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2020 UN Global Sustainable Transport Conference website launch  Intelligent Transport

The UN Department of Economic and Social Affairs (DESA) has launched a website for the second UN Global Sustainable Transport Conference.


Preparations Underway for Second UN Global Sustainable Transport Conference | News  IISD Reporting Services

September 2019: The UN Department of Economic and Social Affairs (DESA) has launched a website for the second UN Global Sustainable Transport ...


How is Public Transport Changing to Become More Sustainable  BBN Times

Sustainability has become a key objective for government-funded transportation. Operators need to ensure that the taxpayer is getting an acceptable return on ...


Developing and implementing sustainable and accessible transport strategies  Open Access Government

Andree Woodcock, Professor from Coventry University, tells us about a 4 year research and innovation action project to develop transport strategies.


Sustainable transport losing its appeal in Scotland  Transport Network

Satisfaction with public transport in Scotland has dropped by 10 percentage points over the past four years, while levels of walking have also fallen, official ...


A large study indicates how cities can promote walking for travel  EurekAlert

Coinciding with the European Mobility Week, a study performed in seven European cities focuses on walking for travel, a strategy to increase physical activity in ...


The future of transport is zero-carbon - Greenpeace International  Greenpeace International

When you think of 'the future of transport' you probably imagine flying cars, self-driving ones or Knight Rider (if you're old enough). But the vision that's been sold ...


Are electric vehicles the real future of green transportation?  Sustainability Times

Transportation is responsible for over a quarter of the global carbon emissions so it clearly needs a reboot. The question, though, is what's the best way forward?


How We Can Make Ports More Sustainable — And Why it Matters  State of the Planet

It can take several days for a large ship to unload its cargo. If the port doesn't provide a clean power supply, pollution from the ships can be harmful to nearby ...


Shippers Turn to Transportation to Reduce Emissions  Transport Topics Online

In an environmentally conscious world, many companies are adopting more sustainable transportation methods to reduce their carbon footprints.


Asian Development Bank funding sustainable transport project in China  Traffic Technology Today

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has approved a US$199.5m loan to support the development of an innovative intelligent transport system (ITS) to reduce ...


Liverpool announces investment of £172 million in sustainable public transport  Intelligent Transport

Over the next five years, Liverpool City Region Combined Authority has announced how it is planning to invest £172 mn in green public transport schemes.


Liverpool announces £172m public and sustainable transport plans  Infrastructure Intelligence

Liverpool City Region Combined Authority has announced plans to invest £172m in public and sustainable transport to drive inclusive growth across the city ...


United Nations Global Compact Launches Principles for Sustainable Ocean Business  CSRwire.com

UNITED NATIONS, N.Y., Sep. 17 /CSRwire/ - The United Nations Global Compact today launched a set of nine Sustainable Ocean Principles, calling on ...


Women in transport: Reducing inequalities in smart mobility in Europe  Open Access Government

Prof Woodcock tells us about the TInnGO project that concerns the role of women in transport and the need to reduce inequalities in smart mobility.


New Study Offers Pathways to Climate-Smart Transport  Modern Diplomacy

A two-volume study laying out a pathway to a low-carbon and climate-resilient transport sector in Vietnam was released at a workshop on Addressing Climate ...


Skyway finalists announced, winner to be selected today  WBFO

The top nine teams for the Buffalo Skyway Corridor Competition have been revealed. The finalists will pitch their ideas Tuesday morning in front of a live.


Belt & Road: IRF to lead the Green & Sustainable Transport Committee  World Highways

IRF Geneva was pleased to support again this year the World Transport Convention (WTC) organised by China Highway & Transportation Society (CHTS) – an ...


European automakers to concentrate on affordable, sustainable mobility  FreightWaves

The European Automobile Manufacturers' Association (ACEA) called for a comprehensive plan to transition to zero-emission mobility in Europe during a ...


Where climate cash is flowing and why it's not enough  Nature.com

The coast of Majuro, a coral atoll in the Pacific Ocean, is dotted with concrete walls, boulders and piles of vegetation to stave off storms and rising sea levels.


