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Basic Services, Public Transport

LA Metro Increases RNG Sourcing

October 23, 2018

Via: Waste360

Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (LA Metro) is now sourcing nearly half its fuel from renewable natural gas (RNG). The large transit operation’s aggressive move from fossil-derived natural gas to RNG comes one year after putting RNG to the […]


Basic Services, Electric Utility, Public Transport, Public Utilities

13 projects from the leading edge of the utility transformation

May 23, 2018

Via: Utility Dive

Contested regulatory proceedings are the foundation of the utility business in the U.S. Utilities, power providers and advocates all engage regulators with public comments and testimony, hoping to persuade them on a pending rate case, generation investment or grid upgrade. […]


Basic Services, Public Transport

New York agencies propose shifting EV fast chargers to non-demand charges

April 17, 2018

Via: Utility Dive

New York is aiming to have 800,000 electric vehicles on its roads by 2025. But with seven years left, the state has a ways to go with this year a “crucial inflection point,” NYPA told the Public Service Commission. At […]


Basic Services, Public Transport

Tesla and Uber Weigh In on Policies to Boost EV Adoption

March 7, 2018

Via: Greentech Media

U.S. plug-in electric vehicle sales increased by 25 percent to just under 200,000 units in 2017. While promising, the rate of growth still lags what is needed to drive down greenhouse gas emissions from transportation. Last week, policy experts gathered […]


Basic Services, Public Transport

The Road to Sustainable Transportation

February 6, 2018

Via: American Infrastructure

An imperative for urban planning in America is to give people choices and make walking, cycling, and taking a bus or riding rail transit more attractive than sitting in traffic. If we don’t take such a holistic approach to urban […]


Basic Services, Public Transport

Menchaca Calls for Direct Red Hook-Manhattan Bus Service and Safety Overhaul of 3rd Avenue

September 1, 2017

Via: NYC Streets Blog

Council Member Carlos Menchaca wants more direct bus service from Red Hook to Manhattan and a “full Vision Zero redesign” of Brooklyn’s Third Avenue, which runs through Sunset Park underneath the Brooklyn-Queens Expressway. Menchaca outlined his transportation agenda at a […]


Basic Services, Public Transport

Free Transit Boosts Ridership in Merced

August 23, 2017

Via: NYC Streets Blog

Merced County’s transit system is wrapping up a program aimed at getting people to ride the bus instead of driving. For the month of August, the county convinced people to “try the bus on us” by offering fare-free rides countywide. […]


Basic Services, Public Transport

MTA and DOT Aren’t Acting Fast Enough to Turn Around NYC Bus Service

August 16, 2017

Via: NYC Streets Blog

The slower New York City bus service becomes, the faster the MTA and DOT should act to improve speeds and reliability. But neither agency has responded to the decline of bus service with the urgency the situation demands, according to a […]


Basic Services, Public Transport

RTD Transit Ridership Not Keeping Up With Denver’s Growth

August 11, 2017

Via: NYC Streets Blog

Total transit trips in the Denver region are gradually on the rise. But with population increasing too, transit doesn’t capture a higher share of regional trips than it did in 2004, when voters boosted the RTD transit system with the […]


Basic Services, Public Transport

Boston’s Fairmount Line Could Be a National Model for Commuter Rail

August 1, 2017

Via: NYC Streets Blog

Commuter rail in the United States mostly caters to affluent suburbanites who commute to the city center. Even though these lines pass through working class city neighborhoods that stand to benefit enormously from better transit, the service they provide passes […]