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Report: Cities Designed To Shape & Enable New Mobility

May 20th, 2019 | by Rocky Mountain Institute

Urban areas that are designed to shape and enable new mobility — by rethinking streets, parking, and more — can lower emissions, enhance health, and improve equity. Experimentation is key to best realize the potential of new mobility while avoiding negative and unintended consequences. Rocky Mountain Institute’s (RMI’s) recent report, Cities Designed to Shape and Enable New Mobility, describes the concept of MOD Cities — living test sites where local municipal governments, developers, financiers, vehicle manufacturers, mobility service providers, and urban designers and architects actively collaborate to co-innovate at the nexus of urban design, vehicles, and new mobility services. MOD Cities would put people first and be seamlessly integrated with the communities and urban fabric at their edges


5 Cities Reaping The Benefits Of Climate Action

October 8th, 2017 | by Guest Contributor

This year’s Cities100 reveals how more cities are beginning to acknowledge the social, economic, and environmental benefits of climate action and adaptation. By taking climate action, cities can simultaneously future-proof against challenges such as overpopulation, air pollution, and extreme weather events, and save trillions of dollars on, for example, energy and health.


Nissan e-NV200 Undertakes 35-Day European Electrip Showcasing European Electric Corridor

May 11th, 2017 | by Cynthia Shahan

Moving the EV juices around in Europe and tuning a broader audience into the enormous value and irreplaceable quality of driving and riding in electric vehicles is France's Lionel Suissa and his Electrip team — a group of artists promoting electro-mobility. From late spring into early summer, a Nissan e-NV200 will revel in a 35-day European Electrip across 8 countries. Suissa will be leading the 35 day tour that starts in Barcelona and winds up in Norway. The precise purpose is to showcase the European Electric Corridor


10 More Cleantech City Solutions (#21–30)

February 26th, 2017 | by Zachary Shahan

Following up on the first 20 cleantech city solutions that I promoted here and here, below are 10 more cleantech solutions that cities can implement to more quickly propel humanity into a sustainable cleantech future


Barcelona Unveils “Superblocks”

September 5th, 2016 | by Mira Bai Shahan

Originally published on Bikocity. In a new wave of socially and environmentally conscious planning, Barcelona is taking back its streets from [&hellip


Transit & Bicycling News

June 18th, 2016 | by Zachary Shahan

Alongside my climate news, renewable energy news, electric vehicle news, and other green news roundups, here’s a roundup of top bicycling & transit [&hellip


Renewable Cities Highlights

May 25th, 2015 | by Zachary Shahan

As I mentioned yesterday, I think that Renewable Cities was the best conference I’ve ever attended. A huge reason for [&hellip



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