Top news of the week: 14.04.2020.

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Future Of Mobility

On Apr 8, 2020
@PaulABarter shared
RT @BrentToderian: Build a network of “Quiet Streets:” “We should use this time when traffic is light to work on safer, quieter, & more pleasant streets for pedestrians & cyclists now & in the future.” @jmassengale in @StreetsblogNYC: #COVIDー19 #PhysicalDistancing https://t.co/wDTNi9OuhC
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Op-Ed: Let’s Build a Network of ‘Quiet Streets’

Op-Ed: Let’s Build a Network of ‘Quiet Streets’

COVID19 demonstrates the need for more space for people — like this gorgeous rendering above.

On Apr 7, 2020
@UNRSC shared
RT @etiennekrug: the #COVID19 outbreak should be an opportunity to rethink our transportation to make it “more resilient, seamless and work for everyone including our planet”. https://t.co/YT9zIZhop0 #RoadSafety #Mobility #VisionZero
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Is The Coronavirus The Transportation Industry’s Opportunity?

Is The Coronavirus The Transportation Industry’s Opportunity?

The COVID-19 pandemic has suddenly thrown our transportation systems into worst-case scenarios and un-chartered territory. It also offers us a unique once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to ...

On Apr 10, 2020
@PaulABarter shared
RT @colinkhughes: As a student 12 yrs ago, I wrote a “History of the Bicycle in the American City" finding that #cycling surged during crises: the Depression, WWII, gas crisis. #Covid crisis will also demand more of the most efficient #mobility tech in history: the bicycle. https://t.co/ay1c8bKTFU
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A History of the Bicycle in the American City

A History of the Bicycle in the American City

Term Paper for History of the City, 2007

On Apr 12, 2020
@SharedUseCntr shared
In a new joint venture, @Toyota and Chinese battery maker @BYDCompany are partnering up to launch a new #electric vehicle company to reach more #EV consumers in China. https://t.co/BymscsotvE
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Toyota launches new electric car company with BYD

Toyota launches new electric car company with BYD

Toyota and BYD are launching today a new electric car company with the goal of “developing BEVs that appeal to customers.” The world’s biggest and most valuable automaker has been the ...

On Apr 9, 2020
@oconnorshane shared
RT @irfgtkp: 2 weeks left (23 April) until the IRF online workshop “Unleashing road infrastructure potential for Cooperative, Connected and Automated Mobility (CCAM)”. Check out the speaker lineup and do not forget to register! 👉🏻 https://t.co/xTtq3mhFFl https://t.co/ei3SntARc0
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IRF Online Workshop on “Unleashing road infrastructure potential for Cooperative, Connected and Automated Mobility (CCAM)”

IRF Online Workshop on “Unleashing road infrastructure potential for Cooperative, Connected and Automated Mobility (CCAM)”

This workshop will take place online through GoToMeeting and is organized by the International Road Federation (IRF) – Geneva

On Apr 8, 2020
@humantransit shared
Crowding is not the same as density. Good piece by @BrentToderian https://t.co/69B2oGCDfd
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Op-Ed: Dear Gov. Cuomo, The Problem Is Crowding, Not ‘Density’!

Op-Ed: Dear Gov. Cuomo, The Problem Is Crowding, Not ‘Density’!

The coronavirus crisis show why New York’s leader must move forcefully to create more space for people, a prominent urbanist argues.

On Apr 7, 2020
@foeeurope shared
RT @foeeurope: Our new blog: Choices lie ahead for how we build back our broken economies after the #Coronavirus crisis. Let's build back more resilient, equal, greener, and more caring economies https://t.co/YlaGjym1Xz #COVID19
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Coronavirus: Choices lie ahead for how we build back our broken economies

Coronavirus: Choices lie ahead for how we build back our broken economies

By Jagoda Munic, director, Friends of the Earth Europe Open any news site right now, and it is hard not to feel completely overwhelmed. With the majority of the world’s population in an ...

On Apr 8, 2020
@greenestcity shared
RT @NatObserver: "Governments should aim stimulus at the economy they want: one with less pollution and more resilience. Investing in people and projects that advance the clean energy transition is how we build a resilient economy." #COVID19 https://t.co/jN3RwndH5v
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Let’s come out of Covid 19 with a new economy

Let’s come out of Covid 19 with a new economy

Canada’s traditionally strong oil and gas sector will never return to its halcyon boom days of the early 2000s. We need to rebuild the economy we want: a cleaner, resilient one.