A new Live Labs project will test technological advances encompassing wireless communication sensors, smart materials, and energy generation and storage, to create roads that generate electricity from passing traffic.
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The report - Making the connections on climate – draws together practical examples of the links that can be made on climate at the city region level between transport and energy, and between transport and the decarbonisation of the built environment.
UK transport start-ups and SMEs have been invited to collaborate with The Go-Ahead Group for the latest programme of its innovation lab to help small businesses grow and develop their solutions for passengers.
Sheffield City Council will bid for money from the DfT's ‘Transforming Cities Fund’ which could see £85 million invested in sustainable travel.
A first for bus passengers in the UK, trials of ITSO Transit Hub’s mobile ticketing technology are currently underway with First Bus Glasgow rolling out the technology across its network.
With around 50 per cent of public transport journeys made on buses, this funding aims to ensure that all passengers can board more buses with greater confidence, knowing where they are and when to get off.
By combining aerospace engineering with new technologies from Formula 1, Vertical Aerospace hopes to help decarbonise the trillion-dollar commercial aviation industry and provide a new mode of city-to-city passenger transport.
Three UK projects have received funding to combine the capabilities and skills of original equipment manufacturers, suppliers and academics to further develop the UK’s zero-carbon automotive future.
The number of e-buses in operation in Europe reached 1,202 units in 2018, less than 13 per cent of what is rolled out in China on a weekly basis.
Diesel fumes can contain up to 10 times the amount of soot particles found in petrol exhaust fumes, and can cause cancer.
The Transport-Technology Research and Innovation Grant (T-TRIG) is available for entrepreneurs and innovators pioneering new ways of creating a better transport system.
Only 2 per cent of registered vehicles in the UK were low emission in 2018, according to a Department for Transport report.