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The future of transport is sharing, not owning. At least this is what the bike an e-bike sharing system development suggests 🚲
TIER, the e-scooter sharing system operator has just launched a new technology to fix the problem with awful e-scooter parking.
As the COVID-19 outbreak “force” us to spend more time in our local communities, the new safety restrictions were implemented in order to make those places more liveable. The recent study from London confirms that low-traffic neighbourhoods are 3 times safe 👏
Research & Policy
Anne Higaldo, the Paris mayor, has given the green-light to transform the city’s Champs-Élysées into a 1.9 kilometre stretch of greenery featuring tunnels of trees, green spaces and pedestrian zones. Paris is thus one step closer to 15-minute city,
and Barcelona continues with the expansion of pedestrian–first zones 🚶♂️
Sweden's national centre for research and education on public transport just published a review of the international academic literature on the way in which public transport operations and use have been affected by the COVID-19 pandemic
The popularity of e-bikes is growing during the pandemic as it motivates especially those with the health issue who find out normal bikes too demanding. That is a good sign as the uptake of e-cycling largely substitutes for conventional cycling or private car journeys, as the recent scoping review suggests 📚
A new report from a survey among electric vehicles owners suggests, that once you go EV, you never go back — according to 82% of owners.
UK cities are making up a plan on how to have fully electric public transport. Oxford and Coventry are set to become the first ones 🚌
Daniel’s Pick ☕️
In this issue, I invite you to check out the photographic odyssey of low-budget trains in China made by Qian Haifeng. Quian has spent years documenting the decline of China’s “green trains” — the Mao-era rail network that remains a vital lifeline for millions of blue-collar workers. This illustrates one of the issues of ongoing sustainable mobility debate.
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