Businesses asked where they want London's fast-chargers to be located


Source: BusinessGreen 27 August 2014
Businesses asked where they want London's fast-chargers to be located

Transport for London (TfL) will ask businesses where fast chargepoints should be placed to best support electric vans and delivery vehicles...

Dijon-Brest: Modal shift towards sustainable transport


Source: Energy Cities 27 August 2014
Dijon-Brest: Modal shift towards sustainable transport

Willing to build tramways, the Urban Communities of Brest and Dijon, both members of Energy Cities, decided to group their orders...

IBM Institute for Business Value: Transportation and economic development


Source: IBM 27 August 2014
IBM Institute for Business Value: Transportation and economic development

High unemployment, languid economic growth and growing urbanization make transport’s role in driving growth more important than ever...

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Here’s what electric cars need to succeed: roaming for charging stations


Source: Gigaom 26 August 2014
Here’s what electric cars need to succeed: roaming for charging stations

Last summer, I took the plunge and bought an electric car. After a bit of research, I decided on an all-electric Nissan Leaf...

The FLIZ Pedal-Less Bike Concept


Source: Tree Hugger 26 August 2014 Featured
The FLIZ Pedal-Less Bike Concept

Finding your bike too conventional? In the "crazy ways to get around" category, the FLIZ pedal-less bike is certain to turn heads. While it's...

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Intelligent Urban Transportation


Source: IBM 26 August 2014
Intelligent Urban Transportation

As the world becomes increasingly urbanized, cities, and the movement of people and goods within them, are critical to the future of citizens and...

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Can Personal Rapid Transit Replace 90% of Cars on the Road?


Source: Sustainable Cities 23 August 2014
Can Personal Rapid Transit Replace 90% of Cars on the Road?

Sustainable urban mobility can come from multiple sources. Personal rapid transit (PRT) combines public transport with personalized routing...

Why are indigenous pWhy are indigenous people left out of theople left out of the sustainable development goals?


Source: The Guardian 23 August 2014
Why are indigenous pWhy are indigenous people left out of theople left out of the sustainable development goals?

The great danger in compiling a list of priorities for international development, which is what most of the development industry has been...

Self-Service Scooters are the Next Form of Communal Transportation in Paris?


Source: Sustainable Cities 22 August 2014
Self-Service Scooters are the Next Form of Communal Transportation in Paris?

The Parisian family of environmentally-friendly vehicles could very well be enlarged! After the famous Vélib’, self-service bikes, and Autolib’...

Central and Waterloo & City line Tube strike to go-ahead


Source: MayorWatch 22 August 2014
Central and Waterloo & City line Tube strike to go-ahead

Tube bosses are advising Central and Waterloo & City line passengers to make alternative journey plans on Friday because of likely disruption...

Collective Intelligence for Sustainable Cities


Source: Post Carbon Institute 22 August 2014
Collective Intelligence for Sustainable Cities

TEDx Mission recently invited me to speak at their San Francisco event on how cities are using collective intelligence approaches to...

How transport companies can use tech to keep travellers happy


Source: TechRadar 21 August 2014 Featured
How transport companies can use tech to keep travellers happy

Mass transit systems entail the movement of very large numbers of autonomous beings (passengers) within high structured systems and processes...

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Road users split over 'magic roundabout' which separates bikes from cars


Source: Evening Standard 21 August 2014
Road users split over 'magic roundabout' which separates bikes from cars

A breakthrough in cycle safety was unveiled today as work began to create the first fully segregated roundabout in London...

Food and drinks companies respond to consumer pressure on climate change


Source: The Guardian 21 August 2014
Food and drinks companies respond to consumer pressure on climate change

Campaigns don’t need to be an all-dancing, all-singing affair to be a success. Over the last 18 months, over 640,000 people have spoken up...

SOLAR Powered Passenger Car - Ford CMAX Solar Energi Hybrid Concept


Source: tsport100 21 August 2014
SOLAR Powered Passenger Car - Ford CMAX Solar Energi Hybrid Concept

174 pedawatts of solar hits the Earth every day and solar power is now starting to show economic viability, leading to innovations such as the Ford...

Explore how an EV or plug-in would perform on your commute


Source: TreeHugger 20 August 2014
Explore how an EV or plug-in would perform on your commute

From apps for locating chargers to EV-specific roadside assistance, we've already seen many ways that technology can help alleviate...

Self-Driving Car Technology's Benefits, Potential Risks, and Solutions


Source: TheEnergyCollective 20 August 2014 Featured
Self-Driving Car Technology's Benefits, Potential Risks, and Solutions

The development of ‘self-driving’ or ‘autonomous’ car technologies have advanced to very promising levels in recent years...

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Part-time Travelcard could increase numbers working from home


Source: MayorWatch 20 August 2014
Part-time Travelcard could increase numbers working from home

A new report suggests introducing a part-time Travelcard could help increase the numbers of Londoners working from home for some of the week...

Sustainable Transport Systems


Source: YouTube 20 August 2014
Sustainable Transport Systems

Urbanization and population trends are making it difficult for governments to ensure the movement of people and goods. To confront problems of...

Possibly the World's First Battery-powered Train Is Undergoing Trials


Source: Sustainable Cities 20 August 2014
Possibly the World's First Battery-powered Train Is Undergoing Trials

Trials of what is thought to be the UK's – and possibly the world's – first battery-powered train have begun by network operator Network Rail...

Boris urged to halt expected 3.5% Tube and bus fares increase


Source: MayorWatch 20 August 2014
Boris urged to halt expected 3.5% Tube and bus fares increase

Boris Johnson is facing calls from City Hall’s Labour group to limit next year’s expected fares increase...

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