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Making Travel More Environmentally Friendly, Curated by Linda Poon

The transportation sector accounts for over 20% of global carbon emissions, making it a major driver of climate change. Cities across the globe are rethinking how people move, and making progress in weaning urbanites off cars with various policy and infrastructure changes — from pivoting to electric cars and building bike highways to boosting public transit. These articles explain why a transformation to greener travel is necessary, the innovation around it and why it remains an uphill battle.

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    Can Milan Become Europe’s Most Bike-Friendly City?
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    Can Milan Become Europe’s Most Bike-Friendly City?

    Within 15 years, Milan should have one of the most comprehensive networks of protected bicycle lanes in all of Europe. When complete in 2035, the …

    The death of the gas station
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    The death of the gas station

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    Vox - Rebecca Heilweil

    As EVs hit the road, gas stations will have to adapt or risk going out of business. Slowly but surely, electric cars and trucks are taking over American highways. The White House aims for half of new vehicles sold in the US to be EVs by 2030, and auto giants like GM and Volvo want to go all-electric …

    Who Killed the Electric Mail Truck?
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    Who Killed the Electric Mail Truck?

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    VICE - Aaron Gordon

    Mail trucks, which mostly drive short and predictable routes, are perfect candidates for leading the electrification revolution. But the USPS, as an institution, is not. A year ago, the USPS announced it was buying between 50,000 and 165,000 new delivery trucks over the next decade from Oshkosh …

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    About the Author

    Linda Poon is a writer for CityLab in Washington, D.C., focused on climate change and urban life. She also writes the CityLab Daily newsletter.

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    Linda Poon - Bloomberg

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    Linda Poon Linda Poon is a writer for CityLab in Washington, D.C., focused on climate change and urban life. She also writes the CityLab Daily …

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