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    Video: SmartBike DC Succeeds and Expands

    A new video from EMBARQ shows the success of Washington's bike sharing program, SmartBike DC.

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    The Tata Nano Released at Last: Blessing or Curse?

    The world's cities should aspire to a sustainable future that is not necessarily dependent on cars.

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    Sustainable Transport Expands in Mexico

    EMBARQ, WRI's Center for Sustainable Transport, commends the introduction of new Bus Rapid Transit lines in Mexico City and Guadalajara.

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    The Challenge of Tracking Transport-Related CO2 Emissions

    CO2 and air pollution can be reduced significantly by improving cities' transportation systems, but quantifying those reductions can be difficult.

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    Beijing's Air Pollution: It Isn't The Cars

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    p>Even with half of private cars off the road, Beijing remains wrapped in a haze of smog. The real causes of Beijing's air quality woes lie elsewhere.

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    Making High Gas Prices Less Painful

    Learn more about three long-term, sustainable policy solutions that would help ease the pain of high gas prices.

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    Mayor Taking Mexico City Green, One Bus Line at a Time

    For roughly thirty years, Mexico City has been a city in rapid decline, threatening to descend into a murky stew of crime, pollution, and chaos. But in recent years the city has regained its footing, experiencing an urban renaissance powered by a series of projects that have dramatically improved the quality of life of the 18 million people that make the city their home.

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Q&A: What is a Green Economy?

The global recession has brought new attention to chronic structural flaws in current economic models and assumptions. As economies struggle to recover, many are taking a closer look at the broad concept of a "Green Economy," one that simultaneously promotes sustainability and economic growth What would this type of economy look like, and how could we get there? Here are responses to some of the most commonly-asked questions.

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Environmental Stories to Watch in 2011

WRI President Jonathan Lash previews the key environmental issues to watch in 2011.

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Cities in Focus | New York City

New York's Mayor Michael Bloomberg and Department of Transportation are on a mission to make the Big Apple the "greatest, greenest big city in the world" by ramping up bicycle infrastructure across the city, introducing bus rapid transit to the Bronx, and pedestrianizing Times Square, among other

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