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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


Los Angeles’ Zero Emissions Roadmap To 2028

November 26th, 2019 | by Susanna Schick

Los Angeles. 2028. The Summer Olympics return for their third trip. The Olympic Committee has fulfilled their promise to only use recycled materials. An easy promise in a city with so much existing Olympic Infrastructure. But will the Olympians be able to breathe? Will Los Angeles, America’s manufacturing hub, be forced to shut down factories (and the ports!) for weeks preceding the Olympics in order to ensure adequately clean air? Or will this not be enough? Will all Olympic events be held indoors? Will Olympians compete wearing filtration masks and oxygen tanks


Urban Transformations: In Medellín, Metrocable Connects People In More Ways Than One

April 7th, 2019 | by World Resources Institute

Medellín, Colombia used to be the murder capital of the world. With the explosion of the global drug trade in the 1980s, crime burgeoned, plunging the city into a state of lawlessness. Slum communities, stacked up along the perilous slopes of the surrounding Aburrá Valley, were on the front lines of the violence and mayhem.But today, Medellín is transformed


Chicago 2030: Green Or Ashen?

January 4th, 2015 | by Sponsored Content

Editor’s Note: This article is one submission in a live Masdar blogging contest (find out the entry requirements here). Very simply, the focus of the contest [&hellip



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