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Urban & Rural People In The US Need A Grand Compromise On Cars & EV Infrastructure

July 29th, 2019 | by Jennifer Sensiba

As I’ve watched the growth of US EV fast charging infrastructure accelerate over the last year or so, I’ve noticed a pattern. Stations almost always get built either in places with high population density or to connect those areas. The needs of people living in small cities and rural areas are usually an afterthought along the interstates, and not a thought at all in other areas. There are often legitimate economic and cultural reasons behind this, but giving urban people more and more infrastructure presents a contradiction


London ULEZ — Ultra Low Emission Zone

May 11th, 2019 | by Andy Miles

This article is about the London ULEZ (or Ultra Low Emission Zone) and the Congestion Charging Zone. Both are reducing traffic and pollution in London


Cities Should Embrace Electric Bikes

December 12th, 2018 | by Michael Barnard

Electric bikes make everyone healthier. They reduce the societal subsidy for driving cars. They increase productivity. They increase the economy. They reduce greenhouse gas emissions. Cities should embrace them


City Of Aspen, Colorado, Tries Transportation Alternatives

October 6th, 2018 | by Jake Richardson

In order to reduce congestion, the city of Aspen, Colorado, is employing a city mobility lab to study traffic patterns and trial an app called Miles to encourage less driving. The goal is to try to decrease the number of cars coming into the town each day by 800. The mobility lab is named Shift, and Ashley Perl, the lab's project director, answered some questions for CleanTechnica


More High-Speed Trains for Britain

January 11th, 2012 | by Charis Michelsen

A comprehensive network of clean, quick, and punctual trains is a wonderful thing. It also seems to be somewhat rare, but Britain is making a massive step forward in that respect. The HS2 high speed rail scheme is meant to improve on the infrastructure of Britain’s rail network, connecting London to Birmingham, Manchester, and Leeds and



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