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Winnipeg transit's golden age was electric — its future will be too

As the world looks to reduce carbon pollution, cities like Winnipeg are coming full circle in a return to electric transit.

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The US government is awarding $1.7 billion to buy electric and low-emission buses

The U.S. Department of Transportation is awarding almost $1.7 billion in grants for buying zero- and low-emission buses, with the money going to transit projects in 46 states and territories.

As pandemic wanes, bikeshare and e-scooter rides keep rising
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As pandemic wanes, bikeshare and e-scooter rides keep rising

The shared micromobility market has been resilient even as commuting patterns have shifted. But electric scooters have struggled — and costs are up for riders.
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Cheap transit = lower emissions

In Germany, a three-month pilot program offering ultra-cheap transit tickets saved about 1.8 million metric tons of carbon emissions, according to a new analysis.
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The right to transportation should be a key issue in the Ontario election

With high gas prices and climate change top of mind for many in Ontario, transportation is shaping up to be a key battleground in the upcoming provincial election.

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12 foolproof ways to get cars out of cities

A new study ranks the 12 most effective measures that European cities have introduced, ranging from the ‘carrot’ of bike-to-work schemes to the ‘stick’ of removing free parking.
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Summer storms were a climate-change wake-up call for subways

Hurricane Ida and other storms this summer provided a stark reminder that more needs to be done - and quickly - as climate change brings stronger, more unpredictable weather to a region with some of the nation's oldest and busiest transit systems.