NCERC at SIUE hosts Boeing presentation on sustainable aviation fuels  The Edwardsville Intelligencer

EDWARDSVILLE – The NCERC at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville hosted a presentation from The Boeing Company's Joe Ellsworth, regional director ...


Sustainable solar-powered hyperloop concept unveiled  Intelligent Transport

MAD Architects collaboration with HyperloopTT hopes to develop an elevated Hyperloop system that harnesses solar and wind energies as its main power ...


Interview with Melinda Hanson, Bird's Sustainability Chief  Streetsblog Los Angeles

Streetsblog recently met up with Melinda Hanson, the head of sustainability for Bird. The interview took place in Santa Monica last week, and has been edited for ...


Ensuring sustainability is at the heart of the future of mobility  Intelligent Transport

Maya Ben Dror, Lead of the Future of Mobility at the World Economic Forum, says sustainability is key to the future of Mobility-as-a-*Service* (MaaS).


Findings from Eastern Suburbs Bus Network Review available  Scoop.co.nz

Findings from the Eastern suburbs bus network review community sessions were tabled at Greater Wellington Regional Council's Sustainable Transport ...


Stortford Pledge: Councillor urges residents to lead the way on changes in travel  Bishop's Stortford Independent

A district councillor for Bishop's Stortford is urging residents to ditch their cars and help win Sustainable Travel Town status for the town. Chris Wilson, a Liberal ...


Volvo's first electric truck ready for North America  Fleet Owner

Volvo Trucks North America plans a late-2020 regional rollout of its first Class 8 battery-electric vehicle. One of the first VNR Electric vehicles was shown off for ...


Superblocks are transforming Barcelona. They might work in Australian cities too  The Conversation AU

The Spanish city is remaking urban neighbourhoods by limiting through traffic in superblocks that give priority to pedestrians and street activities, not cars.


Bangladesh Sustainability Investments Trump Nearshoring, Expert Claims  Sourcing Journal

Denim Expert's Mostafiz Uddin says few sourcing regions can replicate Bangladesh's laborious investments in sustainability and compliance.


Pope to Italian State Railways: be more appealing, sustainable, inclusive  Vatican News

By Robin Gomes. Pope Francis on Monday encouraged the Italian State Railways to be even more attractive and sustainable in a show of greater solidarity.


Sustainable fuels crucial for Germany's transport sector climate targets – industry associations  Clean Energy Wire

Together with nine other industry players, the automotive, farmers' and biofuel industry associations have agreed in a position paper that biofuels and ...


How Are Cities Managing Disruption? 5 Ways Brazilian Cities Are Regulating Electric Scooters  TheCityFix

Market disruptions like shared electric scooters can be great for cities, getting people out of their private cars and enhancing connectivity and accessibility.


Sustainable autonomous shipping: a step change in open ocean transport  Government Europa

With its innovative wave motion-propelled Jospa Tug, Irish SME Jospa Ltd has developed a sustainable autonomous shipping solution.


Seven steps to make travel to scientific conferences more sustainable  Nature.com

Researchers should learn to travel better to mitigate their climate impacts. Institutions can help by facilitating and rewarding sustainable travel behaviour, rather ...


ADB to fund sustainable transport project in Guizhou  The Asset

ADB to provide US$200 million loan for sustainable transport project in city in Guizhou province, China.


News - IRU publishes manifesto  WorldCargo News

The International Road Transport Union is calling on international organisations, governments and industry stakeholders "to safeguard the role of road transport ...


The Global Fuel Economy Initiative and the Global Climate Partnership Fund Working together towards sustainable mobility  UN Environment

Mobility is a key feature of modern society, and advancements in transportation technology have been an important driver for social and economic development, ...


TRA VISIONS 2020: Strengthening European transport research  Open Access Government

Alistair Greig and Matina Loukea, Project Partners at TRA VISIONS 2020 explain the importance of strengthening the European transport research.


Asia has a crucial role in the development of sustainable finance  Financial Times

In order to meet the demands of urbanisation, population growth and moving to a more sustainable use of scarce natural resources and a lower carbon future, ...


Old dog, new tricks  The Parliament Magazine

Despite having been part of our lives for many years, bicycles offer one of the best tools for delivering a healthier, cleaner and environmentally-friendlier future ...


