President Biden's plan to build a multi-billion dollar network of charging hubs for electric vehicles is misguided, advocates say, because whether the cars are running on fossil fuels or electricity, our nation cannot drive its way out of the climate crisis.
Dire new IPCC report on climate is a “final warning” to act before it is too late (The Guardian) Could Big Oil be sued for climate deaths, especially since they knowingly lied to the public for years? (E&E News) Instead of climate, CA legislature focuses on quickly passing a bill on gas prices (LA Times) […]
A popular proposal for a federal e-bike credit is back in front of Congress — and this time, supporters have hard proof of concept that it will be the emissions-slashing, congestion-cutting, mode-shifting tool that Americans deserve.
Dire new IPCC report on climate summarized by Earth Negotiations Bulletin Oil profit penalty strategy passes first test (CalMatters, Sacramento Bee) Every Oakland city council member names road safety as a budget priority (Oaklandside) Federal e-bike tax incentive proposal is back (Bicycling) Much more work needs doing to shift from cars (GovTech) The planet can […]
In 2016, urban design expert Mikael Colville-Andersen, founder of the Copenhagenize blog, wrote a great post he shouldn't have had to write in the first place, explaining why center-running bike lanes are dangerous and stupid. Given the recent push to repeat this failed design on Valencia, Streetsblog decided to run it here.