Thursday, May 30, 2024

There’s a climate cost to America’s freeways, and it’s not paid equally.

The environmental impacts of the Interstate Highway System continue to harm communities of color through health hazards, pollution, and displacement. Flickr photo The sprawling roadway network...

2024 is a Historic Election Year and the Climate Crisis is on Everyone’s Ballot

This is poised to be a world-changing year. For countries across the globe, 2024 will be a turning point in terms of politics, with...

2024 is a Historic Election Year and the Climate Crisis is on Everyone’s Ballot

This is poised to be a world-changing year. For countries across the globe, 2024 will be a turning point in terms of politics, with...

India Needs More Compact, Electrified Cities to Meet Climate Goals

Cities worldwide have two strategies available to decarbonize their transport sectors, but neither alone will be sufficient to address the impacts of climate change....

India Needs More Compact, Electrified Cities to Meet Climate Goals

Cities worldwide have two strategies available to decarbonize their transport sectors, but neither alone will be sufficient to address the impacts of climate change....

Why This Is Our Year of the Bus

In recent years, many cities have begun to invest more in improving the quality of public transport, including both physical and operational innovations. However,...

Why This Is Our Year of the Bus

In recent years, many cities have begun to invest more in improving the quality of public transport, including both physical and operational innovations. However,...

Demand a greener future for transportation. Tell your senator to support the GREEN Streets...

New legislation introduced by Senator Markey, the GREEN Streets Act, seeks to establish goals for emissions reduction and resilience in our transportation system, marking...

The IIJA is a climate time bomb. Will states defuse it?

Despite the transportation sector being the biggest emitter of U.S. greenhouse gasses, our AI-powered analysis of over 57,000 infrastructure law-funded state projects shows that...

Cutting Urban Emissions with Policies that Promote Alternatives to Driving

Decreasing the number of miles traveled by cars and trucks is one of the most impactful measures considered in a recent ICCT study of...

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Are We Falling Short On Our Global Road Safety Goals?

According to the World Health Organization (WHO), global road deaths average over 3,200 per day, with road traffic crashes remaining the leading killer of...

What happened to U.S. passenger rail?

Almost a century ago, the railroads were the economic engine of the country, spurring the transportation of both goods and people over long distances....

Does your community have too much parking? Here’s how to find out.

Many communities are either “overparked” (meaning they have too much parking) or are inefficiently allocating their existing parking resources. By understanding how communities’ parking...

Rays of hope: National City, CA’s Community Connectors story

After many decades of being divided by highways, community members in National City, CA are building capacity to reconnect their community in a project...