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Lyft's IPO filing reveals there's still a long road to sustainable transportation  GreenBiz

This article is drawn from the Transport Weekly newsletter from GreenBiz, running Tuesdays. Lyft's co-founders Logan Green and John Zimmer — two ...


3Qs: Sarah Williams on mapping urban transport  MIT News

MIT Associate Professor Sarah Williams says digitally mapping informal transportation networks in developing cities can help them reach the United Nations' ...


How IoT Plays A Role In Developing Sustainable Transportation  Blue & Green Tomorrow

A major player in successfully developing sustainable transportation is the IoT, also known as the internet of things. Here's what to know.


Scania Publishes Annual and Sustainability Report 2018  PRNewswire

SÖDERTÄLJE, Sweden, March 21, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- 2018 was another year of strong operational performance and a continued focus on contributing to a...


Focusing on sustainable transport | Weekend Argus  Independent Online

Transport experts want the city transformed into a car-free zone, where people are restricted to walking and riding bikes. Richard ...


What Are Green Bonds and How 'Green' Is Green?  Washington Post

Trillions of dollars of investment are needed to combat global warming. Enter green bonds, a way for issuers to raise money specifically for environmentally ...


Karnataka government to promote alternative sustainable transport  The Hans India

The Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) was asked to accommodate more cycle-parking slots in the city.


The three revolutions: our best hope for a sustainable transportation future?  Automotive World

The automotive revolution of the 20th century brought massive benefits. Safe, affordable cars enabled people to travel farther and faster, expanding access to ...


Transport Needs More Women Voices. Here's Why.  TheCityFix.com

Nearly 60 percent of women in Britain feel unsafe walking alone in their cities. Seventy percent of women who use public transport in Mexico City have ...


BMW Group commits to sustainable transport logistics  Autocar Professional

German auto major, the BMW Group claims it is the first automobile manufacturer globally to join the Ship Recycling Transparency Initiative (SRTI).


New UTSA, VIA partnership provides free transportation for Roadrunners  UTSA Today

(March 20, 2019) – UTSA today announced a new partnership with VIA Metropolitan Transit that provides the entire university community with free bus passes to ...


Electrek Podcast: Tesla price increases, new referral program, Model S/X charge rate, 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 price increases and ...


Valérie Plante says public transit given short shrift in provincial budget  Montreal Gazette

"Even though the budget meets several of Montreal's expectations ... I regret the government misses the train on sustainable transport," mayor says. Montreal ...


Nearly £8 million is given to Leicester for new transport schemes  Intelligent Transport

Leicester's £7.84 million grant is the result of the city council's successful bid for a share of £60 million of DfT funding for schemes in 2019/20.


A 'Level Playing Field' for Women and Girls Key to Achieving Sustainable Development Goals  IDN InDepthNews | Analysis That Matters

New York (IDN) – UN Member States have agreed to safeguard and improve women's and girls' access to social protection systems, public services and ...


Promise to go beyond the hour this Earth Hour, residents urged  gulfnews.com

People have nine practical and impactful options to do beyond the hour on Earth Hour.


Bengaluru: E-rickshaws to bring in sustainable transport on IISc campus soon  The New Indian Express

The *service* is expected to help students, faculty, staff and visitors at the IISc to commute easily around the nearly 400-acre campus.


Lime e-scooters are safe, sustainable transport but public trust is key after glitch  Stuff.co.nz

OPINION: Lime e-scooters' wheel locking problems are rare, but one case is one too many.


First inland vessel on 100% sustainable biofuel for Heineken  Hellenic Shipping News Worldwide

Sustainable biofuel pioneer GoodFuels and partner REINPLUS FIWADO Bunker have fuelled the 'For Ever', the first inland vessel from Combined Cargo ...


UK government to review regulations around new transportation modes  Traffic Technology Today

The UK government has published its new Future of mobility: urban strategy document, which promises to be the biggest review into transportation policy in a ...


DEWA is strategic sponsor of 11th Dubai Award for Sustainable Transport  ZAWYA

The Dubai Award for Sustainable Transport aims to achieve a number of objectives, including awareness and encouragement of individuals and organisations ...


