VERGE Accelerate: Transport Pitch Session

GreenBiz

VERGE Accelerate: Transport Pitch Session. Today’s session highlights five entrepreneurs building solutions related to transportation. VERGE Accelerate is a series of fast-pitch competitions featuring leading startups advancing the clean economy.

This is the moment to reimagine public transportation

GreenBiz

This is the moment to reimagine public transportation. And we’re not starting from scratch: For years, Seattle’s transportation department and others in city leadership have been working to reduce the health-harming pollution from cars, trucks and other sources.

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10 Ways the Transportation Industry Can Be More Sustainable

U.S. Green Technology

The transportation industry is the leading source of CO2 emissions in the United States. Improving sustainability standards within the transportation industry involves significant adjustments in how communities move around, how products and goods are shipped and how future transportation routes are designed. Green Transportation Environmental technology Sustainability Technology

How BMW is embracing sustainable transportation strategies

GreenBiz

Electric Vehicles Energy & Climate manufacturing Transportation & Mobility Energy EfficiencyStarting with energy efficient operations, measurement and onsite renewables.

Here are the cities that are leading in electrifying transportation

GreenBiz

Cities electric bus Electric Vehicles Electrification Electromobility Energy & Climate Transportation & MobilityFrom e-bikes to light rail, East Coast to West Coast, policies and plans are making municipalities more sustainable.

Will COVID-19's transport slowdown stick?

GreenBiz

It takes a global pandemic — and subsequent ordered and self-imposed quarantines — to really expose just how dependent societies are on mobility and transportation. Aviation COVID-19 Driving Change Health Shipping & Logistics Transportation & Mobility

Brown, female and on the bus: A personal journey into transportation policy

GreenBiz

Brown, female and on the bus: A personal journey into transportation policy. Before I started school, transportation already had served to move me both into and out of opportunity in very real ways. Transportation & Mobility.

Top 10 transportation trends to watch for in 2020

GreenBiz

Amazon Anheuser-Busch BMW Daimler DHL Dominion Energy electric bus electric trucks Electric Vehicles Etsy EVgo FedEx Ford IKEA Transportation & Mobility UPS VolvoCity greenzones. Methane biodigesters. Connected schoolbuses. There's a lot in store for the next year in mobility.

Modernization and Inclusion? Informal and Semiformal Transport in Latin America

The City Fix

For most Latin American and Caribbean cities, public transport is the single most important way to access opportunity and essential services for most urban dwellers, from finding a job to education. This blog is also available in Spanish on IADB.org.

How nine states and D.C. plan to cut carbon pollution from transportation

GreenBiz

carbon pollution comes from transportation. Carbon Pricing Pollution Prevention resilience Transportation & MobilityAlmost 30% of U.S.

Former Walmart exec brings ride-share technology to fresh produce transport

GreenBiz

Former Walmart exec brings ride-share technology to fresh produce transport. Using his experience at Walmart, Aman is dragging trucking into the digital age with the added bonus of reducing food waste and eliminating unnecessary transportation emissions. . Transportation & Mobility.

Transport and Inequality: Why Disparities in Access Matter in Cities

The City Fix

They marched for human rights, for health care and education, but they came for the metro system, burning and damaging more than 86 stations across the city. Massive protests in Santiago last October forced the government to agree to rewrite. Continue reading on TheCityFix.com.

America is terrible at building things. Let's fix that, starting with transportation

GreenBiz

manufacturing and transportation projects. COVID-19 Policy & Politics Transportation & MobilityRespected venture capitalist Marc Andreessen is calling for a resurgence of U.S. We should build things such as EV charging infrastructure, zero-emissions public transit and protected lanes for micromobility.

VERGE Accelerate (Energy and Transport): Electriphi

GreenBiz

Electric Vehicles Keynote Transportation VERGE VERGE VERGE 19On the VERGE 19 main stage, selected finalists pitch to a live audience of business leaders, government officials and investors, as well as to a global online audience.

VERGE Accelerate (Energy and Transport): ReJoule

GreenBiz

Keynote Transportation VERGE VERGE VERGE 19 VERGE AccelerateOn the VERGE 19 main stage, selected finalists pitch to a live audience of business leaders, government officials and investors, as well as to a global online audience.

Forbes Transportation Awards 2020: The Lucid Air Promises To Outperform Telsa’s Best

Forbes Green Tech

Sure, 2020 will be remembered as the year of the pandemic, but it was also a vibrant period in transportation’s ongoing revolution, with ambitious entrepreneurs rolling out innovations in electric vehicles, self-driving and sensor tech, and delivery services.

Trend: Last-mile transportation inches closer to home

GreenBiz

Last-mile freight is a major contributor to local air pollution, often in disadvantaged communities. But there’s some good news amidst all this urban doom and gloom

Forth: Policy Manager — Equitable Transportation Electrification

CleanTech Alliance

The focus will be on building the capacity of organizations to develop equitable policy approaches for transportation electrification […]. Source: Forth, April 14, 2020 DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES Policy Development, Coalition Building and Education (~50%). The Policy Manager assists the Senior Director in convening advocacy organizations across the U.S. to build an equitable, electric mobility community of practice.).

The CrossWater is a solar-powered mode of public water transportation

Inhabitat - Innovation

CrossWater is rethinking transportation Forget air-polluting boats or sitting in traffic on the highway.

Forbes Favorites 2020: The Year’s Best Transportation Stories

Forbes Green Tech

From a wave of stock listings by electric vehicle and laser sensor startups to bold plans for high-speed trains, robotic trucks and robotaxis, 2020 was an exciting year in the ongoing evolution of transportation.

