Top news of the week: 22.12.2020.

Automobile, Bus, Rail transport, Commuter rail, Kyoto Protocol, Locomotive

Future Of Mobility

On Dec 17, 2020
@StreetsblogUSA shared
Chicago is covered in rapid transit deserts, despite a long history of residents demanding system expansion. But does it have to be that way? @streetsblogchi explores. https://t.co/QNYOrm8gnw
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What if Chicago actually did have rapid transit everywhere?

What if Chicago actually did have rapid transit everywhere?

It’s not that it would be particularly difficult to make this a reality — we just need the political will.

On Dec 20, 2020
@transportgooru shared
RT @WBG_Transport: A growing number of countries are embracing the idea of zero-emission transport. How can they make the economics work? https://t.co/V66wxqWNsx https://t.co/3aSgbtwA4H
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Transport decarbonization: How do we make the economics work?

Transport decarbonization: How do we make the economics work?

Reducing emissions from transport will be essential in the race against climate change. At a time when the COVID-19 crisis forces many countries to reconsider their investment priorities, ...

On Dec 18, 2020
@FinancialTimes shared
Many businesses see the pressures of net-zero carbon emissions as a distant problem or even an unnecessary expense. But tackling climate change is only possible with their help https://t.co/7pDZZzrord
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The role of business in climate change

The role of business in climate change

The global pursuit of net-zero carbon emissions is a huge undertaking, and only possible with the help of businesses

On Dec 18, 2020
@PaulABarter shared
RT @NUMOalliance: NUMO's @carlosfpardo shares his insights on what positive changes — 📈 🚲ing & 🚶‍♀️ing! — he has experienced amid the COVID-19 crisis & shares his hopes for the future with BBC Worklife ➡️ https://t.co/gswLMoLbCn https://t.co/vHzTjTRnIq
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How the world has an unexpected ‘chance to reset’

How the world has an unexpected ‘chance to reset’

Covid-19 has changed the way we work and live – and, surprisingly, given us a chance to reflect on our lives and find hope for a post-pandemic future.

On Dec 16, 2020
@macilree shared
RT @GreaterAKL: Briefings to the new Transport Minister https://t.co/cXVmPzAaGQ
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Briefings to the new Transport Minister

Briefings to the new Transport Minister

Anytime there’s a new government and/or minister, the associated agencies produce a Briefing to the Incoming Minister (BIM) to help them get up to speed. They also have the advantage of ...

On Dec 16, 2020
@macilree shared
RT @GreaterAKL: Briefings to the new Transport Minister Part 2 https://t.co/ojyEtwNZ9f
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Briefings to the new Transport Minister Part 2

Briefings to the new Transport Minister Part 2

Can run on electrified network, diesel engine, and battery power I think this is the first time we’ve seen them talk publicly about wanting further electrification and looking at …

On Dec 18, 2020
@macilree shared
RT @vburbandesign: Transforming transport for climate is key to reducing emissions in Auckland https://t.co/UjePvMQjlM
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Transforming transport for climate is key to reducing emissions in Auckland

Transforming transport for climate is key to reducing emissions in Auckland

OPINION: A complete shift in policy is needed to transform Tāmaki Makaurau into a healthy, safe, equitable, and low emission city.

On Dec 21, 2020
@transenv shared
In a year of curbed personal mobility, shops closed and business travel disappearing, 2020 also saw a great acceleration in technology. So, what will we remember 2020 for? 🤔 https://t.co/RgowqslRIG
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What we learned in 2020: the year of the great acceleration

What we learned in 2020: the year of the great acceleration

2020 is one for the history books. At no time in recent memory have we had to change our behaviour so much so fast. Personal mobility was curbed in ways previously unimaginable, shops were ...