Miscellaneous - UK Government to review regulation around new transport systems  Renewable Energy Magazine

The British Government is to conduct the biggest review into transport in a generation in order to pave the way for transforming the way in which people and ...


Electric bikes could be Ballarat's sustainable transport solution  Ballarat Courier

E bikes have the potential to change the transport landscape in Ballarat and be a part of the solution to reducing carbon emissions.


Bringing sustainability in universities up to the next level  The Irish Times

Do sustainability rankings work or are they just self-congratulatory gestures?


World Bank Finds Efficiency and Quality of Spending Key to Sustainable Infrastructure | News  IISD Reporting Services

19 February 2019: Low- and middle-income countries (LMICs) can achieve the infrastructure-related targets in the SDGs by spending no more than 4.5% of GDP ...


Dubai News | News Centre  Dubai Media Office

Under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Dubai Crown Prince and Chairman of the Executive Council, His ...


The finalists of the European Commission's European Mobility Week (EMW) and Sustainable Urban Mobility Plan (SUMP) awards have been announced  TheMayor

The finalists of the European Commission's European Mobility Week (EMW) and Sustainable Urban Mobility Plan (SUMP) awards have been announced.


14.03.2019 Leicester to spend £8m on green transport schemes  AirQualityNews

The Department of Transport (DfT) has given Leicester City Council almost £8m to spend on its flagship transport schemes. Supported by funding from the city ...


AB Volvo Publishes Annual and Sustainability Report 2018  PRNewswire

GÖTEBORG, Sweden, March 12, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Volvo Group today published the Annual and Sustainability Report 2018 on www.volvogroup.com.


Sustainable urban mobility to aid economic growth  gulfnews.com

An efficient transport system is key to Dubai's future, says Mattar Al Tayer.


Stansted Airport turns up the temperature in readiness for sizzling summer  Bishop's Stortford Independent

Stansted is gearing up for summer with hundreds of new staff and investment in improved facilities. Last year, the airport experienced its busiest ever summer, ...


New challenge promotes sustainable workplace travel  Fleet World

Workplaces in Scotland are being urged to take part in a new challenge to help change the way employees travel, including on business. The challenge is ...


City receives nearly £8m for transport schemes  Leicester News

Published on Thursday, March 14, 2019. Many bikes parked together. LEICESTER has been awarded nearly £8m of Department for Transport funding for a ...


UN Launches First UN-Wide Road Safety Strategy | News  IISD Reporting Services

28 February 2019: The UN has launched a road safety strategy in support of the Decade of Action for Road Safety 2011-2020, which was established by the UN ...


Bristol Royal Infirmary car park plan rejected  BBC News

Plans for an 800-space multi-storey car park for visitors and patients at the Bristol Royal Infirmary have been turned down. The hospital wants to demolish 36 ...


How can policy help decarbonise transport's most challenging areas?  edie.net

13 March 2019, source edie newsroom. While the electric revolution is gathering pace within the UK's passenger vehicle market, emissions from the wider ...


Transport laws to be reviewed to improve everyday journeys  GOV.UK

Review announced in government's 'Future of mobility: urban strategy' to explore regulation around new transport modes.


Transport for Norwich awarded £6.1m  Business Leader

Greater Norwich has been awarded £6.1m by the Department for Transport in the first round of Transforming Cities funding. Transport for Norwich put forward ...


Regional council to consult with commuters on how it can improve Wellington's bus network  Stuff.co.nz

More than eight months after Wellington's new bus network was introduced, commuters will get their say on how transport planners can fix it. The new network ...


EGEB: California microgrids, renewables and Bitcoin, net-zero scenarios, and more  Electrek

Today in EGEB, California considers clean energy microgrids as wildfire backup. Renewable energy isn't enough to make Bitcoin more sustainable, an expert ...


22.03.2019 Co-op turns to peddle power for zero-emission deliveries  AirQualityNews

The Co-op is to offer shoppers the chance to have zero-emission home deliveries after teaming up with e-cargobikes.com. Shoppers will be able to order ...


