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Luxembourg Makes All Public Transportation Free, Dec 10 [1]

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Dec 4 Sustainable transport UK: Memory lanes: the ramblers trying to save 10,000 lost footpaths [2]

2018[edit]

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Nov 27 The electric scooter scheme taking over Paris [3]

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One Ecuadorian City Is Converting Its Entire Bus Fleet To Electric By March 2019, Nov 14 [4]

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France: 'I leave the car at home': how free buses are revolutionising one French city, Oct 15 [5]

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Paris: Journée sans voiture: les 4 premiers arrondissements de Paris piétons un dimanche par mois, Sep 17 [6]

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Germany launches world's first hydrogen-powered train, Sep 17 [7]

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Paris Gets Serious About Free Transit, May 16 [8]

1000 Electric Buses To Spearhead Paris Goal Of 100% Zero Emissions Public Transportation, Apr 23 [9]

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In Germany’s Car Capital, the Unthinkable: The Right to Ban Cars, Feb 27 [10]

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Belgium: Brussels to make public transport free on high air pollution days, Feb 26 [11]

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German cities to trial free public transport to cut pollution, Feb 14 [12]

2017[edit]

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France: How This Petite French Town Turned a Stadium Boondoggle Into Free Public Transportation, Oct 25 [13]

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London news: New Economics Foundation calls for ‘Khan’s Cars’ as mutually-owned alternative to Uber, Sep 22 [14]

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Finland: How one city plans to steer residents away from driving, Sep 26 [15]

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Pollution levels in Bolivia plummet on nationwide car-free day, Sep 3 [16]

How BlaBlaCar is Revolutionizing the Way Carpooling Works Around the World, Jul 31 [17]

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India news: India moves into low-carbon mobility fast lane, Jul 31 [18]

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How Barcelona is reducing daily car journeys, Jul 3 [19]

Google’s new driverless car test wants everyday families to be first riders, Apr 25 [20]

When roads are closed, where does the traffic go? Traffic evaporation and Braess's paradox, Mar 28 [21]

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Sustainable transport UK: Scant evidence that road schemes produce economic benefits, but they increase traffic dramatically and damage the countryside, Mar 20 [22]

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Ireland: Over 2,000 back petition for Galway Greenway, Mar 15 [23]

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Barcelona Plans Europe's Largest Car Ban Yet, Mar 7 [24]

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Singapore May Have Designed the World's Best Bus Stop, Mar 1 [25]

European Commission honours Malmö and Brussels as leaders in sustainable mobility, Mar [26]

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China news: China's capital is replacing tens of thousands of taxis with electric cars to fight pollution, Feb 27 [27]

Ethical and user-friendly transportation options, Feb 24 [28]

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France offers €200 subsidy on electric bike purchases, Feb 23 [29]

From Oslo to Paris, these major cities have plans to go car-free, Feb 10 [30]

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Oslo Offers Citizens $1,200 to Buy an E-Bike, Jan 31 [31]

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Texas: Bayou Greenways, Jan 5 [32]

2016[edit]

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New Ridesharing Alternatives Thrive After Uber Leaves Austin, Jul 6 [33]

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CASwiki news articles have a focus on news of community action for sustainability. This article is an offshoot from Sustainable transport activism and is for news and comment in that global or international context.


Comment[edit]

2018

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Sustainable transport UK: The young are falling out of love with their cars. It's an opportunity we musn't waste. Aug 8 [34]

2017

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Sustainable transport UK: Owning a car will soon be a thing of the past, John Harris, Oct 23 [35]

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Sustainable transport USA: 101 ways to improve transportation in your city, Sep 20 [36]

Q&A: LibreTaxi's Roman Pushkin on Why He Made a Free, Open-Source Alternative to Uber and Lyft, Mar 22 [37]

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Sustainable transport UK: The train now standing at Platform 3 is … a Co-op? Mar 16 [38]

2016

So are trams really better than buses? Dec 1 [39]

50 reasons why everyone should want more walkable streets, Aug 24 [40]

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Sustainable transport UK: The People’s Railway: A Cooperative Opportunity? Jun 28 [41]

2015

Towards Decentralized Autonomous Transportation Networks? December 26 [42]

The transformative potential of self-driving electric cars, September 25 [43]

Intelligent Mobility and the Long Walk to Freedom from Cars, August 12 [44]

2014

TheCityFix’s Year in Review: Momentum builds for the open streets movement, December 24 [45]

Caloryville: The Two-Wheeled City, February 14 [46] In China, ‘battery-bikes’ are outselling cars by four-to-one. Pedelec sales are soaring in Europe, too. Is this the start of system-wide phase-shift in transportation?

News sources[edit]

TheCityFix, online resource for learning about the latest in sustainable urban mobility and planning.

See also[edit]


References

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  42. blog.p2pfoundation.net
  43. Vox
  44. Sustainable Cities Collective
  45. TheCityFix
  46. doorsofperception.com


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