Credit: Christine Zenino
Credit: Christine Zenino
  • Melting ice in Greenland will raise sea levels by almost a foot by the end of the century, regardless of what humans do to reduce carbon emissions in the future – which makes all more importantly slowing this increase in the coming decades through sustainable transportation. (CNN)
  • Cities designed for cars don’t just harm the environment and our physical health. They also affect our mental health by cutting people off from their friends. (Voice)
  • Why are automakers building electric vehicles with a range of 300 miles when 95% of trips are less than 30 miles? These huge batteries increase the cost and weight of electric vehicles, making them less affordable and more dangerous. (New York Times)
  • California banning the sale of new gas-powered vehicles will do more to reduce transportation emissions than the new federal climate law. (Mother Jones)
  • Another bill decriminalizing jaywalking has landed on the desk of California Governor Gavin Newsom, who vetoed it last year. (NBC Bay Area)
  • Chicago is using a controversial fundraising tool to raise money for a long-awaited Red Line subway expansion. (Governing)
  • Cleveland officials are expected to approve a Vision Zero plan this week that aims to eliminate road deaths by 2032. (Ordinary Merchant)
  • The Metro Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority is delaying construction of the Summerhill bus rapid transit line as cost estimates rise. (AJC)
  • The first leg of Utah’s first BRT line opened on Monday. (KSL)
  • Bicycling increased 44% in Boston during the Orange Line shutdown. (Herald)
  • Some Colorado riders try to keep e-bikes off mountain trails. (Sun)
  • A Kyiv-based US diplomat was killed on her bicycle in Maryland when a driver spun in front of her. (ABC News)
  • Hundreds of people cycled on Saturday during the Philly Naked Bike Ride. (Billy Penn)

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