Biofuels - First Inland Vessel Fueled by 100% Sustainable Biofuel  Renewable Energy Magazine

Dutch company GoodFuels and partner Reinplus Fiwado Bunker have fuelled the For Ever, the first inland vessel from Combined Cargo Terminals (CCT) that ...


Driverless cars 'can reduce road fatalities in Dubai'  gulfnews.com

Dubai: Dubai's transport sector can help prevent accident fatalities and minimise air pollution by using driverless cars, a presentation during the 11th 'Dubai ...


Norwich has been awarded £6.1 million for new transport projects  Heart

Norwich has been given £6.1 million by the Department of Transport for six new projects.


48,000 students and college staff in Cork join forces to demand better cycling infrastructure  Echo Live

CORK'S third level education sector, representing 48000 staff and students, has joined forces to call for better cycling infrastructure across the city.


Global Returnable Transport Packaging (RTP) Market Had a Significant Effect on Global Economy – Forecast to 2023  Norwalk Daily

Returnable Transport Packaging (RTP) market research report provides a complete study about Returnable Transport Packaging (RTP) industry by major ...


A climate for change  Times of Malta

There is a memorable line in the 1942 film Casablanca, when Rick (Humphrey Bogart) tells his former lover Ilsa (Ingrid Bergman) that, “We'll always have Paris.”.


Etsy just became the first global e-commerce company to offset all of its shipping emissions  Fast Company

Etsy's headquarters in Brooklyn has solar panels on the roof, and in 2018 the company partnered with Apple and two other companies to help build new wind ...


NSW election questions reveal vote could come down to three key issues  ABC News

Over the past seven weeks, ABC readers have been submitting questions about the NSW election — in the process, you actually told us three things would ...


China, Italy sign BRI MoU to advance connectivity - World  Chinadaily USA

China and Italy signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to jointly advance the construction of the Belt and Road during Chinese President Xi Jinping's ...


Lime Discontinuing Its Bike-Share Program  CSUN Today

Lime has announced that it is discontinuing its app-based bike-share programs, including the one that debuted at California State University, Northridge in ...


£7m boost for Nottingham – Derby transport links  West Bridgford Wire

More than £7m will be spent in Derby and Nottingham on measures to improve public transport, reduce congestion and better connect the two cities following a ...


Falck Designs Sustainable Nolla Cabins in Neste's "Zero Vacation"  Science Times

The sustainable dwelling, Nolla cabin, is being booked, one tourist after another. (Photo : Rich C) LIDÖ, SWEDEN - Neste is well known for its renewable energy ...


Council claims residents of three new 'garden communities' in Uttlesford will use sustainable transport  Bishop's Stortford Independent

Uttlesford District Council claims up to 60% of journeys made by residents of three new 'garden communities' will be by public transport, walking or cycling.


Transport Secretary ‘concerned’ about fall in bus use by the public  AOL UK

Train and car use in Scotland has increased but the number of bus journeys has fallen, new transport figures show.Vehicles travelled almost 30 billion miles on ...


No Clear Flight Path For Airlines On Sustainable Jet Fuel (NYSE:ALK)(NYSE:DAL)  Benzinga

Two days after a report concluded that none of the world's 20 biggest publicly traded airlines is doing enough to tackle climate change, executives from ...


Greening the fleet with intelligent transport systems  Government Europa

ERTICO – ITS Europe explains its goals for “greening the fleet” and how different tools and technologies can contribute as part of a coherent strategy.


Cape Town's traffic gridlock is worsening. An expert explains how to fix it  CapeTalk

Sustainable transport consultant, Lisa Kane breaks down Cape Town's traffic congestion and suggests improvements.


Is traffic hurting the economy?  GreenBiz

Soon after becoming Australia's prime minister last year, Scott Morrison appointed a minister for "congestion busting," signaling the importance he attaches to ...


A New Tool to Boost Your City's 'Sustainable Mobility'  CityLab

Cities could get more people walking, biking, and riding transit, according to a new report, if they just know where to look for improvement.


