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New federal funding for EVs is a new opportunity to make communities healthier, create jobs and boost equitable access to transportation.
March 22, 2022 by Britta Gross
Urban redesigns inspired by the COVID-19 pandemic and consumer interest in greener commuting options are putting more e-bikes, scooters and the like on the streets.
January 4, 2022 by Antonio Pequeño IV
Some transit agencies are saying, 'This bus is perfectly good — except for all the pollution' and doing something about it.
January 4, 2022 by Henry Pan
A group of activists in the German capital are pushing an ambitious plan to eliminate private vehicles in the city center, an area twice as big as Manhattan.
December 29, 2021 by Patrick Maynard
Collectively, the work of 25 cities in the Climate Challenge will reduce CO2 emissions by 74 million metric tons from 2020 through 2030, compared to business as usual.
December 23, 2021 by Hilary Firestone
Lyft and Uber have committed to going 100 percent electric by 2030 and 2040, respectively, but cities can take steps to ensure they follow through.
December 21, 2021 by Rabi Abinour
Electrifying transportation won’t be about making a grand and mighty 'jump.' Many communities don’t have the resources to pull that off.
November 9, 2021 by Phil Rosen
Servall Electric, a local residential, commercial and industrial contractor that is an early adopter of electric trucks from Workhorse, is helping the city install electric vehicle charging stations.
September 21, 2021 by Laurie Guevara-Stone
The city passed two pieces of legislation that represent an ambitious and important step toward meeting its climate and equity goals.
September 15, 2021 by Zak Accuardi
Cities are adopting climate-friendly transportation policies to encourage people to bike, walk or use public transit instead of driving. But they can't move alone.
September 14, 2021 by Amanda Eaken
The UK city's Ultra Low Emission Zone requires drivers to meet strict vehicle emissions standards or pay a daily charge, encouraging residents and businesses to switch from heavily polluting vehicles to cleaner modes of transport.
July 6, 2021 by Madeleine Galvin
The traditional American road and car mentality remains strong, but the pandemic may have finally made clear that urban public transportation has a vital social and economic role in making cities fairer and more efficient.
June 29, 2021 by John Rennie Short
The city is running a 12-to-18 month pilot program to test 18 electric buses, step one in finding the best vehicle for its full transition to electric buses.
May 11, 2021 by Catherine Kummer
As a fundamental public service, public transit should be conceived as a scalable, resilient and adaptive system, that helps communities where they are.
March 30, 2021 by Shin-pei Tsay
From urban agriculture to an ambitious renewable energy commitment, engagement with community groups and local entrepreneurs has been central to the city's progress.
March 11, 2021 by Chris Castro
These U.S. cities are creating electric vehicle strategies that put low-income neighborhoods and communities at the the forefront of the plan.
March 9, 2021 by Kelly Blynn
Road salt has corrosive effects on our cities, cars and wildlife. Scientists are looking for anti-freeze alternatives from the natural world for a solution.
February 23, 2021 by Monika Bleszynski
And five guiding questions to help urban planners improve upon regions' projects.
November 12, 2020 by Alan Hoffman
We gave scores based on charging accessibility within the city, in 'day-trip' range and close to local airports.
October 27, 2020 by Jimmy Gilman
For too long, bike lanes were made for the the few people prepared to brave speeding cars, with no physical barriers to block them from traffic.
October 13, 2020 by Elizabeth Stampe
The concept, gaining ground in European and China, aims to address both air pollution and gnarly traffic congestion in urban areas.
June 17, 2020 by Katie Fehrenbacher
An industry that formerly planned based on timetables has proven how adaptable it can be. The future must be not just clean and safe, but also data-driven to balance climate, health and equity goals.
May 26, 2020 by Chuck Ray
We need to develop neighborhoods that ensure access to food, healthcare, education and jobs — without relying on personal vehicles.
April 21, 2020 by Ben Holland
Cities — from Wuhan in China to New York in the United States — have been at the front lines of the novel coronavirus crisis and will be in the same position for future crises.
April 15, 2020 by Schuyler Null
In a 'race to the top,' more cities are gaining unprecedented insights toward cleaning up air quality.
February 18, 2020 by Harold Rickenbacker