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Expanding transit options boosts transportation sustainability

Expanding transit options boosts transportation sustainability | Transportation | Scoop.it
Earth Day offers all of us an opportunity to consider how the decisions we make today affect not only the quality of our air, land, and water, but also our quality of life.
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5 signs America is falling in love with public transit - CNN.com

5 signs America is falling in love with public transit - CNN.com | Transportation | Scoop.it
You could call it a budding romance with the possibility of a strong, long-lasting relationship. More Americans are riding public transportation.
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Proposed Helmet Law Draws Protest From Biking Advocates

Proposed Helmet Law Draws Protest From Biking Advocates | Transportation | Scoop.it
Sen. Carol Liu proposed Senate Bill 192 in February, a bill that mandates all riders wear headgear and reflective clothing at night. SB192 extends another law that has been in effect for more than 20 years...
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Biking or walking may be the secret to a happier life

Biking or walking may be the secret to a happier life | Transportation | Scoop.it
A UK study finds that people who switch from driving to walking or cycling have better moods than other commuters.
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Visualize the Solution: How to Represent the Benefits of Tolling | IBTTA | International Bridge, Tunnel and Turnpike Association

Visualize the Solution: How to Represent the Benefits of Tolling | IBTTA | International Bridge, Tunnel and Turnpike Association | Transportation | Scoop.it
A couple of excellent visualizations on the Washington Post’s Wonkblog earlier this month got me wondering: How would you use maps to represent the benefits of tolling?
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What The City of the Future Looks Like Today

What The City of the Future Looks Like Today | Transportation | Scoop.it
This year really heralds the fourth evolution of the Internet: the Internet of Everything (IoE).
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Mobility-as-a-service: Turning transportation into a software industry

Mobility-as-a-service: Turning transportation into a software industry | Transportation | Scoop.it
Soon, we will not own our cars anymore and will instead use mobility services to go where we need to go. Most urban parking spaces will disappear, and concerns over CO2 emissions from cars will be ...

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Catherine Kargas's curator insight, December 13, 2014 10:27 PM

nice piece explaining why mobility as a service is where we're headed. Public transit has the opportunity to reposition itself - potentially making it profitable in areas where it has been unprofitable for decades.

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Tweet from @ChickenSoupSoul

Tweet from @ChickenSoupSoul | Transportation | Scoop.it
RT @ChickenSoupSoul: “The road to success is dotted with many tempting parking places.” ~ Author Unknown http://t.co/EHCUSA1ODV
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7 Big Ways Cities Have Transformed Themselves for Bikes

7 Big Ways Cities Have Transformed Themselves for Bikes | Transportation | Scoop.it
The number of bikes in our cities is increasing, and with that increase we're also seeing some major changes in the way cities are designed. Engineers are giving bikes their own bridges, tunnels, overpasses, even escalators!
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Cheap Electric Bicycles Under $1,000

Cheap Electric Bicycles Under $1,000 | Transportation | Scoop.it
// // Cheap electric bicycles to the rescue! Safe to say cars are the standard commuting resource. Sadly, in modern times costs driving the internal (Need an e-bike for the Summer?
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Commentary: Benefits Of Transportation Sale Tax Increase Are Worth The Cost - St. Louis Public Radio

Commentary: Benefits Of Transportation Sale Tax Increase Are Worth The Cost - St. Louis Public Radio | Transportation | Scoop.it
Commentary: Benefits Of Transportation Sale Tax Increase Are Worth The Cost
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I want to speak to city voters and to our friends. The rest of you should take this opportunity to check the Cardinals score.
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Smart Cities Market Size: Global, Analysis, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast ... - IT Business Net

Smart Cities Market Size: Global, Analysis, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast ... - IT Business Net | Transportation | Scoop.it
Smart Cities Market Size: Global, Analysis, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast ...
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Bike sharing goes global

Bike sharing goes global | Transportation | Scoop.it
More than 500 cities in 49 countries now boast bikeshares. It's the fastest-growing mode of transport in history.

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Infographic: U.S. DOT Promotes the Health Benefits of Active Transportation | Streetsblog USA

Infographic: U.S. DOT Promotes the Health Benefits of Active Transportation | Streetsblog USA | Transportation | Scoop.it
@USDOT Promotes the Health Benefits of Active Transportation http://t.co/sEYDb2ynm7 http://t.co/4xnb1qqngI
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Auto Sales in China Edge Down in February | Transportation content from IndustryWeek

Auto Sales in China Edge Down in February | Transportation content from IndustryWeek | Transportation | Scoop.it
China's Lunar New Year holiday meant fewer work days in February, though the traditional festival is typically a peak period for retail sales.
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Singaporeans don't use the word smart, they talk about livable cities: NIUA Director

Singaporeans don't use the word smart, they talk about livable cities: NIUA Director | Transportation | Scoop.it
In a conversation with Business Today, Jagan Shah, Director, National Institute of Urban Affairs, discusses the progress and benefits of building smart cities in India.
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Connected Cars will Boost Podcasts Popularity

Podcasts and connected cars will become very popular in 2015.
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Intelligent transport systems: ending the gridlock

Intelligent transport systems: ending the gridlock | Transportation | Scoop.it
For cities to remain the engines of economic growth, there has to be a technological revolution in the way their transport works

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Catherine Kargas's curator insight, December 13, 2014 10:06 PM

SEAMless mobility model: sustainable transportation systems for urban areas. Seamlessly connecting various modes of transportation and providing this in a clear and meaningful way, through technology, to customers is going to make mobility in cities better, make cities more livable.

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Tweet from @jefflonglive

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Out here riding the @Pacers #bikeshare on the canal w/ my bestie @ellie__gaga. #317 #Indianapolis #Downtown http://t.co/ywe2IKECwx
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How Bike-Friendly Streets Help Denmark Combat Inequality - Streetsblog Capitol Hill (blog)

How Bike-Friendly Streets Help Denmark Combat Inequality - Streetsblog Capitol Hill (blog) | Transportation | Scoop.it
How Bike-Friendly Streets Help Denmark Combat Inequality
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Though Danes bike more, they don't walk less or ride transit less. Danes at almost every income level do both of those things more than their American peers.
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Biking and hiking for health - Packet Online

Biking and hiking for health - Packet Online | Transportation | Scoop.it
Biking and hiking for health
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If the influx of cyclists on the road has got you reliving the joy of riding your bike as a child, you may be interested in pursuing it this summer.
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In A Few Years, One Out Of Every Four Cars On Roads Globally Will Be Connected To The Internet

In A Few Years, One Out Of Every Four Cars On Roads Globally Will Be Connected To The Internet | Transportation | Scoop.it
Cars are becoming an important battleground for the big mobile operators, and tech companies big and small.
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How the World will Benefit from Connected Cars

How the World will Benefit from Connected Cars | Transportation | Scoop.it
Connected cars are more important than you might think. Sure, right now your daily runabout might not be a connected car. But your next car will be... (Connected cars are more important to the world than you might initially think...
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A stock picker puts his excitement on display!

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Biking vs. Running: Which is the Better Workout? - Wicked Local Walpole

Biking vs. Running: Which is the Better Workout? - Wicked Local Walpole | Transportation | Scoop.it
Biking vs. Running: Which is the Better Workout?
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Without a doubt, both running and cycling are great heart-pumping, calorie-scorching workouts.
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