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American high-speed rail: The 5 projects taking shape in the U.S.

Here are five U.S. projects that have boosted prospects for a high-speed rail system.
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Self-driving public buses are rolling out in Scotland

A fleet of five double-decker autonomous buses will begin service in Edinburgh next month.
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Berlin votes on tighter climate goals in test of Germans commitment to change

Berlin voted on making the city climate neutral by 2030, in a binding referendum that will force the new conservative local government to invest heavily in renewable energy, building efficiency and public transportation.

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The climate impact of your neighborhood, mapped

Where and how you live shapes your household’s contribution to climate change. Explore differences across the nation.
Europe’s cities are getting more crowded—that's a good thing
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Europe’s cities are getting more crowded—that's a good thing

The sprawling mass of suburbia has been a disaster for the environment. But now smaller, denser cities herald a renaissance in city living.
These cities have the best public transit systems

These cities have the best public transit systems

A new report ranks post-pandemic transportation — and who’s best prepared for getting residents around town in the future.
DC's Silver Line to Dulles is a boon for train-to-plane travelers

DC's Silver Line to Dulles is a boon for train-to-plane travelers

This week, riders on the US capital’s new Silver Line will be able to take a train to their planes. Why are direct rail connections to American airports still so rare? 
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