Trends in hybrid and electric mobility in commercial transportation

Charged

Experts predict that by 2040, most forms of transportation will leverage electric motors or cleaner sources of fuel to meet heightened emissions standards. Industrial and commercial transportation is a great example with longer routes, ranges or exposure to harsh environments.

Metals recycler supports the Transport for London scrappage scheme

Envirotec Magazine

Metals recycler EMR is supporting the Transport for London (TFL) scrappage scheme at six sites across the capital. With the help of initiatives such as the TFL scrappage scheme, the introduction of the ULEZ and greener transport options, pollution in London has been reduced by more than 40%.

Rethinking Urban Freight Transport in Mumbai: A Paradigm Shift from Road to Rail

The City Fix

As sales move increasingly online, e-commerce has boomed globally. Shipping goods has become more complex, as more items must be individually delivered to consumers’ homes, compared with bulk delivery to a store. In New York City, for example, the average. Continue reading on TheCityFix.com.

Shell Says Hydrogen Is Heavy Transport’s Future. What Now For Biofuels?

GreenTechMedia

Fuels such as biodiesel made from rapeseed oil or ethanol made from corn were once viewed as the apex of future low-carbon transport. In 2011, the International Energy Agency forecast that biofuels could make up 27 percent of global transportation fuels by 2050.

Transport and Inequality: Why Disparities in Access Matters in Cities

The City Fix

They marched for human rights, for health care and education, but they came for the metro system, burning and damaging more than 86 stations across the city. Massive protests in Santiago last October forced the government to agree to rewrite. Continue reading on TheCityFix.com.

Mary Nichols on the transition to a decarbonized transportation system

GreenBiz

Hear from Mary Nichols, the Chair of the California Air Resources Board (CARB), who have spent years guiding, navigating and sometimes battling for a transition to a decarbonized transportation system. Clean Energy Fuels Electric Vehicles Keynote Transportation Transportation & Mobility VERGE VERGE VERGE 19

VERGE Accelerate (Energy and Transport): Paulin Revolution

GreenBiz

On the VERGE 19 main stage, selected finalists pitch to a live audience of business leaders, government officials and investors, as well as to a global online audience. Clean Energy Keynote VERGE VERGE VERGE 19

Utilities and Transportation Commission appoints policy director

CleanTech Alliance

In this role, Andrews will lead the commission’s statewide policy strategy and development for regulated industries, including investor-owned utilities and private transportation companies. “Amy Source: UTC, October 1, 2019 Amy Andrews, formerly the commission’s chief financial officer, has been appointed to policy director, effective today.

In Hawaii and Colorado, governments and the private sector electrify transportation

GreenBiz

Cities Electric Vehicles Electrification Electromobility Transportation & MobilityAn innovation lab on mobility helps projects move from point A to point B.

VERGE Accelerate (Energy and Transport): Element 16

GreenBiz

On the VERGE 19 main stage, selected finalists pitch to a live audience of business leaders, government officials and investors, as well as to a global online audience. Keynote VERGE VERGE VERGE 19 VERGE Accelerate Energy

VERGE Accelerate (Energy and Transport): Solar Skyrise

GreenBiz

On the VERGE 19 main stage, selected finalists pitch to a live audience of business leaders, government officials and investors, as well as to a global online audience. Clean Energy Keynote VERGE VERGE VERGE 19 VERGE Accelerate

VERGE Accelerate (Energy and Transport): 60Hertz Microgrids

GreenBiz

On the VERGE 19 main stage, selected finalists pitch to a live audience of business leaders, government officials and investors, as well as to a global online audience. Keynote Microgrids VERGE VERGE VERGE 19

VERGE Accelerate (Energy and Transport): Nanogrid

GreenBiz

On the VERGE 19 main stage, selected finalists pitch to a live audience of business leaders, government officials and investors, as well as to a global online audience. Clean Energy Keynote VERGE VERGE VERGE 19 VERGE Accelerate Energy

The Covid-19 Era Sheds Light On Transportation’s Climate Change Impact

Forbes Green Tech

The pandemic’s impact on transportation has also sparked a conversation on the future of mobility and its environmental impact. Transportation /transportation Business /business Transportation /transportation Innovation /innovation Green Tech /green-tech Coronavirus coronavirus Business

Safer, More Sustainable Transport in a Post-COVID-19 World

The City Fix

The COVID-19 crisis has shown that effective public transport is vital to keeping cities running. By serving essential workers in health care, emergency services, food services, and other sectors, public transport has become a service not just for some people. Continue reading on TheCityFix.com.

All the Ways COVID-19 Is Reshaping Urban Transportation Systems

GreenTechMedia

Or will it dismantle already-weakened public transportation systems? When economies across the world shut down all at once in March, the impact on transportation systems was immediate. Many cities saw a more than 90 percent drop in public transport ridership.

Sponsored content: Transportable VOC emissions analyser submitted for QAL1 certification

Envirotec Magazine

Transportable Continuous Emission Monitoring Systems (T-CEMs) are generally employed for regulatory monitoring; verifying and calibrating installed CEMs, according to the requirements of BS EN 14181, and for providing temporary back-up when permanent CEMs are not operating.

How is the pandemic reshaping urban transport in China?

Eco-Business

Changes in how people work and live have boosted private over public modes of transport

California Shows How the U.S. Can Reduce Transport Emissions

The City Fix

California will require that all new passenger cars and trucks sold in the state be emissions-free by 2035 – a move that is expected to lead to more than a 35% reduction in greenhouse gas emissions (GHG) and an 80% cut in. Continue reading on TheCityFix.com.

These were 10 key sustainable transport trends of 2020

GreenBiz

These were 10 key sustainable transport trends of 2020. Here are my picks for the 10 most important sustainable transportation trends of 2020: 1. Some new transport SPACs are speculative and pre-commercial, but many are legitimate companies with years of revenue and even profits.