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Oct 5, 2018
Streetcars lined up on Queens Quay in Toronto. Photo: Evan Goldenberg/Wikimedia Commons

Free public transit could challenge reliance on cars

Yves Engler
Free public transit could combat both economic inequality and climate disturbances. It could also be part of a serious challenge to private, car-centred transit and urban planning.
Blog
Sep 20, 2018
June 2007 Critical Mass bike ride in Vancouver. Photo: Tavis Ford/Wikimedia commons

September 22 is World Car-Free Day

Brent Patterson
A global movement is highlighting the need to address the health and climate change impacts of cars and trucks.
Photos
Jul 31, 2018
Photo: Bill Selak/Flickr

Justin Trudeau has a problem named Doug Ford

Duncan Cameron
The provinces' revolts over cap-and-trade and other environmental agreements seem more difficult for the federal government following Ontario's swing right
Blog
Apr 12, 2018
Downtown Toronto. Image: tsaiproject/Flickr

Trading cars for shelter is a win-win

Yves Engler
By turning public land devoted to noisy, dangerous, and polluting vehicles into social housing it is possible to put a dent into runaway climate change while improving housing affordability.
Blog
Mar 20, 2018
Image: Selena/Flickr

SUVs and trucks nullify car efficiency gains

David Suzuki
Transportation accounts for about 14 per cent of global emissions and is now the largest source of CO2 emissions in the U.S., mostly from cars and trucks.

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