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Published on July 11th, 2016 | by Zachary Shahan


Bicycling & Transit News (Equitable Bikeshare, High-Speed Rail Ups & Downs, Uber Pay…)

July 11th, 2016 by  

Bicycles, trains, buses — they don’t get enough love. Here’s a rundown of some stories I’m sure you’ve missed, that I think are worth visiting.


  1. Toward An Equitable Bikeshare System
  2. Taking It To The Streets, Portland Style
  3. Washington, D.C. Has New Contraflow Bike Lanes
  4. Blubel Crowdsource Navigation Device For Bicycle Riders (w/Video)
  5. In Cairo, Real Women Ride Bicycles And Motorcycles
  6. Judge Throws Out Key Component of New York’s Vision Zero Policy
  7. America’s Small Towns Have Huge Potential For Bike Transportation

Urban & Regional Planning

  1. NYC Names Director for New Regional Planning Office
  2. 20-Minute Neighborhoods In Detroit
  3. Portland Approves New Comprehensive Plan
  4. Lessons for Urban Planning in 2016—From SimCity 2000


  1. Minnesota High-Speed Rail Passes Preliminary Test
  2. Texans Against High-Speed Rail Begin to Flex Legal Muscle
  3. Seattle’s Secret Rainy Day Bus Stops
  4. D.C. Metro to Layoff 500 Employees


  1. Uber Drivers Earn Less Than You Might Think
  2. Ride Hailing Service For Women, By Women
  3. 10 EU Countries Have Breached National Emission Ceilings Directive Limits Since 2010 Compliance Deadline


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About the Author

Zach is tryin' to help society help itself (and other species). He spends most of his time here on CleanTechnica as its director and chief editor. He's also the president of Important Media and the director/founder of EV Obsession and Solar Love. Zach is recognized globally as an electric vehicle, solar energy, and energy storage expert. He has presented about cleantech at conferences in India, the UAE, Ukraine, Poland, Germany, the Netherlands, the USA, and Canada. Zach has long-term investments in TSLA, FSLR, SPWR, SEDG, & ABB — after years of covering solar and EVs, he simply has a lot of faith in these particular companies and feels like they are good cleantech companies to invest in. But he offers no professional investment advice and would rather not be responsible for you losing money, so don't jump to conclusions.

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