LA Shows The Value Of Bus-Only Lanes (Video)

Credit to Author: Cynthia Shahan| Date: Wed, 15 Jan 2020 19:32:37 +0000

Screen Shot Streetfilms VimeoMass transit, and especially electric mass transit, are top solutions for a variety of transportation challenges. It provides solutions to traffic congestion, pollution, and inequity. Many people who choose buses, walking, subways, and mass transit, do so — to avoid the stress of traffic. They are an antidote to some of the biggest negative side effects of car culture

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Air Filters Used In LA Schools Linked To Higher Test Scores

Credit to Author: Jake Richardson| Date: Tue, 14 Jan 2020 20:30:12 +0000

NYU Assistant Professor of Economics Michael Gilraine studied what happened when a number of schools in the Los Angeles area had air filters installed as a safety measure after a very large natural gas leak occurred. Gilraine’s research uncovered an unexpected benefit, and he answered some questions about his research for CleanTechnica

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It’s Time To Ditch Your Gas Car! Greater LA Region Targets 80% EV Market Share By 2028

Credit to Author: Dr. Maximilian Holland| Date: Wed, 27 Nov 2019 20:25:12 +0000

The Greater Los Angeles Region, home to almost half of all Californians, is aiming to meet pollution and carbon emission goals by targeting 80% EV market share by 2028, in time for the LA Olympics. 30% of the private vehicle fleet of around 15 million vehicles will be EVs

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Los Angeles’ Zero Emissions Roadmap To 2028

Credit to Author: Susanna Schick| Date: Tue, 26 Nov 2019 16:49:19 +0000

Los Angeles. 2028. The Summer Olympics return for their third trip. The Olympic Committee has fulfilled their promise to only use recycled materials. An easy promise in a city with so much existing Olympic Infrastructure. But will the Olympians be able to breathe? Will Los Angeles, America’s manufacturing hub, be forced to shut down factories (and the ports!) for weeks preceding the Olympics in order to ensure adequately clean air? Or will this not be enough? Will all Olympic events be held indoors? Will Olympians compete wearing filtration masks and oxygen tanks

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How Can We Help Those Affected By The California Wildfires?

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Thu, 31 Oct 2019 23:00:14 +0000

Every year it seems that California has these insane wildfires that are making people and animals homeless. This year is no different, except it seems worse. Every day, there seems to have been a new fire reported. CNN just reported that 26,000 people have been evacuated due to the Easy Fire. This wildfire has burned at least 1,300 acres and could jump Highway 23. Ventura County Sheriff Bill Ayoub told CNN at a news conference that there were intense firefighting conditions. They actually had to ground fixed-wing aircraft because of the high winds, with gusts up to 65 miles an hour. For those who are unaware, that’s almost the wind speed of a Category 1 hurricane

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