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Design firm Grimshaw is developing a Climate Emergency Taskforce. Here's the thinking behind the effort.
The Architectural League of New York
November 17, 2019, 5am PST
Celebrities: they're just like we wish we had the time, space, and money to be.
BBC News
October 29, 2019, 9am PDT
A new report shows that London's new emission fee, an additional driver charge that became operational 24/7 in April for all motor vehicles not meeting Euro standards that enter the congestion charge zone, has cut nitrogen oxide emissions by 31%.
Smart Cities Dive
October 10, 2019, 5am PDT
The United Kingdom’s new off-shore wind power facility brings the country closer to its goal of generating a third of its power from off-shore wind by 2030.
CNN
September 2, 2019, 5am PDT
Part of a plan to move United Kingdom to renewable energy involves using heat from the London Underground to heat homes.
The Guardian
August 19, 2019, 10am PDT
These researchers call for dangerous, large-sized SUVs to be removed from the road.
Forbes
July 27, 2019, 5am PDT
South Western Railway will be using its own solar panels to directly supply power to trains and partially eliminate its need for outside power.
Electrek
July 17, 2019, 10am PDT
A 984-foot tower, with an observation deck, shaped like a tulip, won over planners, but not the mayor, in London.
The Architect's Newspaper
July 12, 2019, 2pm PDT
Late last month, the UK became the first country to commit to a legally-binding target of achieving net-zero emissions by 2050. A new academic research group recommends reduced auto ownership, regardless of how they are powered, to meet the target.
BBC News
July 7, 2019, 7am PDT
Bike advocates have been countering misleading anti-bike lane arguments for months now, but in case you needed a reminder, here's a sample of how opponents to bake lane projects get the realities of riding a bike wrong.
The Guardian
July 3, 2019, 2pm PDT
Your senses (or lack thereof) aren't deceiving you. Some cities really are worse for seasonal allergies than others, and some of the reasons are entirely preventable.
The Guardian
June 23, 2019, 1pm PDT
Writing from London in an Op-Ed for Seattle’s Crosscut, Chuck Wolfe argues for a contextual approach to a much-touted search for transportation equity.
Crosscut
June 3, 2019, 11am PDT
New research from the University of Colorado Denver and the University of New Mexico sheds light on how to make cities safer for cyclists and other road users and refutes some assumptions about bike safety, such as "safety-in-numbers."
CU Denver Today
April 6, 2019, 5am PDT
Independent cultural institutions provide so much of what make cities world class, and they are a big part of the appeal for people who choose to live in highly urbanized areas. These days, cultural institutions are having a hard time affording rent.
Art News
April 5, 2019, 7am PDT
Big Oil companies are not all alike. Royal Dutch Shell is the first one to part ways with a major oil industry trade group over differences on climate change. It's also linking executive pay to goals to reduce the company's carbon footprint.
The Washington Post
March 28, 2019, 10am PDT
London's 'Ultra Low Emission Zone' is taking effect in April. Here are the details on the ambitious clean air plans.
BBC
March 17, 2019, 7am PDT
The Safe & the City app uses data to help women find the safest routes in cities.
TechCrunch
February 22, 2019, 11am PST
Although Ford has stopped its commuter shuttle service, on-demand shuttles have a place in the transportation landscape of the future.
Smart Cities Dive
January 23, 2019, 5am PST
A network of monitoring devices will bring together technology and data analytics to help inform residents about air pollution.
Quartz
January 12, 2019, 11am PST
San Francisco-based shuttle operator Chariot, acquired by Ford Motor Company in 2016, will end its operations by March in the San Francisco Bay Area, Los Angeles, Seattle, Austin, New York, Columbus, Detroit, Denver, and London.
San Francisco Examiner