Today’s Headlines

  • Car-free transportation gets a boost from RAISE grants (CityLab)
  • How growing inequity threatens sustainability (GreenBiz)
  • Climate refugees are not a foreign element (Politico)
  • Knowing their pollution is killing people doesn’t mean they have to do anything about it (ProPublica)
  • Caltrain’s new electric trainsets get a test ride… in Colorado (Mass Transit)
  • Berkeley ends its lackadaisical “Healthy Streets” program (Daily Californian)
  • Transportation infrastructure is already feeling climate change, and most state DOTs are moving too slow on it (Washington Post)
  • Yes, demand will stress the power grid. But climate change is a bigger threat (NPR)
  • Tripling bike use in London (and elsewhere) would save lives, create jobs, bring huge economic dividends (Forbes)
  • Report: All these new bicyclists are here to stay (SmartCitiesDive)
  • The roadway expansion paradox: People “demand” roads but won’t pay for them (Planetizen)

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