The urgent need to clean up transportation

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How COP26 can pave the way for equitable mobility decarbonization

How E-Scooters Are Shaping Green Urban Transportation

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The post How E-Scooters Are Shaping Green Urban Transportation appeared first on U.S. Featured Posts Featured Stories Green Transportation Green Urban TransportationAs eco-consciousness rises globally, individuals examine the environmental effects of their daily actions.

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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.

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

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

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.

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

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.

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 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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Saving Public Transportation and the Untapped Potential of Listening

The City Fix

One thing is clear: around the world, public transport ridership declined precipitously and has not. Integrated Transport Brazil buses COVID-19 focus group pandemic public transportation QualiOnibus rider experience service quality sustainable mobility transit agencies transit ridership

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.).

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

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.

Greentown Labs’ Sector Pitch Day Tackles Decarbonizing Transportation

Greentown Labs

Global decarbonization will require entrepreneurs, corporates, investors, and policymakers to work together on developing and scaling solutions across the key greenhouse gas-emitting sectors: agtech + water, buildings, electricity, manufacturing, and transportation.

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.

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.

Widespread electrified transport is coming fast— Are we ready?

Renewable Energy World

Electrified transport is about to come in a tidal wave to North America. According to recent estimates, the electrification of transportation and other sectors will require a doubling of U.S. Contributed by Neha Palmer, CEO of TeraWatt Infrastructure.

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.

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.

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.

5 Ways to Shape a Greener, More Equitable Recovery Through Transport

The City Fix

The global coronavirus pandemic brought a wave of public and private initiatives to help societies adapt and recover, from economic stabilization and safety measures to new business models and shifts in consumption. Many of these initiatives are not green, despite. Continue reading on TheCityFix.com.

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.

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.

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.

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 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.

XL Fleet partners with eNow on electric transport refrigeration units

Charged

XL Fleet has formed a development agreement with eNow, a provider of solar and battery power systems for electric transport refrigeration units (eTRUs).

Can You Transport an Electric Car?

Green Living Guy

As the green infrastructure develops and charging points become plentiful and more efficient, there’s no doubt that we’ll be seeing far more green vehicles… Read More Can You Transport an Electric Car? The post Can You Transport an Electric Car?

Comment: Tesla trucks alone will not save the transport industry

Envirotec Magazine

The phase out of non-hybrid or non-electric vehicles forms part of an ongoing shift towards a greener transport industry, in part driven by government net zero initiatives. The Department for Transport’s ‘Freight Carbon Review 2017’ estimates that 23.5%

The automated vessel designed to transport electricity from offshore wind farms to shore

Renewable Energy World

Japan’s PowerX is developing the world’s first vessel to transport electricity generated by offshore wind farms to shore. Japan’s PowerX is developing the world’s first vessel to transport electricity generated by offshore wind farms to shore.

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.

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.

Despite climate commitments, transport sector emissions are set to soar

Eco-Business

More ambitious policies are needed to curb the rise in transport emissions in the decades ahead as more vehicles hit the world’s roads and rails, according to a new study

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.

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.