EVs are just one part of sustainable transportation

GreenBiz

EVs are just one part of sustainable transportation. Want more great analysis of electric and sustainable transport? Sign up for Transport Weekly , our free email newsletter. Sadik-Khan is bullish about the newly appointed federal Secretary of Transportation, Pete Buttigieg.

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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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. Increasing the efficiency of movement in the transportation industry is the ultimate goal, The post 10 Ways the Transportation Industry Can Be More Sustainable appeared first on U.S.

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

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.

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

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.

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.

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.

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.).

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.

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

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.

Sustainable Transportation in LA • 4/8/21

Women in Cleantech and Sustainability

Join the Los Angeles Chapter of Women in Cleantech & Sustainability and the Los Angeles Department of Transportation (LADOT) for a discussion about the City of Los Angeles’ plans for sustainable public transit. Transportation is the largest source of pollution in LA. April 8, 2021.

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.

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.

Biden’s Infrastructure Plan Most Radical Change For Transport Since 1950s, Say City Transport Officials

Forbes Green Tech

Biden pledges to double transit spending, upgrade 20,000 miles of roads in a $20 billion plan to make them safer for all users—including those not in motor vehicles. Green Tech /green-tech Innovation /innovation Green Tech /green-tech Lifestyle /lifestyle Cars & Bikes /cars-bikes industry industry

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.

Transport giant ComfortDelGro to set science-based targets

Eco-Business

The Singapore-headquartered transport firm has given itself two years to set carbon reduction goals in line with the Paris Agreement. How does it plan to reduce its carbon footprint

It Is Time to Decarbonize Transport

The City Fix

Climate change is the defining challenge of our time, and clean energy and green transport are the keys to addressing it. Less than two decades ago, energy emissions seemed to be spiraling out of control as countries were locked into. Continue reading on TheCityFix.com.

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.

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.

The Long-Term Impacts of COVID-19: Transforming Transportation 2021

The City Fix

Plummeting bus and train ridership, lost jobs, overflowing warehouses, more inequality: 2020’s disruptions to the transport sector were widespread and deep. Speaking at Transforming Transportation 2021, co-hosted by WRI and the World Bank, sustainable mobility leaders from around the world.

Victory Lap: Let’s build the clean and just transportation

Front And Centered

When it comes to transportation we deserve a victory lap. Dignity for people who can’t drive because they are disabled or too young, too old, too poor is not a standard feature of our transportation system. That’s where the other 20% of our transportation dollars should go.

Will EVs Create A Transportation Class Divide?

Forbes Green Tech

The price of EVs and the inability of many to obtain home charging could create a clear division where those with lower incomes will miss out on the huge benefits of electric driving for many years to come.

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.

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.

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.

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

Einride Adds Appliance Giant To Its EV Transport Roster

Forbes Green Tech

Swedish appliance giant Electrolux AB will soon transport products in its home nation in electric Einride transport vehicles and eventually in self-driving EV provided by the tech transport company.

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 logistics sector plan to reach net zero by 2050

Envirotec Magazine

The Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport (CILT) believes its sector “can achieve net-zero by 2050” through a range of measures recommended to government and others in its latest report, Routes to Net-Zero 2050: 2020 Year End Summary. Setting carbon budgets for the transport sector.

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

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.

Join us: Frontline Solutions for Clean and Just Transportation

Front And Centered

Join Front and Centered and Disability Rights Washington for a conversation with frontline activists from across the state who are working for a more Clean and Just transportation system. . The voices of people of color and people with disabilities have been missing when it comes to transportation, and it shows. Right now, state legislators are debating transportation packages in the tens of billions of dollars that will lock-in climate impacts for decades.

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%.

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

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.