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Future Of Mobility

On Aug 12, 2020
@SharedUseCntr shared
RT @ChicagoFed: How can Chicago’s infrastructure help the city recover from the pandemic, overcome longstanding inequities and support inclusive economic growth? Join the Aug 17 #ProjectHometown virtual forum with @BlairKamin @ChicagoDPD @SharedUseCntr @HomanSquare https://t.co/CEcqWqZyjq https://t.co/On9NaxpntZ
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The Role of Urban Planning, Architecture, and Transportation in Chicago’s Future

The Role of Urban Planning, Architecture, and Transportation in Chicago’s Future

Cox is a former professor at Syracuse University, the University of Virginia, and Harvard University’s Graduate School of Design; a former associate dean for community engagement …

On Aug 14, 2020
@StreetsblogUSA shared
So far, battery technology on electric buses just hasn't had the range necessary to work for many sprawling US cities — at least without stopping mid-route at chargers that agencies can't afford. Could this new energy tech help solve the problem? https://t.co/IYXnA7ZAIa
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To Get More Electric Buses, We Don’t Just Need a Better Battery; We Need a Better Grid

To Get More Electric Buses, We Don’t Just Need a Better Battery; We Need a Better Grid

Electric buses have struggled to gain a foothold in the U.S. because their batteries aren’t strong enough to travel on our sprawling roads. The answer, according to one company: build mini ...

On Aug 14, 2020
@oconnorshane shared
Three technologies FedEx's CIO geeks out on. #TeamFedEx https://t.co/DUDbpo3YZJ
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3 technologies FedEx's CIO geeks out on

3 technologies FedEx's CIO geeks out on

"The hardest thing that we've done is try to marshal forward into the modern, dominant design of technology," said FedEx Corp. CIO Rob Carter, speaking on the Inspired Execution podcast. 

On Aug 13, 2020
@SharedUseCntr shared
This week's Mobility Hub is here with the latest #sharedmobility news, 3 new Learning Center case studies, a virtual forum, and RFI/RFPs. https://t.co/hPFECWTGXm
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Mobility Hub Newsletter: August 13, 2020

Mobility Hub Newsletter: August 13, 2020

SUMC News and Announcements New on the SUMC Learning Center: Transit Food Delivery Programs A crisis often shows the ingenuity of humanity at the same time it brings us together …

On Aug 14, 2020
@StreetsblogUSA shared
"By eliminating car parking and narrowing automobile lanes, we can create the space necessary to accommodate lightweight, human-sized micromobility vehicles...[But] prioritizing the Third Lane does more than just improve mobility." [email protected] explores. https://t.co/QyoYNBAMSJ
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Op-Ed: It’s Time to Prioritize the Third Lane

Op-Ed: It’s Time to Prioritize the Third Lane

“By eliminating car parking and narrowing automobile lanes we can create the space necessary to accommodate lightweight, human sized micromobility vehicles such as electric scooters.”

On Aug 13, 2020
@BombardierRail shared
The mobility industry is well prepared for the future. Learn more about what Marco Michel, President of the CEI Region (a.i.), had to say about working towards a greener future for transportation. https://t.co/zmwrouNEZP #verkehrswende #greenmobility #BombardierBewegtDeutschland https://t.co/GvTz2xJH1e
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Trains of the future

Trains of the future

It is a special pleasure for me to share my thoughts and ideas with you today in my new interim role as President of the region CEI (Central & Eastern Europe and Israel). Our challenges The ...

On Aug 13, 2020
@StreetsblogUSA shared
If Kamala Harris' track record is any indication, she could be the first VP to truly understand the devastating impact that America’s bad planning policies have on the environment and our communities— particularly communities of color. Via @StreetsblogCal. https://t.co/gnY9LAyPyc
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As California AG, Kamala Harris Took a Political Risk to Fight Climate Change

As California AG, Kamala Harris Took a Political Risk to Fight Climate Change

When much of the establishment was praising a flawed Long Range Plan for San Diego, Harris joined local enviros to take SANDAG to court

On Aug 13, 2020
@macilree shared
RT @RichardWellings: The government must stop the outdated gravy train that is High Speed 2: https://t.co/Wzvp28wsIi #HS2
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SCRAP HS2! Covid has changed game HS2 now looks like £100 BILLON relic

SCRAP HS2! Covid has changed game HS2 now looks like £100 BILLON relic

The longer Covid is with us without a vaccine, the bigger and more structural the changes will be to how we live our lives.