Rapid company expansion caused White Friday delays, says Fetchr CEO  Arabian Business

The founder of courier app Fetchr has said the firm's widespread 'White Friday' delays were caused in part by rapid company expansion. The region's first ...


New plans to spend millions speeding up travel from Derby to Nottingham  Derbyshire Live

Bus priority at five key junctions along the A52 and a new cycling route along the former Spondon Canal are two of the measures designed to speed up travel ...


Autonomous shuttle service to be tested in New York  Digital Journal

An autonomous shuttle to be tested in New York City later this year. This represents another step forwards along the path of the implementing self-driving ...


Sustainable Transport Wins from New Ride-Hailing and Electric Scooters Innovations  Triple Pundit

The lines between car sharing and electric scooter firms are becoming increasingly blurred as they cross-fertilize expertise and innovation, making the big ...


Six simple ways to fill your wardrobe with sustainable clothing  MENAFN.COM

(MENAFN - The Conversation) The environmental impact of fashion waste is overwhelming. Every year the UK alone sends 350,000 tones of clothing to landfill .


Abu Dhabi project supports economy, environment and food security  gulfnews.com

Biofuel project bring benefits to overall economy, nature and food production.


5 Sustainable Transport Options to Watch In 2019  Triple Pundit

From big investments in the electric vehicle segment to scooter invasions in cities worldwide, we saw a great deal of movement in the sustainable transport ...


Student project using seawater to power abra ride wins award  Khaleej Times

A feasibility study that will convert seawater into electric energy to power abras has won as the Best Student Project at the 11th Dubai Award for Sustainable ...


Pre-schoolers at Slough learn to cross the road safely  Slough and Windsor Observer

Crossing the road safely is something every child has to learn.


Hepburn Shire Council purchases electric vehicle  Hepburn Advocate

It comes ahead of the Z-Net Community Transition Plan is launched.


At UN forum, Asia-Pacific countries highlight importance of transport for sustainable development  UN News

Gathered at the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP), the Organization's development wing in the region, ...


Making sustainable transport a reality  Green Left Weekly

It is increasingly clear that we need more public transport to reduce air-polluting travel and provide much-needed sustainable jobs. But state governments are ...


European Commission promises $800M sustainable transportation investment  Smart Cities Dive

The European Commission has committed to invest 695 million euros (nearly $800 million) to develop a more sustainable transportation infrastructure in Europe ...


CPW studies Aspen-area elk herd to see how calves are faring  Aspen Times

It's not every day you see a helicopter flying overhead with a pregnant cow elk secured in a sling, but it happened last week in the Roaring Fork Valley.


Georgia, Tajikistan Sign Draft Agreement on International Road Transport  Georgia Today

Georgia and Tajikistan signed a draft agreement on International Road Transport which will facilitate the growth of the passenger and freight traffic flow between ...


Stansted Airport is getting an upgrade including in-terminal charging points and new seating areas  Cambridge News

The new instalments are set to benefit all passengers travelling through.


Towards inclusive and sustainable smart cities: The case of Ranchi  Observer Research Foundation

Cities are pivotal to India's economic development. However, horizontal & vertical expansion in what many call messy and hidden process of urbanisation.


4 cities using transportation data to be more sustainable and socially inclusive  GreenBiz

Cities across the world have pledged to take action on climate change, including planning for more sustainable forms of transportation. But many cities, as we've ...


Germanys Wunder Mobility bets on carpool for Indias pollution problem  Business Standard

With India home to seven of the top 10 most polluted cities in the world, Germany-based mobility solutions provider Wunder is pitching carpooling as an effective ...


Uber commits $10 million to sustainable transportation  TechCrunch

Uber is putting $10 million behind sustainable transportation over the next three years. As part of the fund, Uber is donating $250,000 to SharedStreets, ...


Climate Change conference to take place in Cork  Echo Live

An international conference on climate action will take place in Cork next month. Minister for Climate Action and Environment Richard Bruton launched the ...


