Transportation Policies for New York to Achieve Its Climate Goals

Credit to Author: NRDC| Date: Sun, 11 Apr 2021 17:46:59 +0000

Originally published on the NRDC Expert Blog. By Kathy Harris New York achieving its climate goals may rest in the hands of the state’s Climate Action Council, a government advisory group tasked with preparing a plan to meet the goals of the Climate Leadership and Community Protection Act. Since the transportation sector is the largest emitter of […]

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Tatum stars as Celtics rally to cool off streaking Nuggets

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Mon, 12 Apr 2021 07:41:45 +0000

LOS ANGELES (AFP) ‒ Jayson Tatum tallied 28 points and 10 rebounds as the Boston Celtics snapped the Denver Nuggets’ eight-game NBA winning streak with a 105-87 come-from-behind victory on Sunday. The visiting Celtics were fuelled by a 31-3 run that spanned parts of the third and four quarters after Denver led by 14 points […]

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Covid-19 vaccine eligibility expands to 16 and over in NY

Credit to Author: Associated Press| Date: Tue, 06 Apr 2021 06:03:46 +0000

NEW YORK: New Yorkers over 16 years old can sign up for Covid-19 vaccinations starting Tuesday, a major expansion of eligibility as the state seeks to immunize as many people as possible. Gov. Andrew Cuomo expanded eligibility to 30 and over last week and announced that people aged 16 to 29 would be eligible starting […]

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PH lauds arrest of suspect in assault of elderly Pinay in New York

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Fri, 02 Apr 2021 08:24:50 +0000

By ROY C. MABASA The Philippine government welcomed Friday the immediate arrest of the suspect in the violent attack of a 65-year-old Filipino-American in Midtown Manhattan on Monday, March 29.  In a statement, the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) expressed the government’s gratitude to the New York Police Department (NYPD) and to all those who […]

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Daughter: Bystander disrupted mom’s attacker in New York

Credit to Author: Associated Press| Date: Fri, 02 Apr 2021 01:54:43 +0000

NEW YORK: The daughter of an Asian American woman attacked in New York City said Thursday that a person not seen on surveillance video helped the woman by screaming to distract her assailant while others watched and did nothing to intervene. Elizabeth Kari, writing on a fundraising webpage she set up for her mother’s care, […]

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Suspect sought in attack on Asian American woman in NYC

Credit to Author: Associated Press| Date: Wed, 31 Mar 2021 05:17:04 +0000

NEW YORK: Authorities searching for a man who viciously attacked an Asian American woman near New York City’s Times Square are asking the public for help — not only in locating the suspect, but also in doing its part to disrupt further assaults. Police on Tuesday blanketed the midtown Manhattan neighborhood with wanted posters and […]

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DHL Putting 89 New Lightning Electric Vans On The Road

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Fri, 26 Mar 2021 23:50:02 +0000

DHL Express (DHL) has been trialling 9 Lightning Electric Ford Transit 350HD electric vans since late last year in the United States. The pilot has been going well, and the company now intends to put another 89 on the roads of California and New York. The electric vans, produced by Lightning eMotors, have an estimated […]

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California, Texas, & Florida Had Large Small-Scale Solar Capacity Increases In 2020

Credit to Author: U.S. Energy Information Administration| Date: Fri, 05 Mar 2021 02:32:35 +0000

As of December 2020, the states with the most small-scale solar photovoltaic (PV) capacity were California (10.6 gigawatts (GW)), New Jersey (1.9 GW), and Massachusetts (1.8 GW). Of the 4.5 GW of small-scale solar capacity added in the United States in 2020, California accounted for 31%, the largest share by far. Although Texas and Florida […]

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Two Transit Systems Increase Their Commitment To Electrification

Credit to Author: Jennifer Sensiba| Date: Wed, 17 Feb 2021 18:40:30 +0000

At the beginning of this month, New Flyer of America did some brisk business with King County, Washington and Westchester County, New York. In one deal, the company added 20 new battery-electric buses to an existing contract, and in the other order they sold 66 hybrid-electric buses. Both orders will reduce emissions, but the King […]

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Brooklyn Getting USA’s 1st EV Fast Charging “Superhub”

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Tue, 09 Feb 2021 16:32:32 +0000

Tesla builds Supercharger stations across the world with dozens of supercharging stalls at many new stations. However, EV charging stations from other companies often just have a few. In the US, Electrify America is now typically putting in stations with several stalls, but not dozens. An e-mobility company in New York is going that route, […]

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