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independent.co.uk - Simon Calder - Electric cars 'better' for the climate than public transport, claims BBC quiz
Electric cars 'better' for the climate than public transport, claims BBC quiz
The Independent

As a new low-carbon train operator begins a link from London to Edinburgh, the BBC has urged travellers to forsake public transport in favour of electric cars. In a quiz posted online ahead of the Cop26 climate summit in Glasgow, readers are…

telegraph.co.uk - Tim Wallace - Transport spending stalls in Tories' Red Wall seats
Transport spending stalls in Tories' Red Wall seats
The Telegraph

Spending on rail, roads and buses has flatlined over the past five years in much of the so-called Red Wall despite Conservative pledges to boost investment in the North, analysis of official economic data shows. State spending on public transport…

indianexpress.com - Janardhan Koushik - Chennai transport body reintroduces bus services along 10 routes
Chennai transport body reintroduces bus services along 10 routes
The Indian Express

The Metropolitan Transport Corporation (MTC) in Chennai has reintroduced 10 bus services along routes that were halted during the AIADMK regime. State transport minister RS Rajakannapan, while speaking at an event at Chrompet on Monday, announced…

reuters.com - Una Galani - India Insight: Climate fight goes way beyond coal
India Insight: Climate fight goes way beyond coal
Reuters

MUMBAI, Oct 26 (Reuters Breakingviews) - India is part of the global climate solution, not just part of a dirty problem to be fixed. That's the grand message Prime Minister Narendra Modi might prefer to emphasise when he attends read more the…

nytimes.com - Sam Roberts - Gene Freidman, 'Taxi King' Who Upended His Industry, Dies at 50
Gene Freidman, 'Taxi King' Who Upended His Industry, Dies at 50
The New York Times

Gene Freidman, a cabdriver's son who schemed his way to become the nation's biggest taxi mogul and came to personify both the inflated ascent of the industry in New York City and its crushing financial collapse, died on Sunday in Manhattan. He was…

stuff.co.nz - Roadmap to Nelson transport ready for council endorsement
Roadmap to Nelson transport ready for council endorsement
Stuff

Nelson's long-awaited transport blueprint has been unveiled, with a five-metre wide walking and cycling boulevard along the waterfront among its centrepieces. Waka Kotahi New Zealand Transport Agency released its preferred programme for the city's…

greencarcongress.com - DOE: California, Washington, and Hawaii had the highest share of transportation-related CO2 emissions in 2018
DOE: California, Washington, and Hawaii had the highest share of transportation-related CO2 emissions in 2018
Green Car Congress

In 2018, US states with the highest shares of CO2 emissions coming from transportation were primarily located along the eastern and western coasts, with California, Hawaii, and Washington having the highest share at 59%, followed closely by Idaho…

theverge.com - Loren Grush - Blue Origin unveils plans for future commercial space station called Orbital Reef
Blue Origin unveils plans for future commercial space station called Orbital Reef
The Verge

Jeff Bezos' spaceflight venture Blue Origin announced plans to build its own free-flying space station today. Called Orbital Reef, the future space station will begin operating in the second half of this decade, according to Blue Origin, providing…

urbanmilwaukee.com - Jeramey Jannene - Transportation: Milwaukee Studying Second BRT Line
Transportation: Milwaukee Studying Second BRT Line
Urban Milwaukee

Get a daily rundown of the top stories on Urban Milwaukee Milwaukee County continues to advance a potential high-capacity mass transit line in the 27th Street corridor. A final route could measure up to 23 miles in length and cost $177 million. The…

frontiersin.org - Mislocalization of Nucleocytoplasmic Transport Proteins in Human Huntington's Disease PSC-Derived Striatal Neurons
Mislocalization of Nucleocytoplasmic Transport Proteins in Human Huntington's Disease PSC-Derived Striatal Neurons
Frontiers

Huntington's disease (HD) is a progressive, invariably fatal neurodegenerative disorder characterized by choreic movements, psychomotor decline, dementia and psychiatric symptoms (Ross and Tabrizi, 2011; Tabrizi et al., 2020). It is caused by a CAG…

reuters.com - World Fund climate VC fund aims to raise 350 mln euros for green startups
World Fund climate VC fund aims to raise 350 mln euros for green startups
Reuters

BERLIN, Oct 26 (Reuters) - A recently launched climate technology fund, which says its mission is to solve the problem of climate change, aims to raise a total of 350 million euros ($407 million) to invest in startups whose innovations could avert…

chroniclelive.co.uk - Daniel Holland - North East 'disappointed' to miss out on £7bn transport fund
North East 'disappointed' to miss out on £7bn transport fund
Chronicle Live

Council leaders have been left “incredibly disappointed” after the North East was excluded from a £7bn boost for transport outside of London. Ahead of Rishi Sunak's autumn Budget this week, the Treasury announced that the…

khaleejtimes.com - Dhanusha  Gokulan - Dubai: Public Transport Day to be celebrated under Together to Expo 2020 theme
Dubai: Public Transport Day to be celebrated under Together to Expo 2020 theme
Khaleej Times

The 12th Public Transport Day on November 1 will be celebrated under the theme: Together to Expo 2020 Dubai, the Roads and Transport Authority said Monday. The initiative aims to encourage Dubai residents and visitors to use public transport means…

nytimes.com - Kim Severson - This Year's Thanksgiving Feast Will Wallop the Wallet
This Year's Thanksgiving Feast Will Wallop the Wallet
The New York Times

Thanksgiving 2021 is shaping up to be the most expensive meal in the history of the holiday. Caroline Hoffman is already stashing canned pumpkin in the kitchen of her Chicago apartment when she finds some for under a dollar. She recently spent…

wfpl.org - Ryland Barton - Kentucky asks for public input on transportation future
Kentucky asks for public input on transportation future
89.3 WFPL News Louisville

Kentucky transportation officials are asking the public to weigh in on the state's transportation needs to help set priorities for the next 25 years. The survey will help the state update its Long-Range Statewide Transportation Plan —a…

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