COVID-19 Could Affect Cities For Years. Here Are 4 Ways They’re Coping Now.

Credit to Author: World Resources Institute| Date: Thu, 26 Mar 2020 18:48:48 +0000

Image of a particular district NYC cynthia shahanWaling to Subway. NYC cynthia shahanThe COVID-19 pandemic is laying bare two unavoidable facts about our new reality: we are more interconnected than ever, and cities are at the front lines of this crisis and will be at the front lines of any similarly globalized crisis in the future

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Union of Concerned Scientists: States Need To Update Emergency Election Plans, Scientists Need To Step Up

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Tue, 17 Mar 2020 18:08:17 +0000

Even if the U.S. is successful at managing coronavirus infection rates and lethality, it has the capacity to wreak havoc on the November election

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King County (Washington) To Get 120 Electric Buses

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Thu, 06 Feb 2020 23:47:27 +0000

For years, we saw North American cities order 3 or 4 electric buses at a time while Chinese cities ordered hundreds or thousands. It was frustrating and annoying, especially considering that electric buses had become cost-competitive with all other options 7 years ago in some places. Well, time marched on, and we’re finally seeing large orders of electric buses

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Electrify America Appreciation & Suggestions From A Frequent EV Charging Friend

Credit to Author: Cynthia Shahan| Date: Wed, 15 Jan 2020 22:50:16 +0000

BMW i3 Electrify AmericaI absolutely appreciate the network of charging stations that Electrify America is providing. I used the network almost exclusively in a 4 state drive with a short-range electric vehicle (EV). I  drove the 2015 BMW i3 from Electrify America charging station to charging station from deep in Florida to the Appalachians and then back. I had some problems, some small delays, but never had to leave any group of stations without a charge. Yet, I think my suggestions should be taken seriously

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Washington State Ferries — Second-Largest Ferry Network — Switching From Diesel To Batteries

Credit to Author: Cynthia Shahan| Date: Tue, 24 Dec 2019 21:54:11 +0000

Washington State Ferries will be following Ellen’s example near the Danish island of Ærø. Washington often leads and succeeds where other states hover, discuss, and are quite too slow to transition. Washington also runs the second-largest ferry system in the world, so switching from diesel to batteries in the early part of a trend toward electrification in shipping is vital to set better standards in marine shipping

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Washington State Ferries, Second-Largest Ferry Switching From Diesel To Batteries

Credit to Author: Cynthia Shahan| Date: Tue, 24 Dec 2019 21:54:11 +0000

Washington State Ferries will be following Ellen’s example near the Danish island of Ærø. Washington often leads and succeeds where other states hover, discuss, and are quite too slow to transition. Washington also runs the second-largest ferry system in the world, so switching from diesel to batteries in the early part of a trend toward electrification in shipping is vital to set better standards in marine shipping

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