Volvo Moves To Rail Transport To Slash Carbon Emissions

CleanTechnica

Volvo is switching from over-the-road trucks to rail transport to move cars between its factories and storage depots across Europe, China, and the United States, and the results are more impressive than you might think!

Citroen Introduces Ami, A €6,000 Electric Urban Transportation Vehicle

CleanTechnica

Cars Clean Transport Electric Cars Electric Vehicles Citroen Citroen Ami electric car low cost electric car urban evThe Citroen Ami is an electric urban mobility device that retails for €6000. It will be available in France at the end of March and in other European countries later this year.

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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.

NVIDIA Helps Transportation Industry With AI Technology

CleanTechnica

NVIDIA is helping the transportation industry by giving it access to its deep neural networks (DNNs) for autonomous vehicles. Autonomous Vehicles Clean Transport AI artificial intelligence neural networks NVIDIA NVIDIA DRIVE NVIDIA GPU Cloud robotaxis

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.

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

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.

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.

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.

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

Fees On Rideshare Services Have Provided $4.2 Million For Boston Transportation Projects

CleanTechnica

Fees on rideshare services Uber and Lyft are helping local sustainable transportation projects throughout Boston. Despite these two companies' contributions toward bad traffic in the area, both have paid millions to help with transportation initiatives.

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.

Kansas City Is First Major City In America To Offer Free Public Transportation. Is That A Good Thing?

CleanTechnica

Kansas City has voted to provide free public transportation to all. Clean Transport Mass Transit / Public Transit Congestion charge free public transportation Kansas City TransitCenterIs that a good idea?

#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.

YouTuber Speculates How Tesla’s Relentless Drive To Drive Down Costs Could Radically Reduce Transportation Costs

CleanTechnica

Cars Clean Transport Consumer Technology Electric Cars Electric Vehicles ELIO Tesla Warren Redlich

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.

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.

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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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

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

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

Five Ways COVID-19 May Impact The Future Of Infrastructure And Transportation

Forbes Green Tech

What could be the lasting effects on transportation and infrastructure in our post-COVID-19 world? Rudy Salo discusses the potential impact on public transportation, traffic, driverless cars, micromobility, and global infrastructure development

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.

Commerce Announces Request for Applications for the Electrification of Transportation Systems (ETS) Grant

CleanTech Alliance

Source: Commerce, Feb 5th, 2020 The Washington State Department of Commerce is now accepting applications for a new grant through the Electrification of Transportation Systems (ETS) program. All modes of transportation […]. Potential applicants must be part of Washington state local government, a retail electric utility serving Washington state, or any organization partnering with qualified entities. Member News Opportunities

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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

‘Urgent action’ needed if Scotland’s transport sector is to meet net zero targets, according to new report

Envirotec Magazine

Interconnectivity between different modes of transport is critical. The report noted that surface transport emissions rose for the fourth consecutive year to 10.5 Net zero offers ‘huge economic development opportunity’ for Scotland.

Electrification of vehicle fleets sparks disruption of energy and transportation

Impact Alpha

The post Electrification of vehicle fleets sparks disruption of energy and transportation appeared first on ImpactAlpha.

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

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.

Cities turn to freewheeling public transport

Eco-Business

Cities worldwide are making their public transport free to use. As passenger numbers rise, car use falls. What’s not to like