Bad planning: Ireland’s ultimate Achilles’ heel  The Irish Times

So many of the State's pressing problems stem from the one issue.


Meet CHEP: The Unsung Leader in Circular, Data-Driven Transport Solutions  Sustainable Brands

Wooden pallets may not be the most glamorous part of the global supply chain, but nothing gets moved around without them, and they are a huge opportunity for ...


Special Report: Ploughing Championships - Beef producer postpones investment as 'direct result of ongoing illegal blockades'  Irish Examiner

A large beef producer has revealed it has “indefinitely postponed” a multi-million euro investment in one of its beef plants as a direct result of the ongoing ...


Scania to stop for an hour to consider the environment  Big Rigs

SCANIA is driving the shift towards a sustainable transport solution around the world and across its business.


Transport Q&A with Michael Matheson  Holyrood

Michael Matheson on the highlights and challenges of his first year as Cabinet Secretary for Transport, Infrastructure and Connectivity.


Car Free Day on College Green  Irish Health

Dublin's College Green is to be closed to traffic on September 22 as part of European Mobility Week. The area will be closed to all motorised traffic and filled with ...


Sustainable Missoula: Green building materials can reduce Missoula's carbon footprint  Missoula Current

When we think about reducing our community's carbon emissions, buildings are a huge piece of the puzzle. Buildings comprise 52 percent of our community's ...


Do you want a residents' parking zone? Voting slips sent to Newport addresses  Isle of Wight County Press

LETTERS have been sent to people living in roads earmarked for residents' parking zones.


Melanie Halem: Complete streets can complete Gainesville  Gainesville Sun

The University of Florida has a responsibility to make its students feel safe as they travel to class. This can be achieved by increasing biking infrastructure, while ...


Finalists Announced for Skyway Redesign Competition | WBEN 930am  Talk Radio 1210 WPHT

BUFFALO (WBEN) - On Monday night, the finalists for "Aim for the Sky: Competition to Re-Imagine the Buffalo Skyway Corridor" were announced.


What Summit County, Colo. ski resorts are doing to move toward sustainability  The Park Record

FRISCO — Ski resorts have a strange mix of contradictory truths: avid skiers and snowboarders want the snow to continue so they can continue their lifestyle and ...


ComfortDelGro named leading sustainability company | Press Releases | Asia | Sustainable Business  Eco-Business

17 September 2019 – ComfortDelGro Corporation has been recognised as one of the world's leading companies for sustainability with its inclusion in the...


North Sea Port added to the BCTN network  FreshPlaza.com

FreshPlaza, portal for the *fresh* produce industry, offering the latest news, job advertisements, pricewatching, and photo reports.


Belarus gets serious about climate change  Sustainability Times

Belarus has not been spared the effects of climate change, but the country has been hesitant to act on the issue. Until now. Spurred on by the global urgency on ...


Businesses face paying up to £1,000 for every single parking space around Brentford  MyLondon

Businesses within the Great West Corridor around Brentford could find themselves forking out £500-1000 for each of their parking spaces every year.


Moment Bristol Airport protestors disrupted major business seminar at City Hall  Bristol Post

This is the moment protesters against the expansion of Bristol Airport noisily disrupted a major business seminar held at City Hall - with green paint, music and ...


Volocopter takes to air in Stuttgart | Automotive Industry News | just-auto  just-auto.com

German flying taxi start-up Volocopter has flown its air taxi at an event in Stuttgart. It is the first time the air taxi prototype has flown in an urban area in Europe, ...


ADB funds China's smart transport development pilot  Smart Energy

ADB has announced a $199.46 million loan to support the development of a smart, sustainable, intelligent and low-carbon transport system in Guiyang, China.


An urban drive-in cinema for Communauto's 25th anniversary  Canada NewsWire

To mark its 25 years of *service*, Communauto, in partnership with the Centre for Sustainable Development, invites Montrealers to celebrate shared urban mobility ...


Call for report into transfers on Wellington's mass rapid transit  New Zealand Herald

ANALYSIS: Wellington is not London; it does not do transfers on public transport well. In fact, the city's experience of transfers on its bus network has been ...


