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By Libby Stanford Summit Daily As the number of cars driving the Interstate 70 mountain corridor increases year over year, Colorado officials are pushing for more widespread use of public transportation. The I-70 Coalition, a nonprofit representing businesses, towns and county governments across ...
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By Brad Plumer © The New York Times Co. The highways in Colorado, one of the nation’s fastest-growing states, are frequently clogged with suburban workers driving into Denver, skiers heading high into the Rocky Mountains and trucks rumbling across the interstates. A Western frontier state with an...
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  By Scott Miller Vail Daily Eagle County officials are launching an effort to keep rail cars filled with crude oil off the rail line that runs along the Colorado River through much of western Colorado. The U.S. Surface Transportation Board in December approved an application for a new rail...
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By Vail Daily The Interstate 70 corridor has two new carpool apps designed to reduce traffic congestion by connecting drivers and riders headed to Colorado’s ski resorts. The community-oriented platforms feature downloadable apps connecting drivers headed to resorts and various mountain locations w...
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By Vail Daily The Interstate 70 corridor has two new carpool apps designed to reduce traffic congestion by connecting drivers and riders headed to Colorado’s ski resorts. The community-oriented platforms feature downloadable apps connecting drivers headed to resorts and various mountain locations w...
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    There’s Amazon Prime, and then there’s moving cargo by schooner By Alexandra Marvar © The New York Times Co. The clouds swirled, the wind roared and the waves beat at the hull of the schooner Apollonia, but the ship stayed its course down the Hudson River in New York. Captained by ...
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  By Niraj Chokshi, Noam Scheiber and Lauren Hirsch © The New York Times Co. Rivian, a promising and wellfunded electric truck maker, plans to sell shares through an initial public offering, the company said Friday, just weeks before it expects to deliver its first electric pickups to cu...
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    A 191-mile rail corridor between Pueblo and Fort Collins is still an idea, but a Midwestern rail line shows what it could become By Jon Murray The Denver Post CHICAGO » When Lily Trienens boarded a train in downtown Milwaukee that would take her more than 70 mile...
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By Ivan Penn and Niraj Chokshi © The New York Times Co. SAN DIEGO » Robert Teglia bought a Tesla Model 3 sedan even though he knew it cost more than many luxury cars. He didn’t particularly care that it might be better than the others for the environment. Teglia, a commercial real estate appraise...
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By Tom Krisher and Aamer Madhani Administration eyes mileage, emissions and sales of EVs The Associated Press WASHINGTON » Declaring the U.S. must “move fast” to win the car-making future, President Joe Biden on Thursday touted a commitment from the auto industry to make electric vehicl...
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    By Tom Krisher and Hope Yen The Associated Press WASHINGTON » In a major step against climate change, President Joe Biden is proposing a return to aggressive Obama-era vehicle mileage standards over five years, according to industry and government officials briefed on the plan. He’...
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Even a small increase in remote work can change traffic patterns By Emily Badger © The New York Times Co. There is something uniquely awful about that time of day when there is no good way to get around. The car horns sound nastier as downtown traffic snarls. The elbows feel sharper on a jammed su...
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Daimler’s truck unit plans to replace diesel with hydrogen     By Jack Ewing © The New York Times Co. Carmakers have been promising to scrap the internal combustion engine, and now it is the truck-makers’ turn. But the makers of giant 18-wheelers are taking a different route. Daimler...
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  By Hope Yen The Associated Press WASHINGTON » Democratic lawmakers on Wednesday unveiled legislation that would invest $25 billion to convert the nation’s fleet of gasoline- and diesel-powered school buses to electric vehicles, building on a component of President Joe Biden’s $2....
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By The Associated Press DETROIT » Nissan said Friday that it will no longer support the Trump administration in its legal fight to end California’s ability to set its own auto-pollution and gas-mileage standards. The announcement is another sign that a coalition of automakers backing the outgoing ...
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 By Conor Dougherty © The New York Times Co. Phoenix, that featureless and ever-spreading tundra of concrete, has been called “the world’s least sustainable city.” It has been characterized as a “sprawling, suburbanite wasteland” and “a monument to man’s arrogance.” The Onion has darkly ...
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Shared from the 9/2/2020 The Denver Post eEdition By The Associated Press A passenger rail line in Colorado would accommodate 9,200 people every weekday and nearly 3 million per year, according to new modeling by state officials. The proposed line would stretch from Fort Collins south to ...
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A global “flight shaming” movement is making people rethink flying, which could hit the industry hard, according to a new report. Climate activists such as Greta Thunberg inspiring people to refuse travelling on planes — a new phenomenon dubbed “flight shaming” — has been linked to a slowdown in th...
The growth of air travel could be half of what is expected due to ‘flight shaming’.
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By Peter Moore · July 31, 2018   There are two areas where shippers will feel the effect of the growing water and air pollution problem: freight costs and various taxes and fees. There are now an estimated 52,000 merchant ships on the seas, and the fleet is growing fast as good...
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That's as hot as last year's brutal summer when temperatures hovered around 120 degrees in Phoenix and prompted American Airlines to cancel more than 40 flights at its hub there. The regional jets that feed big airlines' couldn't operate with temperatures above 118 degrees. The extreme heat that has...
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