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New York transportation leads the way in reducing impact on climate

New York transportation leads the way in reducing impact on climate

An index from StreetLight Data ranks the 100 most populous metro areas based on a range of carbon-related transportation factors, including vehicle miles travelled.

Leeds could become the world’s first  ‘self-repairing’ city

Leeds could become the world’s first ‘self-repairing’ city

The Self Repairing Cities project aims for zero disruption from streetworks in UK cities by 2050 through developing infrastructure robots.

“Small things add up”: The Japanese town leading the zero-waste charge

“Small things add up”: The Japanese town leading the zero-waste charge

Kamikatsu had a goal of zero waste by 2020. It didn’t quite get there but striving for the ambitious target has delivered pioneering results.

York to ban cars in the centre by 2023

York to ban cars in the centre by 2023

“Non-essential” private cars are set to be restricted from York’s centre to meet climate ambitions and cut congestion and pollution.

Ottawa shares traffic data with Waze

Ottawa shares traffic data with Waze

The Canadian city joins the likes of Toronto, Montreal, New York and San Francisco in the Waze for Cities data-sharing programme.

San Francisco’s Office of Emerging Technology gets the green light

San Francisco’s Office of Emerging Technology gets the green light

Applications will be judged on whether they “ultimately result in a net common good” as well as on costs and benefits.