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Chicago Transit Authority Green Line Train at 35th-Bronzeville-IIT

Chicago Updating its Climate Action Plan for 2022

Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot on Earth Day announced the forthcoming release of a new plan to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and prepare communities for the effects of climate change.

April 28, 2022 - Streetsblog Chicago

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California Issues Electrification Plan

To comply with the federal goal of eliminating new gas-powered vehicle sales by 2035, California plans to increase zero-emissions vehicle sales to 35 percent by 2026.

April 18, 2022 - The New York Times

Gas Stations

California City the First to Ban New Gas Stations

With the state mandating a switch to electric vehicles by 2035, Petaluma is aligning its land use regulations with its climate goals.

March 3, 2021 - The Press Democrat

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Los Angeles Aims for Zero-Emission Transportation

The region hopes to achieve widespread electrification of transportation ahead of the 2028 Olympics.

September 17, 2018 - Fast Company

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Electrifying Maritime Transport – San Francisco Bay to Show the Way

While battery-power doesn't appear practical, electricity from fuel cells does. The nation's first fuel cell-powered ferry will be operating in San Francisco Bay next year thanks in part to a $3 million grant from the California Air Resources Board.

July 2, 2018 - East Bay Times

The Hydrogen-Powered Train: Coming Soon to Germany

The Coradia iLint debuted at a trade show in August, but already buyers are ready to add the hydrogen-powered train to their rolling stock.

November 23, 2016 - Independent (UK)

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The Non-Environmental Reasons for a Massive Switch to Electric Cars

There are several practical reasons people will soon be switching to plugin electrical vehicles. Judging from past examples, the shift in consumer preference will be swift and decisive, catching car manufacturers by surprise.

June 4, 2016 - UrbDeZine

Neighborhood Electric Vehicle

Mainstreaming the Golf Cart

Seniors are on the cutting edge of a movement to make Neighborhood Electric Vehicles (NEVs), otherwise known as golf carts, a viable form of everyday transportation.

October 12, 2015 - The Atlantic

Somerville, MA City Hall

Somerville Reaches for Carbon Neutrality by 2050

The city has launched a program of collaboration with the green tech industry.

August 6, 2015 - Governing

Taking the 'Mass' Out of Mass Transit

Is the isolation of personal rapid transit truly viable for mass transit?

September 29, 2010 - TheCityFix

Will All Cities Be Built Like This One Day?

Five prominent ecocity experts weigh in on the Masdar City project in Abu Dhabi.

March 5, 2008 - Treehugger

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