Monthly Archives: April 2022

Dallas transit official briefs transit partnership on mobile app trip planning

The Jefferson Area Regional Transit Partnership was created a few years ago to serve as a clearinghouse to improve the efficiency of public transit in a community with multiple service providers.  At their recent meeting in March, they learned about how Dallas Area Rapid Transit has benefited from having an office of innovation. 

“We now have the largest on-demand offering in North America,” said, Greg Elsborg, who has been Chief Innovation Officer since 2019.

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IPCC releases new report seeking quick action on greenhouse gas emissions

A new report from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change indicates that production of greenhouse gas emissions across planet Earth were at their highest levels in recorded history, but suggests the rate may be slowing. 

“Without immediate and deep emissions reductions across all sectors, limiting global warming to 1.5°C is beyond reach,” reads the press release to mark the approval yesterday of an IPCC working group’s report called Climate Change 2022: Mitigation of Climate Change.

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