Top news of the week: 25.02.2020.

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Future Of Mobility

On Feb 21, 2020
@SharedUseCntr shared
A new bill making its way around Georgia wants to remove the requirement that allocates fuel tax funds strictly for work on road projects and allow for any #transportation-related program to benefit, including public #transit. https://t.co/tpGtEmrIg9
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Gas Taxes May Not Be Just For Roads Anymore In Georgia

Gas Taxes May Not Be Just For Roads Anymore In Georgia

The Georgia State Senate may finally let transportation leaders use fuel tax dollars for sustainable transportation — and not just endless infrastructure for cars.

On Feb 21, 2020
@IATA shared
New aircraft technologies incl. #hybrid & #electric - the momentum for research & development is growing stronger. @DLR_en Here's a preview of the opportunities + challenges ahead 👉 https://t.co/hEB4b1i6Em https://t.co/3SlY7BGL7W
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New aircraft technologies: a snapshot of what’s to come

New aircraft technologies: a snapshot of what’s to come

IATA has published the new edition of its Technology Roadmap. It gives a detailed outlook on major aircraft technology which is in the pipeline and how radically new aircraft concepts have ...

On Feb 20, 2020
@drkarenlucas shared
RT @XRebellionUK: "Children living in the poorest countries are facing the brunt of a changing climate, despite having a tiny carbon footprint." Worldwide we are failing to protect children from ecocide & the #ClimateEmergency #ActNow for a better future https://t.co/KHIujMIZCS
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The world is failing to ensure children have a 'liveable planet', report finds

The world is failing to ensure children have a 'liveable planet', report finds

Children with tiny carbon footprint suffer twofold from poor health and effects of the climate crisis

On Feb 24, 2020
@macilree shared
RT @DonaldShoup: Too many new leaps in transportation just entrench the power of cars. Older technologies have yet to be used to their full potential. https://t.co/pdBl9gkbXt via @slate
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The Hyperloop and the Self-Driving Car Are Not the Future of Transportation

The Hyperloop and the Self-Driving Car Are Not the Future of Transportation

Getting people around in new, different ways relies mostly on technologies that we have had for a while.

On Feb 20, 2020
@PaulABarter shared
RT @herrie_sch: Shared Mobility in Africa’s Rapidly Growing Cities - webinar led by Herrie Schalekamp on 25 March 7-8pm CAT https://t.co/DCKCuFQIif via @meetoftheminds
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Shared Mobility in Africa’s Rapidly Growing Cities

Shared Mobility in Africa’s Rapidly Growing Cities

On March 25, 2020, Meeting of the Minds will host a free, live webinar featuring Herrie Schalekamp of the Centre for Transport Studies, University of Cape Town. Legions of …

On Feb 18, 2020
@macilree shared
RT @pv_reynolds: Public transport growth surges past NSW government predictions https://t.co/qkUJUeoGR6
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Public transport growth surges past NSW government predictions

Public transport growth surges past NSW government predictions

Growth on Sydney’s public transport network has hurtled past long term government predictions for 2031.

On Feb 24, 2020
@macilree shared
RT @BrentToderian: The U.S. is the only one of 80+ nations that refused to sign a new declaration on road safety. For extra lunacy, their dissenting statement cited the #climateEmergency, sustainability, “modal shift” etc as reasons to NOT sign. Via ⁦@carltonreid⁩ https://t.co/VTIDQTt3Ii
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U.S. Only Nation To Dissociate From Global Declaration On Preventing Road Deaths

U.S. Only Nation To Dissociate From Global Declaration On Preventing Road Deaths

The U. S. has refused to sign up to a new declaration on road safety.

On Feb 18, 2020
@StreetsblogUSA shared
It shouldn't surprise us that when streets go bus-only, fatalities plummet. But it *should* inspire us to create more of them. @StreetsblogNYC makes the case for more car-free busways — and your city might want to listen up, too. https://t.co/RcTy3NOkw6
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The ‘Busway’ Proves Another Benefit of Car-Free Streets: Safety

The ‘Busway’ Proves Another Benefit of Car-Free Streets: Safety

A quiet Presidents Day reminds us how much safer our city is when there are fewer cars around. The Busway is proof every day.