The Asian Development Bank's (ADB) Independent Evaluation Department (IED) has released a report revealing its support for connectivity in Asia and the Pacific's transport sector, but has claimed it needs to scale up support for sustainable mobility.
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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.
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.
Connected Places Catapult (CPC) hosted a pitch day at The Shard in London which saw some of the capital’s, and the UK’s, most influential venture capitalist and angel investors attend to hear about the projects currently underway by the company's SME Programme.
The living labs participating in the ECCENTRIC project are Stockholm, Turku, Madrid, Munich and Ruse.
The Group’s launch is in response to the EU Commission’s call for expertise and coordination from across the whole cycling sector, from connected bikes to collecting data on cycle use for cities, as it looks to fulfil commitments within the European Green Deal.
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
For this report, the charity CoMoUK collected data from the two main national operators in Scotland, Co-wheels Car Club and Enterprise Car Club, plus three community car clubs and 1,499 individuals across Scotland.
The Partnership for Urban Mobility is one of the partnership-agreed priority themes of the Urban Agenda for the EU.