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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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.

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.

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

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

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

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.

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

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.

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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

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.

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.

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.

Save the Date: Transportation Justice Panel • 3/10/22

Women in Cleantech and Sustainability

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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.

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.

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.).

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.

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.

Larsen: Bold Investment in Nation’s Infrastructure Creates Jobs, Builds Greener Transportation Network

CleanTech Alliance

Source: The Office of US Representative Rick Larsen, November 5, 2021 WASHINGTON, DC – Tonight, Rep. Rick Larsen (WA-02) supported passage of the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act, bipartisan legislation that makes bold, long-term investments in the nation’s infrastructure to create well-paying jobs, keep the economy moving and fight climate change. The Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act passed the […]. Public Policy infrastructure press release rick larsen

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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%

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

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?

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.