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Future Of Mobility

On May 15, 2020
@PaulABarter shared
RT @DavidZipper: My latest, in @Slate: We're on the cusp of unprecedented mode shift, with urban commuters breaking old transportation habits and forming new ones. Smart policy moves can nudge our travel decisions-- and prevent cities from being overrun with cars. https://t.co/VsyBb0wYFj
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Cities Have a Small Window to Save Themselves From Cars

Cities Have a Small Window to Save Themselves From Cars

Everyone is reconsidering their transportation mode right now. Automobiles don’t have to win.

On May 15, 2020
@transenv shared
RT @GregGtarcher: [email protected] comprehensive package of measures will help avoid gridlock & #toxic air in #London that worsens #coronavirusuk effects. #recovery needs #Londoners to make #sustainable #travel choices - this helps! 👍 https://t.co/reZStC9ZZT @transenv @CleanAirLondon @TfL
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Car-free zones in London as Congestion Charge and ULEZ reinstated

Car-free zones in London as Congestion Charge and ULEZ reinstated

One of the world’s largest car-free zones will be created in central London as Congestion Charge and ULEZ reinstated

On May 15, 2020
@foeeurope shared
RT @corporateeurope: 💼 175 lobbyists 💶 €215+ million spent since 2010 🤝 569 high-level meetings with EU Commission officials since 2014 – almost two per week! This is how @Shell and its lobby groups sell their climate rhetoric. https://t.co/p0f4rk6E9r https://t.co/fdgL7iKjAs
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The future according to Shell

The future according to Shell

We zoom in Shell's promises of becoming a net-zero company by 2050 using the full toolbox of false 'solutions': gas, CCS, carbon markets and ‘natural climate solutions’. With millions spent ...

On May 15, 2020
@StreetsblogUSA shared
COVID-19 won't break New York City — but a shift to car commuting might render the crown jewel of the U.S. transit landscape unrecognizable. That doesn't have to happen — if leaders act now. @Julcuba and @davecolon explore. https://t.co/3TBJGd9CuC
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The Coming Carmaggeddon: Will Our Leaders Solve NYC’s Transportation Problem?

The Coming Carmaggeddon: Will Our Leaders Solve NYC’s Transportation Problem?

When this is all over, will we be a city for cars or a city for people? It’s up to our leaders — who are not leading.

On May 14, 2020
@SPhillipsLuethi shared
RT @shared_mobility: In our latest #Covid19Taskforce article, @AugustinFriedel and @SPhillipsLuethi discuss the current measures being implemented by operators, share data that has been collected from across the world and make predictions for the future. Read here: https://t.co/5kySsh11q9 https://t.co/giHgm32oJJ
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WHAT WILL BECOME OF SHARED MOBILITY? HANDLING COVID-19: LOOKING BACK AND A WAY FORWARD

WHAT WILL BECOME OF SHARED MOBILITY? HANDLING COVID-19: LOOKING BACK AND A WAY FORWARD

We take a look at how Covid-19 is currently affecting mobility service providers around the globe and new strategies that have been implemented by operators

On May 13, 2020
@smartcitiesdive shared
[email protected]_info is seeking an additional $23.8B from Congress. https://t.co/JoIpEsdFKy
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APTA seeks extra $24B to support agencies 'hemorrhaging money'

APTA seeks extra $24B to support agencies 'hemorrhaging money'

The call for funding follows an 86% drop in transit fare revenue over the past month, with Chicago's Transit Authority citing a $1 million loss in fare box revenues per day. 

On May 14, 2020
@drkarenlucas shared
RT @GreenAllianceUK: Lockdown & social distancing measures are changing travel patterns across the UK 🚗🚲 Will people turn away from public transport? Will people carry on cycling more? @DrGregMarsden of @CREDS_UK considers the plausible outcomes for #transport policy. https://t.co/7BonLvAqRV
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Let’s grab the chance while we can to move to healthier travel

Let’s grab the chance while we can to move to healthier travel

This post is by Greg Marsden, professor of transport governance at the University of Leeds and co-Investigator at the Centre for Research into Energy Demand Solutions (CREDS). The original ...

On May 17, 2020
@LSECities shared
#SundayRead: How should we live? #Density in post-pandemic cities Great commentary from @richardsennett on how to "reconcile the safe city with the green city," address urban inequality, and resist authoritarianism post #COVID19. https://t.co/KKLcWQtKjr https://t.co/OWwmHR8PRF
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How should we live? Density in post-pandemic cities

How should we live? Density in post-pandemic cities

Considering the impact of the pandemic on city life, Richard Sennett raises caution about the authoritarian control and social isolation “that might outlast it”, and challenges us to ...