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  • [New] In New York City, that requirement will affect close to 340,000 municipal workers, teachers, firefighters, and NYPD officers. / Fintecology
  • [New] In London and New York City, 82% and 90% of rideshare drivers, respectively, are immigrants who might benefit from language learning, as well as many drivers outside the U.S. who have cited learning English as a top goal. / Auto Connected Car News
  • [New] Climate risks such as floods could displace up to 30 million people living in major cities in low-elevation coastal zones like Lagos, Banjul, Abidjan, and Alexandria. / International Water Association
  • [New] The USFS could funnel additional funding to tree restoration projects through the Forest Stewardship Program, the Forest Health Management Program on Cooperative Lands, and the Urban and Community Forestry Program. / World Resources Institute
  • [New] California banks are eager to expand in mid-sized metropolitan markets, given that the high cost of living in major cities such as San Francisco and Los Angeles threatens population stagnation. / American Banker
  • [New] California and New York City will require all government employees to get the coronavirus vaccine or face weekly COVID-19 testing. /
  • [New] Some cities, such as New York City and San Francisco will soon require high-risk workers to get vaccinated. / SHRM
  • [New] New York City will require all of its municipal workers - including teachers and police officers - to get coronavirus vaccines by mid-September or face weekly testing. / FOX 4 News Dallas-Fort Worth
  • [New] In the largest micromobility integration to date, in 117 cities across 20 countries with forty more to come in the following months, Lime electric scooters, bikes and mopeds will be available in the Moovit app for users to add for their journeys. / second-street
  • [New] BIG spikes in retail beef sales are expected on the back of millions of people in capital cities being locked down again courtesy of the Delta variant of COVID-19. / Farm Weekly
  • [New] China faces significant threats from sea level rise, as Shanghai is declared the most vulnerable city in the world to serious flooding. / Kalavinka Advisors
  • [New] Vision 25 is DPD's pledge to deliver green to 25 major UK towns and cities, covering 25% of the UK population by 2025, and is backed by a £111m investment in electric vehicles. / MHW Magazine
  • [New] The urban population in the continental United States is projected to increase by 91 million people over the next 40 years. / The New York Times
  • [New] Key hires will grow urban planning and smart cities practice in New York City, Washington, D.C. areas. / Civil + Structural Engineer magazine
  • [New] Massive migrations out of pastoral livelihood into metropolitan areas with economic opportunities drove China's urban population from only 16% in the mid-20th century to 56% in 2015. / uncategorized
  • [New] Miami is expected to have an outflow of 2.5 million people if there is no adaptation to 1.8 meters of sea level rise, and more than 2 million with adaptation. / Commercial Observer
  • [New] The UN is gravely concerned that if intensive military action is undertaken in urban areas with high population densities, the consequences for Afghan civilians could be catastrophic. / The Guardian
  • [New] The world is facing major challenges: urbanization, growing population, climate change, technology disruption and social tensions. / Faurecia
  • [New] The development of smart cities is expected to propel the growth of the video surveillance as a service market in the coming years. / Journal of Cyber Policy
  • [New] Many homebuyers who plan to move to one of the smaller cities along the I-35 corridor expect to find more availability at a lower price point than in larger metro areas. / iMPACT
  • [New] The American airstrikes may have given Afghan forces a boost in morale or achieved some tactical gains, but they have also increased the risk of civilian casualties, especially in the urban areas where the Taliban have been entrenching themselves. / The New York Times
  • Salt Lake City is expected to see average annual job growth of 0.9% from 2023 to 2025 which ranks 14th of 51 metros. / Oxford Economics

Last updated: 01 August 2021