The 2020 Transport Planning Day Campaign will focus on the role of transport planners in tackling climate change and creating a sustainable, healthy future.
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Like health warnings on cigarette packets, the experts have stated that the labels should state clearly that continuing to burn fossil fuels worsens the climate emergency, with major projected health impacts increasing over time.
Research has revealed how the COVID-19 'lockdown' in the UK has impacted air quality as people stay home and avoid transport, with Edinburgh recording the greatest decrease in NO2 emissions.
Whilst there have been recently published strategies to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions in individual transport modes, the TDP will reportedly take a coordinated, cross-modal approach to deliver the transport sector’s contribution to both carbon budgets and net zero.
In this webinar, HaCon and Siemens Mobility are going to look at the predominant factors that make MaaS valuable for both users and operators. Having built several successful platforms, its a unique opportunity to look into the success factors of MaaS.
Under current conditions, the study found that driving an electric car is better for the climate than conventional petrol cars in 95 per cent of the world, with the exception of places where electricity generation is still mostly based on coal, such as Poland.
Carrie Armstrong, Partner at Addleshaw Goddard, discusses how there is an urgent need for a coordinated policy framework - in and out of the transport sector - in order for Scotland to reach its climate goals.
Recently appointed UK Chancellor, Rishi Sunak, has delivered his first Budget in the House of Commons, announcing the government's tax and spending plans for the year ahead.
The hydrogen buses will be arriving in the city in the Spring 2020 and will be rolled out around the city for several weeks during a testing period, and bus drivers will receive the appropriate training.
A report from the European Court of Auditors claims that there has been no significant reduction in private car usage in the EU, air pollution in many cities still exceeds safety levels, and cities need to do more to move to environmentally-friendly transport.
By increasing the ethanol content of petrol, E10 reportedly has the potential to cut CO2 from transport by 750,000 tonnes per year - equivalent to taking around 350,000 cars off the road.
Niklas Joensen, Lime’s General Manager for the Nordics region, gives his insight as to why e-scooters, with more refined regulation, can act as catalysts in the journey to carbon neutral cities.
The annual theme for the awards this year was the promotion of safe and sustainable walking and cycling.
The partnership will reportedly see Bird become to first operator to contribute to climate neutrality in Paris from 2020, with plans to expand to the rest of France in 2021.