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Save the Bruce Vento pedestrian/bike trail from the Purple Line bus route – Twin Cities

Save the Vento Trail from the Purple Line The Purple Line bus route is currently proposed to run on the Bruce Vento pedestrian/bike trail. Why not reroute it to use existing roads? The heavily used tree-lined Vento trail runs through the East Side of St. Paul, through Maplewood and beyond, also connecting to the state … Read more

Beijing tops Nature Index Science cities ranking

Beijing remains at the top spot in the newly released Nature Index 2022 Science cities, followed by New York metropolitan area, China News Service reported. The ranking analyzed the scientific research output in 82 natural science journals of major cities and metropolitan areas. According to the ranking, Shanghai climbed to the third place from the … Read more

Chinese Bots Are Filling Twitter with Porn Spam to Hide Mass Protests in Major Cities

Chinese bots are spamming Twitter with posts primarily of porn and escorts in an attempt to stop the spread of news about massive protests against coronavirus lockdowns across the country. The spam operation is evidence of more problems for Elon Musk, with one former employee stating, “All the China influence operations and analysts at Twitter all … Read more

U.S. warns California cities possible water cuts in fourth dry year

Houseboats on Lake Oroville during a drought in Oroville, California, U.S., on Monday, Oct. 11, 2021. David Paul Morris | Bloomberg | Getty Images Federal water managers on Monday warned California cities and industrial users receiving water from the Central Valley Project to prepare for a fourth year of drought and possibly “extremely limited water … Read more

Amazon expands e-cargo bike deliveries in UK cities

Amazon’s electric delivery fleet will also operate across the City of Manchester, and will include the launch of e-cargo bike deliveries to the city’s customers for the first time. New delivery hubs based in London’s Wembley and Southwark will also more than triple the e-cargo bike fleet making deliveries to Amazon’s customers across the capital. … Read more

Protests erupt in Shanghai and other Chinese cities over COVID controls

Protests spread to cities and campuses in China on Saturday night amid rising public anger at the country’s strict but faltering controls against the spread of COVID-19, with a crowd in Shanghai going so far as to call for the removal of the national leader, Xi Jinping. Chinese President Xi Jinping appears on screen near … Read more

What will it take for e-bikes to go mainstream in cities

At the start of the pandemic nearly three years ago, the number of outdoor activities increased rapidly. Off-roading and overlanding (adventure traveling in a vehicle combined with camping) pursuits have been front and center ever since, and bicycle riding is on an upswing. The Rails-to-Trails Conservancy, a US-based nonprofit that promotes the transformation of unused … Read more

One of country’s most liberal cities takes moderate turn after election, pushes back on ‘Defund the Police’

California’s famously liberal city of West Hollywood might be taking a more moderate turn after this year’s midterm elections, with residents voting for candidates backed by the police department and local chamber of commerce over young progressive incumbents. “It’s always been seen as very progressive, but a lot of the residents are also aging into … Read more

Reliance Jio announces rollout of ‘True 5G’ service in Delhi, NCR cities

Reliance Jio has rolled out 5G services in Delhi, cities adjoining it and other major locations. “Jio is rolling out the most-advanced True-5G network at a rapid pace…now covers major parts of this geography,” the company said on Friday. Jio provides 5G services on a trial basis in seven cities: Mumbai, Delhi, … Read more