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Will Uber and Lyft Make Transportation More Sustainable?

Are ride-hailing services like Lyft and Uber a threat to buses and subways, or do they actually boost public-transit numbers? 3p's Raz Godelnik…
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Ridesharing Integral to Thriving Public Transit, Study Finds

The American Public Transportation Association recently released a report that confirms what many observers have assumed about ridesharing — it helps urban transport…
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Growing Electric Bus Company Logs Over 2 Million Service Miles

TriplePundit spoke to Matt Horton, Proterra's vice president of sales, upon the news that the electric bus company surpassed 2 million miles of…
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Stockholm Wants To Ditch Fossil Fuels By 2050

Sweden's capital is out to completely eliminate its use of fossil fuels by 2050, and local leaders say "the city is well on…
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What’s Old is New Again: The Future of Mass Transit in New York City

New York has always prided itself on its mass transit, but any New Yorker will bemoan the pitfalls of daily commuting: overcrowding, delays,…
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This App Helps LA Residents Reduce Commute Time

This week Los Angeles officials announced a partnership with Xerox that seeks to reduce those dreaded traffic jams with an eco-friendly app.
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The First Hyperloop Trip Could Happen This Year

While most of us weren't paying attention, a handful of private companies have been quietly working to make Elon Musk's vision of supersonic…
This easy-to-disassemble subway seat is made from reusable and recyclable components and can save cities big bucks. Read on for the full list of closed-loop solutions.

These Cradle-to-Cradle Innovations Will Make You Look Twice

The Cradle to Cradle Product Design Challenge seeks to inspire up-and-coming designers to create products for the circular economy -- highlighting safe materials…
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3p Weekend: The Silicon Valley You Won’t See on Postcards

Thanks to the influx of large tech companies, the San Francisco Bay Area has ballooned in both wealth and population over the past…
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Taking Fewer Car Trips is the Best Thing You Can Do for the Environment

As leaders from around the world are meeting over two weeks in Paris to advance collective action on climate change, it’s heartening to…
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The Bay Area’s Transportation Potential and the Role Tech Companies Can Play

The regional transportation mess and the role that tech companies can play in helping enable progress towards a better more sustainable, Bay Area.
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How We Got Into This Mess: A History of Bay Area Transportation

Today, the San Francisco Bay Area is in the midst of another boom, but its transportation system is at peak capacity. Here's how…
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When Will High-Speed Rail Move Forward?

High-speed rail has served to better assist travelers in countries across Europe, Asia and South America for over half a century. Due to…
Smart cities, Obama Administration, Pittsburgh, South Bend, urbanization, MetroLab, public transportation, Leon Kaye

Obama Administration Launches Smart Cities Initiative

The Obama administration announced a new smart cities initiative that promises $160 million in federal grants to help cities find new solutions to…
Dozens of tech companies call the San Francisco Bay Area home. But are they aware enough about the impacts their presence has on local communities?

3p Weekend: 3 Ways #TechTitans Impact the Bay Area

Dozens of tech companies call the San Francisco Bay Area home. But are they aware enough about the impacts their presence has on…
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