Monday, March 4, 2024

Will EPA’s proposed emissions rule go up in smoke?

Photo from Transportation & Environment The EPA’s proposed tailpipe regulations could reduce carbon emissions across all types of vehicles over the coming decades. While reducing...

How Minnesota set a national example in climate legislation

Flickr photo by Larry Syverson Minnesota made waves last week by passing a landmark transportation spending bill that will fund transit expansions and passenger rail...

Greener Fleets: How federal dollars can supply the demand for clean transit

Image source: Proterra The Low and No Emission Vehicles (Low No) program saw a big increase in funding in America’s historic infrastructure law, but an...

Is the federal government squandering clean transit funds?

A new report shows splitting clean transit funds between zero-emission vs. low-emission is holding U.S. transit agencies back from cleaning up the bus fleet. WASHINGTON—A...

Electric carshare program kills many birds with one stone

As the Biden administration invests in transportation electrification, the Twin Cities’ electric carshare program serves as a model for supporting the electric vehicle transition...

No time to lose: Federal rule ready to boost awareness of transportation emissions

Comments close tomorrow 10/13 on a greenhouse gas emissions rule that could reestablish sunlight and accountability for transportation’s impact on climate change. Here’s what’s...

Four ways states and the Biden administration can curb transportation pollution

Last month, the US Department of Transportation (USDOT) proposed a new rule that will require states to measure and set goals for reducing greenhouse gas...

When gas prices rise, choice matters

High gas prices put pressure on many Americans’ finances. Unfortunately, the cost of gas depends on a variety of factors, and there’s no silver...

The infrastructure law is not climate legislation, but states could make it green

On Jan. 10, 2015, Dock Street in Annapolis, MD flooded after receiving over three quarters of an inch of rain in 24 hours. Flickr...

Transit adaptability during the COVID-19 pandemic

Transit agencies across the United States have struggled with decreased ridership, safety hazards, and low morale as a consequence of the COVID-19 pandemic. Yet...

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What Digitalization Means for Transport

Digital technology is especially valuable for informal public transport, the unregulated or semi-regulated services that carry so much travel in many of the world’s...

What Digitalization Means for Public Transport

Digital technology is especially valuable for informal public transport, the unregulated or semi-regulated services that carry so much travel in many of the world’s...

What Digitalization Means for Public Transport

Digital technology is especially valuable for informal public transport, the unregulated or semi-regulated services that carry so much travel in many of the world’s...

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...