In cities around the world, urban highways have led to adverse effects including displaced communities, worsened air pollution, increased congestion, severed neighborhoods, and staunched economic development. Realizing that urban highways often cause more harm than good, cities are tearing down elevated viaducts and transforming them into boulevards. Notable examples include the Cheonggyecheon River project in…

Micromobility — a Macro-Solution. E-bikes, e-scooters, and other person-sized shared micromobility can help cities reduce emissions, improve access to transit, better use precious public space, and clean up urban air quality. This Climate Week event discussed how cities can maximize these benefits–changing the playing field and reducing barriers to access low carbon-intensive transport modes. Well-managed,…

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