A French City Introduces Free Public Transportation

CleanTechnica

Clean Transport Mass Transit / Public Transit buses Dunkirk France free buses free electric busesThe French city of Dunkirk recently implemented a change rather unusual around the world. Have you ever waited in the rain on a bus?

Are We Doing Enough To Tackle Global Transport Emissions?

CleanTechnica

It is not surprising that the transport industry is currently the biggest source of emissions. Clean Transport Climate Change transport emissionsIn last month’s article, we reported on which countries were the biggest emitters of greenhouse gases and CO2.

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California Is Investing $95 Million Into Clean Transportation

CleanTechnica

California has announced that it is investing $95 million into clean transportation with several goals in mind, including helping those living in disadvantaged communities get access to clean transportation.

Hybrid Shipping: New Trends In Green Cargo Transport

CleanTechnica

Boats Clean Power Clean Transport CleanTechnica Exclusive Marine Energy Shipping Fourth Propulsion Revolution International Chamber of Shipping Norsepower Rotor Sail SolutionWhat's new and hopeful for the transition to zero carbon cargo shipping.

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.

The Fastest Growing Source of Global Emissions: Transport

CleanTechnica

Air Quality Cars Clean Transport Climate Change Consumer Technology Electric Cars Electric Vehicles Fossil Fuels Health Oil Policy & Politics Research Science California California fires climate adaptation co2 emissions fires World Resources Institute

What If We Go From Paying For Transportation To Being Paid To Go Places?

CleanTechnica

This week I read a series of tweets that inspired me to write this article on declining transportation costs and how they could fundamentally change the markets for personal transportation.

#EC2019 Part 2: What Does A #ClimateCrisis Resolution Look Like In A City Transportation Plan?

CleanTechnica

Vancouver still lags China on decarbonized transportation in many ways, but is obviously a leader in North America.

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.

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.

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.

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.

The Electrification Of Transportation Must Be Accompanied By On-Demand Access To Renewable Energy

CleanTechnica

Unprecedented growth in global electricity demand must be met with renewable sources and technologies delivering new levels of energy efficiency.

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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.

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.

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): 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

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

Kansas City approves free public transportation for all

Inhabitat - Innovation

The program will boost ridership of city transit systems, allaying concerns about equity and the challenges of global greenhouse gas emissions and the climate crisis

Transport - Our biggest carbon challenge and opportunity

Business Green

Andy Eastlake of LowCVP reflects on how the race between electricity and hydrogen to drive transport decarbonisation is entering a fascinating phase

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.

CEO of 3Degrees, Steve McDougal, on offsetting carbon emissions with transportation

GreenBiz

Recently, more corporations are beginning to tap into the opportunity to also reduce their transportation emissions with renewables and offsets. To tackle climate change, 3Degrees helps corporations implement renewable energy strategies.

Volvo unveils heavy-duty concept EVs for construction and regional transport

Charged

Volvo Trucks President Roger Alm said, “We see great potential for heavy-duty electric trucks for regional transport and construction in the longer term. Volvo Trucks has developed electric concept trucks for construction operations and regional distribution to gauge commercial interest.

Freebee deploys Lightning Systems’ EVs for on-demand public transport

Charged

Freebee, which offers passengers free door-to-door rides through municipal transportation contracts, has received two of the six vans and put them into service shortly after delivery. Freebee, a Florida-based operator of on-demand public transit vehicles, has ordered six Lightning Electric Ford Transit 350 HD passenger vans from Lightning Systems.

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German transport ministry opens applications for charging point funding

Charged

The German Federal Ministry of Transport and Digital Infrastructure (BMVI) has announced the fourth funding call for its charging infrastructure program. The ministry has allocated around €100 million ($110.6 million) for the construction of 5,000 normal and 5,000 fast charging points in the fourth round. BMVI has earmarked around €300 million ($331.75 million) through 2020 to help establish 15,000 charging stations around Germany.

North Bay Energy & Transportation Happy Hour

Women in Cleantech and Sustainability

WCS is joining forces with Marin Energy & Transportation Group for our first-ever happy hour event in the North Bay. Come and join us at Bar Bocce in Sausalito for a drink and get a chance to mingle with a fantastic group of North Bay energy and transportation professionals.

Which Is Safer For Transporting Crude Oil: Rail, Truck, Pipeline Or Boat?

Jim Conca

News of increased crude oil transportation by rail from Canada has raised this question again. The short answer is: truck worse than train worse than pipeline worse than boat. But it depends on your definition of worse - human deaths, property destruction or environmental impact. You choose

Government launches latest round of £1m green transport technology grants

Business Green

Tenth year of the Transport Technology Research and Innovation Grant opens for applications, with innovators able to apply for up to £30,000 of funding

Biogas to transport fuel plant gets the green light

Business Green

Major £150m investment aims generate sufficient fuel to power 1,000 low-carbon HGVs and buses every year

BC Active Transportation Design Guide Training Workshops

Green Market Oracle

The BC Active Transportation Design Guide Training Workshops will take place in December 2019 and January 30, 2020 at various locations across British Columbia (for specific dates and locations see below). To order the BC Active Transportation Design Guide click here.

Self-driving cars will not fix our transportation woes

Eco-Business

Self-driving cars, left to their own devices, will likely do more harm than good, says a researcher in sustainable transportation

Transportation Sector Emissions and Climate Change

Green Market Oracle

Transportation is a massive and growing problem contributing to the climate crisis. Emissions from the transportation sector account for between a quarter and a third of global greenhouse gas emissions. Shipping represent around 3 percent of transportation emissions.

Cities urged to 'join dots' between transport, energy, and built environment

Business Green

New report argues that innovative transport decarbonisation plans can deliver wide-ranging benefits for health and quality of life in urban areas

Health 105

Advanced Technologies Are Disrupting Transport and Logistics Business Models

Forbes Green Tech

A diverse set of suppliers in the transport and logistics ecosystem are developing and deploying innovative technologies to make shipping more flexible, efficient, and sustainable.

Preliminary Notice for Grant Funding Opportunity for EV Charging Infrastructure along High-Traffic Transportation Corridors in WA

CleanTech Alliance

Beginning in December, the Washington Department of Ecology will open a grant opportunity providing about $4 million on a competitive basis to install or upgrade existing publicly available direct current fast chargers (DCFC) along high-traffic transportation corridors.

Best Cars Of 2019: From Production Cars To Sustainable, Innovative Transport Ideas

Forbes Green Tech

2019 was an interesting year for car design as the traditional auto industry began to properly address future transport ideas with some innovative and progressive sustainable solutions.

BP invests $10m in Finnish city transport app MaaS Global

Business Green

British oil giant's investment arm says latest deal forms part of its strategy to make urban transport smarter in a digital world