Sustainable transport news 2014 - 2017

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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.


2017[edit | edit source]

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How This Petite French Town Turned a Stadium Boondoggle Into Free Public Transportation, Oct 25 [1]

Owning a car will soon be a thing of the past, John Harris, Oct 23 [2] ...Sustainable transport UK news

New Economics Foundation calls for ‘Khan’s Cars’ as mutually-owned alternative to Uber, Sep 22 [3] ...London news

How one city plans to steer residents away from driving, Sep 26 [4] ...Finland

101 ways to improve transportation in your city, Sep 20 [5] ...Sustainable transport USA

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Pollution levels in Bolivia plummet on nationwide car-free day, Sep 3 [6]

How BlaBlaCar is Revolutionizing the Way Carpooling Works Around the World, Jul 31 [7]

India moves into low-carbon mobility fast lane, Jul 31 [8]

How Barcelona is reducing daily car journeys, Jul 3 [9]

Google’s new driverless car test wants everyday families to be first riders, Apr 25 [10] Video on youtube.com

When roads are closed, where does the traffic go? Traffic evaporation and Braess's paradox, Mar 28 [11]

Q&A: LibreTaxi's Roman Pushkin on Why He Made a Free, Open-Source Alternative to Uber and Lyft, Mar 22 [12]

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Scant evidence that road schemes produce economic benefits, but they increase traffic dramatically and damage the countryside, Mar 20 [13] ...Sustainable transport UK news

The train now standing at Platform 3 is … a Co-op? Mar 16 [14] ...Sustainable transport UK news

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

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Barcelona Plans Europe's Largest Car Ban Yet, Mar 7 [16]

Singapore May Have Designed the World's Best Bus Stop, Mar 1 [17]

European Commission honours Malmö and Brussels as leaders in sustainable mobility, Mar [18]

China's capital is replacing tens of thousands of taxis with electric cars to fight pollution, Feb 27 [19]

Ethical and user-friendly transportation options, Feb 24 [20]

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France offers €200 subsidy on electric bike purchases, Feb 23 [21]

From Oslo to Paris, these major cities have plans to go car-free, Feb 10 [22]

Oslo Offers Citizens $1,200 to Buy an E-Bike, Jan 31 [23]

Bayou Greenways, Jan 5 [24] ...Texas

2016[edit | edit source]

So are trams really better than buses? Dec 1 [25]

50 reasons why everyone should want more walkable streets, Aug 24 [26]

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New Ridesharing Alternatives Thrive After Uber Leaves Austin, Jul 6 [27]

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

2015[edit | edit source]

Towards Decentralized Autonomous Transportation Networks? December 26 [29]

The transformative potential of self-driving electric cars, September 25 [30]

Intelligent Mobility and the Long Walk to Freedom from Cars, August 12 [31]

2014[edit | edit source]

TheCityFix’s Year in Review: Momentum builds for the open streets movement, December 24 [32]

Caloryville: The Two-Wheeled City, February 14 [33] 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?

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