Clean Air Council

The Hub 10/4/17: Clean Air Council’s Weekly Round-up of Transportation News

“The Hub” is a weekly round-up of transportation related news in the Philadelphia area and beyond. Check back weekly to keep up to date on the issues Clean Air Council’s transportation staff finds important.


Curbed: Philly unveils Vision Zero plan to make streets safer– Informed by input from more than 20,000 Philadelphian’s, the Vision Zero Action Plan has been unveiled.  The first area of focus will be high injury zones, the 12% of Philly’s streets where more than 50% crashes resulting in serious injury or death occur.


Next City:  What Most of the Drivers Blocking S.F. Bike Lanes Have in Common –  Uber and Lyft drivers are responsible for nearly two thirds of all congestion related traffic violations in downtown San Francisco.


Mobility Lab: Phoenix Bikes provides true transportation education in Arlington, Va. –  Phoenix Bikes is helping residents, especially youth, overcome one of the biggest obstacles to cycling, having a bike, a helmet and a lock.


Plan Philly: During the mayoral campaign, Kenney promised to build 30+ miles of protected bicycle lanes. Almost 2 years later, where are we? – Cycling advocates in Philadelphia had high hopes at the beginning of the Kenney administration.  Political opposition from City Council and residents alike have slowed progress on protected bike lanes to a crawl.


City Lab: A Tool to Track All the Mobility Modes –  MobilityScore is a tool to map an urban area’s accessibility at any given time of day.  This new resource is multimodal, giving a complete picture of transportation in time and place.


Image Source: Mobility Lab

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