Podcast: Tesla’s upcoming new battery, Tesla Plaid Powertrain, EVs from Frankfurt, and more  Electrek

This week on the Electrek Podcast, we discuss the most popular news in the world of sustainable transport and energy, including Tesla's upcoming new battery, ...


Next Stop: Sustainable Transport!  Advanced Science News

It is hard to watch or read the news these days without being reminded of the impending environmental crises facing our planet and communities. The spotlight ...


Scottish Government transport strategy 'grotesquely skewed towards supporting more car use', campaigners warn  Holyrood

Figures showed the proportion of journeys made on foot fell from 21.3 per cent in 2017 to 19.8 per cent in 2018, while bus use dropped from making up 8.2 per ...


Valley Gardens presents a significant opportunity to move towards a more sustainable city  Brighton and Hove News

Situated in the heart of the city, the historic Old Steine was once a place where residents and visitors would flock to – famous for its promenade, open green ...


Gothenburg, Sweden: The World's Most Sustainable City Has a Lot to Teach Us  GQ

Scientists predict we've got about eleven years to vastly reduce global emissions before we're, in a word, screwed. That would require governments to ...


MAD Partners with HyperloopTT on Sustainable Transportation Infrastructure  SteelGuru

MAD Architects has collaborated with Hyperloop Transportation Technologies on the development of an elevated, rapid transport system. MAD's design ...


Prepares for European Mobility Week in Ankara - RayHaber  RaillyNews

Ankara Metropolitan Municipality has completed its preparations for the “European Mobility Week her which takes place between September and September ...


Some firms give more time off to those who shun plane travel  BBC News

Could 'flight shame' lead to green holiday travel? Meet the companies prompting employees who choose trains over planes.


GreenSteam and Unifeeder team up on sustainable shipping initiative  ShipInsight

Europe's largest feeder and short sea operator, Unifeeder and vessel-based machine learning specialist GreenSteam, are expanding their partnership to pave ...


UITP launches climate action campaign to fight air pollution  Intelligent Transport

The One Planet, One Plan Campaign from UITP aims to better promote the use of public transport to help tackle the climate crisis.


European transport and energy groups demand intelligent infrastructure  www.electrive.com

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Public Transport Can Be Free  International Viewpoint

We don't put coins in street lamps or pay by the minute in public parks. Here's why we can make subway and bus fares a thing of the past.


Bausch bikes to work  Delano.lu

To kick off European Mobility Week, minister of transport François Bausch (déi Gréng) took part on Monday in a group “bike to work” initiative organised by IMS ...


Prince Harry launches sustainable travel initiative Travalyst  The Guardian

Amid questions over his eco-credentials, Harry has joined forces with travel industry firms to look at improving conservation and benefitting local communities.


IN Air Travel Experience and Linstol Debut Sustainable Alternatives for In-Flight Dining at APEX EXPO  APEX Media

Following the launch of its sustainability manifesto earlier this summer, IN Air Travel Experience has now launched IN.bowl, a meal product it says will reduce ...


The Case for Electric Scooters  U.S. News & World Report

While there are legitimate safety concerns about electric scooters, city leaders are working to make them a better transit option than cars.


Set to Solve Last-mile Connectivity Problem for DMRC Commuters, Yulu Bikes Launch Operations in Delhi  Entrepreneur

In an effort to promote eco-friendly commute options in Delhi-NCR, Bengaluru-based micro-mobility provider, Yulu bikes has launched operations in Delhi.


Plumb potential, ECOFIN explores & Sinkevicius scoots  EURACTIV

Welcome to EURACTIV's weekly Transport Brief – your one port of call for all the news moving the world and much more! Sign up here for free.


EU Presidency: It's about infrastructure and data  Smart Highways

The Director-General at the Ministry of Transport and Communications in Finland, which holds the EU Presidency, has told a Think Tank in Brussels his focus for ...


Intelligent transport system pilot destined for China  Big News Network

BEIJING, China, The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has approved a $200 million loan to China. The funding is to support the development of an innovative ...


