Items for February 2022

No user accounts, by design

Tags: internet, privacy

Study: More Bike Lanes Needed to Reduce Traffic Congestion

Research from Carnegie Mellon University shows how replacing short car trips with bike and scooter trips can lead to less congestion, but local areas need more micromobility infrastructure for this positive outcome.

Tags: cars, bikes

The Current Labor Movement

Tags: work, politics

South America's 'lithium fields' reveal the dark side of our electric future

Tags: energy, environment

The Games Nobody Wants: How the Winter Olympics Became a Headache for China

The 2022 Winter Olympics in Beijing were supposed to be a triumph for the Chinese government. But the COVID-19 pandemic and diplomatic boycotts have hampered its plans.

Tags: sports, pandemic, politics