The Lancet Countdown on Health and Climate Change 2017 report looks behind the numbers on planetary carbon footprint, with a special focus on how the burning of fossil fuels affects human health.
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Over the last decade, complete streets have been firmly established with urban planners, biking, transit and health advocates as a central tenet to improved access and safety on roads largely built for the convenience of cars.
With transit holding steady and cycling surging, cities find themselves in an interesting position. They’d like to encourage more of this kind of “mode shift”—but how? Inevitably, the stickiest of all wickets is parking. Cities large and small are being advised to place parking within a larger conversation. Like Cleveland’s University Circle district, which conducted a detailed parking study in coordination...
NOACA, the region’s transportation, air and water quality planner, had an honest question for the state’s Department of Transportation which submitted a $15 million request for the Opportunity Corridor road addition last week. How does ODOT expect NOACA to pay for the project? As the third and final phase of the $330 million connector between I-490 and University Circle—the ($293 million)...
We take a second look at a national opinion poll conducted in 2014 by the Transit Center. It is helpful in understanding “mode choice” or what influences someone to drive versus taking an alternative, in this case, public transit. The 11,820 respondents divulged how much their age, income, address, upbringing, etc. are influencing their choices.
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- This, folks, is what they call a game changer. #climatechange #Adaptation https://t.co/i20BwIIGSv
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