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February 2022

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progress with low traffic neighbourhoods - 2022 LTNs [via @iambrianjones]
the world faces fewer fires, but "an unhinged pyrogeography" - Guardian
"The real threat isn’t catching fire, but the slow violence of breathing bad air."
Treasury is crippling UK plans for zero-emission buses - Guardian
gondolas (cable cars) for urban transit? - Fast Company
Brussels to make its inner-city nearly car-free - Brussels Times
Cambridge is planning radical changes to its road network too - Cambridge Independent
Oxford and Oxfordshire councils announce radical sustainable transport plans - Oxfordshire
in January, a million UK adults went without food for an entire day - Sky
and in April comes a massive spike in fuel prices...
South Korea's struggle to regulate its local tech giants - Rest of World
the UK really has led the world in Covid surveillance and monitoring - @whippletom
Bangladesh to make climate-driven migration sustainable - Guardian
a nice overview of the UK Parliament's road user charging report - LTT
a critical look at Caesar's war for Gaul - Princeton Uni Press
"Now the book is in disfavor, for the wrong reasons: because it is about war, and because it is too easy. But we all need to read books about war if we are to avoid dying in one, and this book is anything but easy."
Barton Park and the A40 crossing - Oxford Blog [PDF]
(my presentation to an Oxfordshire Active Travel Roundtable)
"not a complete clown" is now Johnson's best selling point - Guardian
a critical look at the "levelling up" white paper - Manchester Evening News
"a mish-mash of proposals, largely reheated, that provide an insight into which Whitehall departments were willing to make an effort or relinquish spending"
trying to predict future rainfall over the Sahel and Sahara - Real Climate
"a 50-year baseline may be unstable if the rain is so rare that a few downpour events can alter the statistics"
a new Dutch underpass - Bicycle Dutch
Paris uncovers a century-buried river to help with global heating - Time

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