Scotland announces funding for cycling and walking infrastructure  Intelligent Transport

In a bid to encourage active transport, Transport for Scotland pledges a further £1.8 million to the development of walking and cycling facilities.


'Willfully misleading the public': Political storm over new climate action plan  The Canberra Times

Opposition leader Alistair Coe has slammed the government's plan to discourage Canberrans from driving petrol-powered cars.


Sustainable transport development is not priority for British public  Intelligent Transport

A new study by Copper Consultancy has found a disconnect between government and public priorities for urban transport development, particularly when it ...


VTA welcomes senate inquiry into road transport industry  Big Rigs

THE Victorian Transport Association has welcomed the approval of an Inquiry into the Road Transport Industry following a vote in the Australian Senate. Shadow ...


Improving aviation competitiveness in Poland will foster prosperity  International Airport Review

Polish aviation industry could thrive by modernising the aviation policy and developing a national plan for sustainability according to new study from IATA.


On yer bike, or your legs, for Mobility Week  A Kilcullen Diary

European Mobility Week 2019 takes place all this week, writes Kildare County Council's Sustainable Transport Officer Declan Keogh, and this year, the theme is ...


Free public transport and more govt action called for  Otago Daily Times

Free public transport should be trialled in New Zealand cities as part of urgent measures to cut greenhouse gas emissions, Prof Sir Alan Mark says. "A lot can be ...


FREE Flash of Inspiration for Sustainability  Business Leader

If you don't already have a diary date to attend the Festival of Sustainable Business in central Bristol on 17th September, then you need to prioritise it now!


Scottish Government announced investment to prioritise the reduction of greenhouse gas emissions  Intelligent Transport

Nicola Sturgeon, First Minister, has announced plans to mitigate the effects of climate change and reduce Scotland's carbon emissions.


Alstom sa: ALSTOM INCLUDED IN DOW JONES SUSTAINABILITY INDICES FOR NINTH CONSECUTIVE YEAR  GlobeNewswire

ALSTOM INCLUDED IN DOW JONES SUSTAINABILITY INDICES FOR NINTH CONSECUTIVE YEAR. 16 September 2019 – Alstom has been included in the ...


GALLERY: Top contenders in competition to re-imagine Skyway unveiled  WKBW-TV

These are the 16 top submissions in the "Aim for the Sky: Competition to Re-Imagine the Buffalo Skyway Corridor" contest.


New MaaS app for the Netherlands set to launch  Intelligent Transport

ALD Automotive is venturing into the new mobility space with its first Mobility-as-a-*Service* app, ALD Move. ALD Move will be rolled out in the Netherlands, ...


What Summit County ski resorts are doing to move toward sustainability  Summit Daily News

FRISCO — Ski resorts have a strange mix of contradictory truths: avid skiers and snowboarders want the snow to continue so they can continue their lifestyle and ...


£5m fund available to improve bus services | |  Cornish Stuff

West Cornwall MP Derek Thomas is urging Cornwall Council to bid for up to £5 million of funds that could help transform our public transport network.


What Nigerian cities can learn from the rest of the world  Down To Earth Magazine

The rapid rate of urban population growth, fuelled by massive rural to urban migration, has overwhelmed public sector resources in the country.


IMO aiding states with sustainable shipping plans  ShipInsight

With a workshop held in Bangkok, the IMO has delivered the latest in a series of initiatives designed to help put the maritime sector into the mainstream of plans ...


Masdar pursues sustainable urban development  MEED

Masdar continues to set benchmarks for urban developments across the world through its adoption of sustainable technology practices.


Mobility week: Luxembourg needs to let go of its love of cars  RTL Today

This Monday marks the beginning of European Mobility Week, which means free public transport in Luxembourg. In the spirit of promoting clean and sustainable ...


Michelin masterplan at Dundee tyre factory gives hope to 850 workers set to lose jobs  Daily Record

Scottish Enterprise, Dundee City Council and Michelin want to transform the Dundee site into a major innovation centre.


Contract awarded to begin shaping the York Central site  Planning, BIM & Construction Today

The approved plans for the York Central site include proposals to build up to 2500 homes, and a commercial quarter creating up to 6500 jobs.


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