The Future of Transportation is Green: A Pollution-Free World

The Environmental Blog

Ships to transport heavy cargo across oceans. Unfortunately, our current transportation systems don’t seem to have a path to a pollution-free world. In fact, the transportation sector remains to be one of the most polluting bodies we have right now.

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.

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The urgent need to clean up transportation

GreenBiz

How COP26 can pave the way for equitable mobility decarbonization

Swiss transport firm deploys all-electric car transporter

Charged

The Swiss firm Galliker Transport is now delivering new cars using an all-electric car transporter. The Futuricum 26E transporter has a total power output of 680 hp and a range of 450 km.

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

Growing a zero-emissions transportation network in Cincinnati

GreenBiz

Servall Electric, a local residential, commercial and industrial contractor that is an early adopter of electric trucks from Workhorse, is helping the city install electric vehicle charging stations

Will COVID-19's transport slow down 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

Decarbonizing heavy-duty transportation: Is hydrogen the answer?

GreenBiz

Sponsored: While the world is well on its way to making advancements in electric vehicle technology, there’s one key piece of the decarbonization effort still left to tackle: heavy-duty vehicles

For Vibrant US Cities, Invest in Multi-modal Transportation

The City Fix

states and cities the chance to invest in transportation systems that modernize infrastructure, expand access and mobility for all people in a community, improve public. The Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act, also known as the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law, offers U.S.

IPCC: Revolutionary changes in transportation could slow global warming, if done right

GreenBiz

Systemic changes under way in the transportation sector from electric vehicles to ride sharing could begin lowering that emissions footprint. But will they reduce emissions enough

By sea, land and air: Decarbonizing transportation and logistics

GreenBiz

Sponsored: Heightened visibility of the global supply chain creates opportunity — and demand — for transformative solutions to mitigate environmental impacts

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.

Mobility vs. transportation: The difference is equity and access

GreenBiz

We have a long way to go in terms of EV battery and charging technology, infrastructure, equipping the necessary workforce, and educating buyers and sellers

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.

5 ways to cut oil and gas use through clean transportation

GreenBiz

From creative financing to better walking infrastructure, these strategies can reduce traffic, noise, and pollution

How St. Paul prioritizes people in its transportation planning

GreenBiz

The city passed two pieces of legislation that represent an ambitious and important step toward meeting its climate and equity goals

Vehicles handed over to hydrogen transport hub in Tees Valley

Envirotec Magazine

Ten Toyota Mirai hydrogen fuel cell electric cars and a Toyota fuel cell forklift truck were handed over to the Tees Valley Hydrogen Transport Hub on 27 January at the opening of the new Element 2 hydrogen fuelling station at Teesside International Airport, in Darlington.

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.

Power resistors for EVs and transportation

Charged

Whether it’s motor controls, high-current braking, charging stations, circuit breakers, or other switching designs, power resistors are a critical component of EV and transportation designs. Ohmite is here to help with customized and standard products for transportation and EVs.

The Future of Transport?

Terra Infirma

Last week I finally got hold of my new mode of transport – a Tern GSD cargobike. This is definitely a big piece in my future transport jigsaw. The post The Future of Transport? Uncategorised change management cycling electric vehicles transport

3 ways to reimagine public transport for people and the climate

GreenBiz

The pandemic initially tanked global transit by as much as 80 percent. Here are 10 actions to ensure it can make a full green recovery

LA Times Future of Transportation Campaign

Green Living Guy

That’s why I’m excited to announce my collaboration with the LA Times for the Future of Transportation Campaign. The post LA Times Future of Transportation Campaign appeared first on Green Living Guy.

GreenPower to Showcase it’s Line of EVs at the 2022 Advanced Transportation Expo

Green Living Guy

The post GreenPower to Showcase it’s Line of EVs at the 2022 Advanced Transportation Expo appeared first on Green Living Consultants, Companies, Electric Car Expert, Green Living, Electric Car News, New York, California, Florida, Missouri, Texas, Nevada. See GreenPower Motor at the Expo!

