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Bumper-to-bumper traffic jams the I-25 corridor in Denver, Colorado. Photo by Dennis Schroeder, NREL.

The Economist Is Wrong to Claim Car-Addicted US Cities Are More Accessible Than Europe’s, Here’s…

“In praise of America’s car addiction – How vehicle-dependence makes the country fairer and more efficient” was a headline in The Economist last November. The opposite is true. Findings, cited by The Economist, as well as from other studies, show the contrary. The Economist concluded that American cities-centres are more accessible than Europe’s. However, … [continued]

Pedestrian/Bicycle Path by Cynthia Shahan | CleanTechnica

Walkable Neighborhoods & Public Transit Are Part Of The Clean Energy Transition

By expanding renewable power, phasing out fossil fuels, electrifying as much of the economy as possible, and deploying other technologies, the U.S. can achieve its climate goals by 2050 — and a new report from UCS shows how. Transportation is the largest contributor to US global warming emissions, and we have … [continued]