The Dutch Vision for Sustainable Transportation  Streetsblog San Francisco

Note: GJEL Accident Attorneys regularly sponsors coverage on Streetsblog San Francisco and Streetsblog California. Unless noted in the story, GJEL Accident ...


Abu Dhabi pioneers world's first desert ecosystem  gulfnews.com

Abu Dhabi: Imagine this: you are relaxing on board a flight enjoying a delicious seafood meal when a member of the cabin crew informs you that the succulent ...


HK catches Singapore in most expensive city race  The MediTelegraph

Tbilisi - Paris and Hong Kong for the first time joined Singapore as the world's most expensive cities to live in, a study revealed on Tuesday, with utilities and ...


Grants available for sustainable transport projects on the Isle of Wight  Isle of Wight County Press

GRANTS of up to £10000 are available for sustainable transport projects on the Isle of Wight.


BP, Honda, Aviva co-found sustainable transport research hub in London  The Internet of Business

BP, Honda R&D Europe, and insurance providers Aviva and Hastings Direct are the founder members of a new mobility research programme with transport ...


This futuristic cycling bridge will change Stockport's skyline  Manchester Evening News

It is one of 18 'truly transformational' cycling and walking projects set to be revealed by Greater Manchester Mayor Andy Burnham and cycling tsar Chris ...


How Two Cities Actually Reduced Driving  Streetsblog California

Photo: The Urbanist · Facebook · Twitter · Google Plus · Email; print. Share. Two American cities have finally cracked one of the hardest codes in city planning: ...


Islands seek sustainable mobility | News  www.ekathimerini.com

Several Greek island municipalities are in the process of drafting plans to promote sustainable transport and tackle the effects of a surge in the population from ...


Statement on Yemen by Dr Ahmed Al-Mandhari, WHO Regional Director for the Eastern Mediterranean [EN/AR] - Yemen  ReliefWeb

Arabic News and Press Release on Yemen about Health, Children, Women and Epidemic; published on 23 Mar 2019 by WHO.


'Sustainable transport'? It isn't electric vehicles  The Planner

Electric cars are defined as 'sustainable transport' in the new NPPF. But are they really sustainable? wonders Rachel White.


Sustainable Community Transportation - Now and In The Future  Eco Warrior Princess

Sustainability meets public transport. Green technologies such as Elon Musk's Hyperloop are changing the landscape in community transportation and mass ...


£23 million government funding boost to cycling and walking nationwide  GOV.UK

Communities to benefit from multimillion pound investment to rejuvenate cycling and walking across the UK.


IVECO BUS and the Government of Ivory Coast officially seal their commitment to sustainable transport  GlobeNewswire

The Ivory Coast's Prime Minister, Amadou Gon Coulibaly, and the Transport Minister, Amadou Koné, officially handed the keys of the first Euro VI gas rapid ...


Ethiopia's NAP Seeks to Integrate Adaptation into Long-term Development | News  IISD Reporting Services

1 March 2019: Ethiopia has submitted to the UNFCCC Secretariat its National Adaptation Plan (NAP), which builds on the country's ongoing efforts to address ...


Etihad Airways expects return to 'modest growth' in 2020, says CEO  Arabian Business

Abu Dhabi's Etihad Airways is predicting a return to “modest growth” next year – at least in terms of kilometres travelled – the airline's CEO told Arabian Business ...


Lyft Announces A New Commitment To Sustainable Transportation  mindbodygreen.com

This morning, ride-sharing *service* Lyft announced an electrifying plan to clean up our cities. In 2019, the company will invest in thousands of hybrid and electric ...


New Mobility is Coming to a City Near You – Will It Be Sustainable?  TheCityFix.com

More than 300 new bike-share services were launched worldwide last year. Ride-hailing services such as Uber and Didi Chuxing together provide more than 45 ...


Is sustainable transport a myth?  The Planner

The new NPPF promotes electric vehicles as a form of sustainable transport. Are they the answer to the problems of pollution and climate change? Dr Ashley ...


Indoor plants that move out for the summer | James Wong  The Guardian

Look beyond garden centre standards to these flowering, fragrant plants that love a holiday in the sun, says James Wong.


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