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The pandemic could have changed flying. Three years on, things are back to normal

Three and a half years after COVID-19 upended air travel, passengers are back in force. Here's why that's a problem.

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European governments shrinking railways in favour of road-building, report finds

Rail networks in most countries have been starved of funding while motorways lengthen, study shows.

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Germany sets the new standard for cheap, national mass transit

Germany will start one of the most affordable public transit offers anywhere in the world on Monday, setting a new benchmark to encourage consumers to ditch their cars and putting pressure on Berlin to make the shift work.
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The EV of the future has three wheels

The auto rickshaw is more or less a motorcycle in the front and a party in the back in the form of benches, seats, or cargo space, and they are electrifying faster than basically any other type of vehicle.

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Dhaka Metro: Bangladesh capital opens first mass rapid transit line

Bangladesh has launched its first metro rail service in the capital Dhaka, with officials and commuters hopeful it will help ease traffic in one of the world's most densely populated and congested cities.

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Jarrett Walker: When buses go free, public transit service can suffer

The efforts to eliminate fares for buses but not rail transit in Boston and Washington, DC, should raise questions about who those two modes are for, and what they mean.
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Opinion: Here’s what a climate action should look like

Climate disorder won’t be remedied through an orderly march of green energy. The world must also rein in consumption.
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