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Clean air: Professor outlines ways to get people active and reduce pollution

Better community engagement can encourage more people to use modes of “active transport” – such as walking and cycling – and reduce air pollution in high risk areas, a University of Manchester expert has argued.
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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In California, rising seas are drowning a scenic oceanfront train

In California, rising seas are drowning a scenic oceanfront train

The scenic Pacific Surfliner trains have been halted for emergency track repairs as rail authorities grapple with the uncertain future of California’s coastal infrastructure. 
NYC still vulnerable to hurricanes 10 years after Sandy

NYC still vulnerable to hurricanes 10 years after Sandy

Hurricane Sandy swept through New York City in October 2012, leading to 43 deaths and an estimated $19 billion in damages. The fallout devastated city residents as their homes, along with the city’s public transit system, were submerged in water.
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When public transit stumbles, bikesharing can step up

When public transit stumbles, bikesharing can step up

When transit systems stumble, municipal bikesharing services can keep commuters moving — if cities know how to plan properly.
In congested Istanbul, e-scooters find a home

In congested Istanbul, e-scooters find a home

The global proliferation of the two-wheelers has reached the Turkish metropolis, and one company in particular is dominating the market.
Mumbai’s ‘green lung’ runs into city metro project

Mumbai’s ‘green lung’ runs into city metro project

Protesters are battling a transit plan that will cut thousands of trees and displace hundreds of residents from the Indian megacity’s only woodland.  
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