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EVs in a Time of COVID

July 4th, 2020 | by Joe Wachunas

As mobility changes drastically in this brave, new, COVID-impacted world, there are increasing signs that electric transportation can pivot us towards a better future


New York City Is Getting 20 Miles Of Bus Lanes & Car-Free Busways

July 2nd, 2020 | by Johnna Crider

There is a new plan in New York City that centers around buses. The city will be providing 20 miles of bus lanes and car-free busways. Mayor de Blasio said that implementation of the plan across the city is already starting. He will also make the successful 14th Street busway permanent. Originally, the plan was for 60 miles of bus lanes and busways, but this is a start


Is Your City Really Serious About Road Safety? Look For These 3 Things

May 12th, 2019 | by World Resources Institute

Thirty-six people died in traffic crashes in Washington, D.C., last year, a 20% increase from 2017. Eight people, six of whom were walking or biking, have already been killed this year, prompting a major public rally just two weeks ago. Residents are angry that the city isn’t succeeding in curbing road deaths, despite the fact that Mayor Muriel Bowser committed to end traffic fatalities entirely by


Bicycle- & Pedestrian-Inclusive Infrastructure Projects Create 46% More Jobs Per Dollar Than Road-Only Projects

December 27th, 2016 | by James Ayre

Owing to the recent election of Donald Trump as the President of the United States of America, and some of the comments that he's made to date about infrastructure spending and job creation, the folks over at Bike League recently reposted an old article of theirs discussing the fact that infrastructure projects that incorporate bicycle and pedestrian elements create more jobs than road-only projects. A lot more



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