Pandemic bike-share boom crossed socioeconomic lines

Reliable transportation is crucial for reaching basic necessities like employment, education, and health care, but racial and economic factors often create barriers to transportation access. Many city bike-share programs ...

What has America learned since Hurricane Katrina? Not enough

Before Hurricane Katrina hit New Orleans in 2005, evacuation planners rarely considered the needs of carless and vulnerable populations—low-income, elderly, or young individuals with specific needs or tourists without a ...

Most major US cities are underprepared for rising temperatures

This month, Denver, Las Vegas and Phoenix all posted record high temperatures. And across the nation, Americans are ramping up for a scorching summer. Yet despite more frequent and intense heat waves on the horizon, cities ...

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