenestcity shared
“We need to come out of this embracing a new normal and with a renewed drive to address the #ClimateEmergency.” We want to hear what Vancouver should learn from other cities during COVID to shape #TheFutureWeWant. Tell us https://t.co/jXKLQPapWx https://t.co/gAJv5jZOc5
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World cannot return to 'business as usual' after Covid-19, say mayors

World cannot return to 'business as usual' after Covid-19, say mayors

City leaders publish ‘statement of principles’ putting climate action at centre of recovery plans

On May 8, 2020
@macilree shared
RT @TransportXtra: Welsh Government calls for pop-up cycling and walking measures https://t.co/lXxUxmgvgl @WelshGovernment https://t.co/WkZyyDQZCe
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Welsh Government calls for pop-up cycling and walking measures

Welsh Government calls for pop-up cycling and walking measures

Local authorities are being invited to transform Wales’ transport system with measures such as temporary cycle lanes, pavement widening and speed restrict

On May 7, 2020
@TIME shared
[email protected]: "Just as America reinvented itself after the Great Depression, this crisis could lead to something better. The age of excessive individualism and competition could come to an end, and we could inaugurate a new age of solidarity and connection" https://t.co/bdNrV670oL
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The Moment to Change the World Is Right Now

The Moment to Change the World Is Right Now

Just as America reinvented itself after the Great Depression, this crisis could lead to something better

On May 8, 2020
@transenv shared
RT @eaTransport: OPINION | 🚗💨 #coronavirus has reduced air pollution but how do we make cleaner air a long-term thing? @transenv suggests the way forward https://t.co/z0YWr2xHdz
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How to keep cities pollution-free after virus lockdowns lift

How to keep cities pollution-free after virus lockdowns lift

As authorities across Europe prepare for a stepwise lift of coronavirus lockdown measures, they are facing a make-or-break moment for urban mobility. Yoann Le Petit details four proven ...

On May 6, 2020
@ERTICO shared
💡Follow-up on last week's discussion about #sustainable transport solutions @AngelaHultberg @mattiasgoldmann 📺Recording of the webinar is available 👇 https://t.co/YbmzUuLnRA #TalkingITS #SharingITS
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ERTICO Academy reveals: Decarbonising transport is a real business opportunity

ERTICO Academy reveals: Decarbonising transport is a real business opportunity

Air pollution potentially plays a role in increasing the death risk from COVID-19. Transport currently accounts for almost a quarter of greenhouse gas emissions worldwide. It becomes ...

On May 10, 2020
@oconnorshane shared
RT @BrooklynSpoke: “Towns and cities based around active travel will have happier and healthier citizens as well as lasting local economic benefits." https://t.co/XI4htmeu3S
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U.K. Government Boosts Bicycling And Walking With Ambitious £2 Billion Post-Pandemic Plan

U.K. Government Boosts Bicycling And Walking With Ambitious £2 Billion Post-Pandemic Plan

U. K. transport secretary Grant Shapps has announced emergency funding to enable local authorities to pay for “pop-up” cycling and walking infrastructure to enable physical distancing ...

On May 10, 2020
@macilree shared
RT @leecraigie_: Major Edinburgh roads set to be shut, have pavements widened or bus lanes added to improve active travel, council announce. More space to move and breathe in our city centres. Yes please. https://t.co/2VWtZU8Ihr
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Major Edinburgh roads set to be shut, have pavements widened or bus lanes added to improve active travel, council announce

Major Edinburgh roads set to be shut, have pavements widened or bus lanes added to improve active travel, council announce

Measures to be brought forward include widening of footpaths on George IV Bridge and the closure of Waverley Bridge.

On May 7, 2020
@ETF_Road shared
⚠️Social dumping, letter-box companies, tax evasion, fraud, inhumane conditions... How do we repair the cracks in the road haulage industry❓ 👉The ETF answers this burning question and lays out concrete recommendations. ⏲️The time for action is NOW!⤵️ https://t.co/Cpn7elqY7c
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How do we repair the cracks in the road haulage industry?

How do we repair the cracks in the road haulage industry?

The ETF lays out a timeline of what went wrong during the 2007-2008 financial crisis and concrete proposals on what Member States and governments should be doing to prevent a repeat that ...