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TUMI E-Bus Mission

DC Circulator, Washington DC first electric passenger bus for the Department of Transportation (DDOT)
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The Costs and Benefits Appraisal Tool for Transit Buses

  • buses
  • emissions
  • greenhouse gases
  • transport
  • buses
  • emissions
  • greenhouse gases
  • transport
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The View from the Bus: Better Transportation Means Better Lives

  • buses
  • sustainable cities
  • transport
Pablo Bautista and his mother, Brenda, tracing their bus route
  • buses
  • sustainable cities
  • transport
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How Did Shenzhen, China Build World’s Largest Electric Bus Fleet?

  • buses
  • China
  • sustainable cities
  • transport
Electric buses in China
  • buses
  • China
  • sustainable cities
  • transport
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Why We March

  • Climate
  • Lower Emissions, Brighter Economy
WRI staff ready to join the People's Climate March
  • Climate
  • Lower Emissions, Brighter Economy

3 Ways Sao Paulo's Companies Helped Curb Traffic Congestion

  • buses
  • sustainable cities
  • transport
  • transportation
Sao Paulo is partnering with private companies to reduce the number of cars on the road, making streets more people-oriented. Photo by Mariana Gil/EMBARQ Brasil
  • buses
  • sustainable cities
  • transport
  • transportation

4 Inspirations for Sustainable Transport from Rio de Janeiro

  • Urban Mobility
  • Brazil
  • bus rapid transit (BRT)
  • buses
  • Cities
  • sustainable cities
  • technology
  • transport
  • transportation
 BRT in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Photo by Benoit Colin/EMBARQ.
  • Urban Mobility
  • Brazil
  • bus rapid transit (BRT)
  • buses
  • Cities
  • sustainable cities
  • technology
  • transport
  • transportation
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Reducing HFCs in the US Would Benefit Consumers and the Climate

  • Energy
  • climate change
  • environmental protection agency
  • GHG emissions
  • hfcs
  • Lower Emissions, Brighter Economy
  • us policy
HFCs, potent greenhouse gases, are commonly used as refrigerants. Photo by Frank van den Bergh/iStock.
  • Energy
  • climate change
  • environmental protection agency
  • GHG emissions
  • hfcs
  • Lower Emissions, Brighter Economy
  • us policy

How the US Can Lower Methane Emissions from Natural Gas and Save Money

  • reducing methane emissions
  • Climate
  • climate change
  • environmental protection agency
  • Lower Emissions, Brighter Economy
  • natural gas
  • United States
  • us policy
A natural gas refinery plant. Photo by WildEarth Guardians/Flickr.
  • reducing methane emissions
  • Climate
  • climate change
  • environmental protection agency
  • Lower Emissions, Brighter Economy
  • natural gas
  • United States
  • us policy

The Clean Vehicle Revolution: Driving Fuel Savings and Emissions Reductions in the United States

  • Energy
  • Cities
  • Economics
  • climate change
  • economy
  • emissions
  • environmental protection agency
  • GHG emissions
  • Lower Emissions, Brighter Economy
  • transport
  • transportation
  • us policy
Electric vehicle charging station in Guangdong Province, China. Photo by Remko Tanis/Flickr
  • Energy
  • Cities
  • Economics
  • climate change
  • economy
  • emissions
  • environmental protection agency
  • GHG emissions
  • Lower Emissions, Brighter Economy
  • transport
  • transportation
  • us policy

How the US Can Save Billions by Reducing Electricity Use

  • Energy
  • emissions
  • energy efficiency
  • green economy
  • Lower Emissions, Brighter Economy
  • renewable energy
  • United States
Homes and commercial buildings account for 74 percent of electricity demand in the United States, making them a critical part of any plan to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. Photo Credit: Justin Brown, Flickr
  • Energy
  • emissions
  • energy efficiency
  • green economy
  • Lower Emissions, Brighter Economy
  • renewable energy
  • United States

How the US Can Produce Cleaner Energy While Capturing Economic Benefits

  • Energy
  • Climate
  • emissions
  • environmental protection agency
  • Lower Emissions, Brighter Economy
  • renewable energy
  • United States
New solar photovoltaic projects are also being chosen over new coal and gas generation in a few areas of the country because of lower costs or larger net benefits. Photo credit: Dana Smillie, World Bank
  • Energy
  • Climate
  • emissions
  • environmental protection agency
  • Lower Emissions, Brighter Economy
  • renewable energy
  • United States

By the Numbers: How the U.S. Economy Can Benefit from Reducing Greenhouse Gas Emissions

  • Economics
  • Climate
  • climate change
  • Lower Emissions, Brighter Economy
  • United States
  • us policy
Electric vehicle battery prices fell 40 percent since 2008. Photo credit: Kevin Krejcl, Flickr
  • Economics
  • Climate
  • climate change
  • Lower Emissions, Brighter Economy
  • United States
  • us policy

To Maracanã and Beyond: World Cup Brings Sustainable Transport Benefits to Brazil

  • Urban Mobility
  • Brazil
  • bus rapid transit (BRT)
  • buses
  • Cities
  • low carbon development
  • sustainable cities
Although Brazilian cities have received criticism for short-sighted World Cup infrastructure, examples like Belo Horizonte's MOVE bus rapid transit (BRT) will generate benefits long after the final whistle blows. Photo Credit: Mariana Gil/EMBARQ Brazil.
  • Urban Mobility
  • Brazil
  • bus rapid transit (BRT)
  • buses
  • Cities
  • low carbon development
  • sustainable cities

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