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    Rotterdam Climate Initiative

    June 4, 2012 Rotterdam

    The Rotterdam Climate Initiative is a partnership between the City of Rotterdam, the Port of Rotterdam, DCMR Environmental Protection Agency Rijnmond, and Deltalinqs, with the objective of reducing CO2 emissions by 50% and climate proofing the city. The Climate Office addresses the comprehensive climate file, including both mitigation and adaptation.

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    Juliette Michaelson's insightful words strike at the heart of why the RPA, America's oldest and most distinguished independent urban research and advocacy group, convened the recent Transit Leadership Summit, gathering the heads of some of the world’s largest transit systems through a strong roster of C40 Cities in attendance. In total, 10 C40 Cities were represented: Barcelona, Hong Kong, London, Los Angeles, Mexico City, New York, Santiago, Sao Paulo, Singapore, and Stockholm, as well as Montreal and Washington, D.C.

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  • Case study

    Summer Streets

    April 27, 2012 New York

    Since 2008 the New York City Department of Transportation has hosted Summer Streets, an annual celebration of the City’s most valuable public space–its streets. On three consecutive Saturdays in August, nearly seven miles of NYC’s streets are closed to cars and opened for people to play, walk, bike, and breathe. Summer Streets provides more space for healthy recreation and encourages New Yorkers to use more sustainable forms of transportation.

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    Select Bus Service

    April 27, 2012 New York

    New York City’s buses carry over 3 million passengers per day, but are the slowest in the United States. Select Bus Service (SBS) is a joint effort of the New York City Department of Transportation and MTA New York City Transit to improve the speed and reliability of the city's bus system by implementing bus rapid transit (BRT) improvements on routes throughout the city.

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