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Delhi’s Rickshaws Poised for Green Makeover - Delhi’s ubiquitous rickshaws are going green. Plans are in the works for new, battery-operated versions that are considered more environmentally friendly than the compressed natural gas (CNG) models that currently ply the city’s streets. http://ow.ly/2JW7Yj
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Bamboo Could Be A Renewable Resource for Poor - The world’s poorest cities may be able to use an abundant renewable resource as a substitute for steel: bamboo. http://ow.ly/2JW7Yf
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TRB Bikes & Peds: Recommended Bicycle Lane Widths for Various Roadway Characteristics http://ow.ly/2JV6IJ
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Delivering Economic Opportunities through Public Transportation and the Critical State of Current Funding http://ow.ly/2JS4fI
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The Potential Of Microgrids For Creating Livable Cities - A majority of the world's population now lives in cities, which consume 75 percent of the world's resources and emit most of its greenhouse gases. http://ow.ly/2JS2g2
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Tumblr: Balloon Route excursion car on Flickr.Balloon Route to the... http://ow.ly/2JQRjj
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How Urban Landscaping Will Change The Way We Live - Traditionally, landscape is a section or expanse of scenery, usually extensive and natural, that can be seen from a single viewpoint. http://ow.ly/2JW7Yh
Traditionally, landscape is a section or expanse of scenery, usually extensive and natural, that can be seen from a single viewpoint. It refers to the visible features of an area of land (often extensive) which includes abstract elements such as the weather and lighting conditions, human elements such as
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Expo Line track welding - Expo Line track welding Culver City station. From: Metro Los Angeles Views: 5 1 ratings Time: 00:20 More in Travel & Events http://ow.ly/2JW7Yc
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Bill Aims to Delay Bringing Fuels Under CA Cap and Trade - In a last-minute maneuver before the California Legislature took its summer recess, Assemblymember Henry Perea (D-Fresno) amended a bill to delay the application of California’s cap-and-trade system to fuels until 2018. http://ow.ly/2JS2g3
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London's Oxford Street Has Highest Levels of Air Pollution - Oxford Street has the worst levels of nitrogen dioxide (NO2) air pollution in the world, according to an air quality scientist at King’s College. http://ow.ly/2JS2g0
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Leaders Need to Understand the Science of Sustainability - In speaking about climate policy last week, President Obama chided senators who are trying to dodge the climate issue by claiming they were not scientists. http://ow.ly/2JNyjT
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Transportation Research Library and Archive - Serving Los Angeles since 1895.
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The Dorothy Peyton Gray Transportation Research Library and Archive at the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (LACMTA or Metro), 1895 to the present, is the largest transit operator research collection in the US.

We are partners of the National Transportation Library, a member of OCLC (symbol CRD) the world's largest library network, a member of the Western Transportation Knowledge Network, the National Transportation Knowledge Network, a member of the Getty/USC LA as Subject archives forum, and an affiliate of the National Academies Transportation Research Board.
 
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