A survey of Scotland’s transport and travel habits has found that satisfaction with public transport has dropped by 10 per cent.
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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.
The Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, has announced that two of London’s bus routes are becoming exclusively electric, as the capital’s electric bus fleet becomes the largest in Europe.
Thierry Wagenknecht, Technical Director at Transports publics genevois (TPG), tells Intelligent Transport how the TOSA electric bus system in Geneva has moved from the project stage into regular operation, detailing how TPG gets the most out of the batteries that power the buses.
With a driver on board in case of emergencies, Singapore has begun the first on-demand autonomous shuttle trial which marks a major milestone in real-world testing.
Transport Secretary announces £2.5 million investment in chargepoints in residential streets; the investment will support the UK’s move towards net zero emissions by 2050 and efforts to further improve air quality.
The joint venture is part of BP's commitment to being one of the world's leading companies in EV charging infrastructure.
Arriva says it is one of the first major public transport companies to commit to the large-scale operation of e-buses in the Netherlands.
While hybrid-plug in sales fell in June 2019, Zipcar reports that electric car-sharing is on the rise - a win for air quality, the environment and traffic congestion.
Electric car owners are set to benefit financially by charging their cars off-peak, by taking part in the UK’s first ever trial of a market-led approach to smart charging.
As e-bus use becomes more popular, charging stations must also keep up with the speed of development - to ensure this remains safe, effective and efficient charging stations will soon be subject to regular testing.
Social and environmental changes within Barcelona will lay the foundations for the future, mobility needs must keep pace with this level of change. Ricard Font i Hereu discusses how digitalisation of the transport system is integral to its longevity.
ATM Milano intends to be operating no diesel buses by 2030 and they have bought 250 electric buses from Solaris, thought to cost in excess of €192 million. The first batch of 40 buses will be delivered in June 2020.
Funding innovations in solar, high speed and WiFi charging infrastructure aims to encourage uptake of electric vehicles