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.

A People’s Transportation Package

Front And Centered

Last year the House and the Senate each proposed massive, multi-year packages that failed to pass and failed even harder at closing the justice deficit in our transportation system. Our transportation system hurts people of color and other marginalized communities first and worst.

Inside Hewlett Foundation’s plan to electrify all road transportation by 2050

GreenBiz

Inside Hewlett Foundation’s plan to electrify all road transportation by 2050. What caught my eye about the Hewlett Foundation’s recently announced zero-emissions strategy is the specific focus on road transportation decarbonization. . Transportation & Mobility.

Microplastics Can Transport Parasites to Oceans, Impacting Wildlife and Humans

Green Living Guy

The post Microplastics Can Transport Parasites to Oceans, Impacting Wildlife and Humans appeared first on Green Living Consultants, Companies, Electric Car Expert, Green Living, Electric Car News, New York, California, Florida, Missouri, Texas, Nevada.

How serious are countries about decarbonising transport?

Envirotec Magazine

New “Transport NDC Tracker” monitors how transport appears in national decarbonisation commitments. Climate change cannot be stopped without decarbonising transport. In contrast to other sectors, transport CO2 emissions continue to rise, not fall.

Transporting a 280Te hyperbaric chamber

Envirotec Magazine

Load transportation expert Collett and Sons has transported a 280Te hyperbaric chamber with its fleet of SPMT and modular trailers. Collett’s projects department initially decided it was feasible to transport the chamber in one piece.

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

Why TransitTech Is So Vital to Struggling Public Transportation Systems

GreenTechMedia

Ride sharing has swept transportation systems over the last decade -- bringing convenience, but also congestion, inequities, and political fights. Now a new category of transportation networking is emerging: TransitTech.

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.

Senior Policy Advisor, Clean Transportation

Clean Energy Canada

SEEKING a strategic thinker and energetic leader to join our policy team’s efforts to advance clean transportation priorities in Canada. Monitor the clean transportation policy landscape and stay up to date on new developments in Canada and relevant jurisdictions.

Why Mexico Needs a Federal Funding Program for Semiformal Transport

The City Fix

In cities around the world, the sudden and sustained drop in public transport ridership during COVID-19 has caused a financial and operational crisis for both large public transport agencies and semiformal service providers.

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 Electric Moment and What’s Next: Transforming Transportation 2022

The City Fix

Transforming Transportation 2022 will continue on February 17. The case for decarbonizing transport cannot be clearer: it’s the fastest growing sector of emissions after. Visit transformingtransportation.org to register and watch full sessions.

Why TransitTech Is So Vital to Struggling Public Transportation Systems

GreenTechMedia

Ride sharing has swept transportation systems over the last decade -- bringing convenience, but also congestion, inequities, and political fights. Now a new category of transportation networking is emerging: TransitTech.

Big Changes Are Needed for More Sustainable, Inclusive Transport

The City Fix

In the global conversation around decarbonizing transport, the spotlight on electric vehicles has never shone brighter. The EV revolution is underway, with consumers embracing them in record numbers and manufacturing ramping up around the world. And yet, electric vehicles will.

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.

Beyond Highways: Funding Clean Transportation through the US Bipartisan Infrastructure Law

The City Fix

President Biden has touted the potential climate benefits of the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law, which makes historic investments in transportation, the country’s largest and fastest-growing source of greenhouse gas emissions.

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3 Ways to Reimagine Public Transport for People and the Climate

The City Fix

The coronavirus pandemic hit public transport hard. Global ridership tanked initially by as much as 80%, and transit was still at around just 20% of pre-pandemic ridership at the end of 2020. There is serious concern that people will increasingly opt for private vehicles, should public.

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.

New analysis to measure carbon emissions of transporting district heating and plumbing pipework

Envirotec Magazine

With decarbonisation legislation continuing to tighten in the UK, a polymer specialist has carried out a CO2 emissions analysis for contractors to measure emissions accrued from transporting district heating pipework and plumbing pipework to construction sites.