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.
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Google’s Environmental Insights Explorer (EIE) is a free online tool that is designed to help cities to measure, plan and reduce carbon emissions and pollution.
World mayors pledge to set pollution reduction targets within two years that meet or exceed national commitments.
Intelligent Transport spoke to Mikkel Krogsgaard Niss, from the City of Copenhagen Centre for Urban Development, about the current and future agenda of Copenhagen's mobility network.
These clean transport investments will also enable the creation of thousands of jobs in relation to building the new buses, as well as during the implementation phases.
The guide aims to empower planners and policymakers to reduce carbon emissions from transport, critical to achieving city climate mitigation goals and resiliency plans.
An estimated $93 trillion worth of sustainable infrastructure will be built by 2030, and over 70 per cent of that will be built in urban areas.
Despite more fuel-efficient and cleaner vehicles, greenhouse gas emissions from road transport in the UK have continued to increase for the past 30 years due to an increase in traffic.
Unless ridesharing and alternative transport replaces solo trips by car at a large scale, the impacts on congestion and pollution are predicted to be neutral at best.
A new study is said to be the first to assess the health impacts of the new urban planning 'Superblocks' model.
UK-wide bus companies represented by the Confederation of Passenger Transport (CPT) have pledged to buy only zero or ultra-low emission buses by 2025 in a bid to reduce the quantity of carbon entering the atmosphere by half a million tonnes a year.
Ministers have announced more than half a billion pounds of investment in green technologies which will include the expansion of rapid charge points for electric vehicles.
Nicola Sturgeon, First Minister, has announced plans to mitigate the effects of climate change and reduce Scotland’s carbon emissions with initiatives such as a £500 million investment in bus infrastructure.