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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The project has been launched by UK Power Networks Services, Moixa, UPS, Cross River Partnership and Innovate UK in Camden, London.
The loan agreement aims to boost innovative manufacturing of batteries and equipment for electric vehicles in Poland as the country looks to advance its electrification.
Through a range of options, hydrogen offers the path to a sustainable, carbon neutral or even carbon-free age of mobility in both the short- and long-term. Ilona Dickschas from Siemens Gas and Power explains.
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.
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.
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.
Helsinki recently recorded zero pedestrian fatalities in 2019, attributed to the city’s efficient safety regulations and priorities. Here, Jussi Yli-Seppälä, Transport System Unit of the City of Helsinki, explains how the Finnish capital reached this important milestone
Sutherland Avenue in London, which is over half a mile in length, has been converted to include 24 lamppost EV charge points.
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.
The e-bike scheme is intended to promote green travel between European Capital of Culture 2020 events and exhibitions which are being held across the city.
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 Electric Forecourt, being constructed by GRIDSERVE, will reportedly be powered by clean, zero carbon solar energy and battery storage projects, whilst ensuring carbon emission targets can be met and prices kept low.
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.