Sunday, June 16, 2024

Tag: transportation

NYC’s Riders Alliance has a vision for a better, safer subway...

A Q&A on how the alliance is organizing riders for new community investments and how they’re pushing back against regressive narratives about public safety in the city and state.

EV charging stations approved for 50 states plus DC and Puerto...

States will have access to $1.5 billion in federal monies to build the chargers.

Revolutionary changes in transportation, from electric vehicles to ride sharing, could...

In the newly released IPCC report, scientists concluded that immediate cuts are necessary to stop emissions. Systemic changes currently underway in the transportation sector could begin lowering that emissions footprint—but will it be enough?

How the U.S. transportation system fuels inequality

For decades, the federal government has allocated about four times as much funding to roadways as it has to public transit such...

Longtime climate science foe David Schnare uses ‘scare tactics’ to bash...

“It’s a clear case of fear-mongering, setting up a straw man argument that is just not reflective of reality.”

Routing the two-tier economy: Part I – transportation

As long as there are great wealth and poverty in our country, we will never get completely rid of two-tier systems.

Our post-carbon future depends on electric vehicles – our Congress controls their...

The fossil fuel industry is working hard to eliminate a tax credit that reduces emissions and creates jobs.

Elon Musk and Rahm Emanuel’s new transportation scheme is a privatization...

The development is yet another example of Emanuel’s plan to transform Chicago into a city for the wealthy few.

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The Medicare Advantage Paradox: How private insurers cost taxpayers billions

Recent studies and reports from the Medicare Payment Advisory Commission (MedPAC) reveal that MA overpayments have significantly burdened taxpayers.

Trump’s $48 billion corporate tax cut proposal exceeds annual K-12 education budget

The proposed reduction in the corporate tax rate from 21% to 15% would result in massive tax savings for the largest U.S. companies, benefiting wealthy shareholders while neglecting workers and public investments.

Clarence Thomas faces fresh scrutiny over undisclosed luxury trips funded by billionaire

This has prompted renewed calls for his resignation and demands for stricter ethics reforms for the highest court in the land.

Russia’s war on Ukraine generates more emissions than 175 countries: $32 billion climate bill...

The first two years of Russia’s invasion resulted in greenhouse gas emissions equivalent to the annual emissions of 175 individual countries, further intensifying the global climate emergency.

Navigating the energy transition: Renewables abound, but grid challenges loom

Renewable energy doesn’t matter if we can’t distribute it.