Mayor Claudia López announced that the city will add a total of 280 kilometers of bike lanes to the existing 550-kilometer network over the next four years. The long-term goal is to have half of all trips made on bikes or other micromobility alternatives such as scooters.
The policy is considered a bold move in tackling an age-old taboo in India, where 71 percent of young women remain unaware of menstruation until their first cycle, according to UNICEF.
Philadelphia will provide free internet access for 35,000 low-income families. Some households will be wired for free broadband access via Comcast’s Internet Essentials program and other families will receive service from no-charge wireless hot spots purchased by the city from T-Mobile.
The law requires all schools in the state include “the role and contributions of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender people in the history of this country and this State” in official textbooks.
Youth literacy rates in Bangladesh have risen to almost 93%, up from 62% in 2006 and 45% in 1991.
Purchases are estimated to reach 10 GW by the end of the year.
Robotics startup LuxAI has created QTrobot, a bot designed to help children with autism learn valuable social skills.