ustainable biofuels highlighted as key for future transport needs


Source: Click Green 30 March 2015
ustainable biofuels highlighted as key for future transport needs

The Transport Energy Task Force has today highlighted the important role sustainable biofuels will play in meeting the UK’s future transport needs.

Pricing Congestion to Invest in Sustainable Transport: Lessons from London


Source: SustainableCities 30 March 2015
Pricing Congestion to Invest in Sustainable Transport: Lessons from London

In 2003, London adopted a program of congestion pricing that now places a roughly $17 (£11.50) daily fee on motor vehicles entering central London.

London’s proposed Ultra Low Emission Zone gets final go-ahead


Source: Mayor Watch 27 March 2015
London’s proposed Ultra Low Emission Zone gets final go-ahead

Boris Johnson has confirmed that a charging scheme to discourage owners of the most polluting vehicles from driving in the city will come into effect.

Sustainability explained through animation


Source: YouTube 27 March 2015
Sustainability explained through animation

Watch this short animated movie explaining sustainability.

The Secret to Cost Effective Energy Storage


Source: The Energy Collective 27 March 2015
The Secret to Cost Effective Energy Storage

“Battery costs to reach $230 kWh by 2017/18″ the headline reads. Cue – phones running of their hooks with consumers wanting these cheap batteries.

Electric Black Cabs to be built in Coventry


Source: BusinessGreen 26 March 2015
Electric Black Cabs to be built in Coventry

China's Geely invests £250m to build zero emission versions of the iconic black cab at new factory in Coventry creating 1,000 jobs.

SOLAR Powered Passenger Car - Ford CMAX Solar Energi Hybrid Concept


Source: tsport100 25 March 2015
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...

Why smart growth cities are safer, healthier, and wealthier


Source: The City Fix 25 March 2015
Why smart growth cities are safer, healthier, and wealthier

A new report from the New Climate Economy project examines the choice that rapidly developing cities have.

Smart Sustainable Cities


Source: Swedish ICT 24 March 2015
Smart Sustainable Cities

Swedish ICT is leading an initiative aiming to detail a generic information and communication infrastructure for Stockholm Royal Seaport...

Four Inspirations for Sustainable Transport from Rio


Source: SustainableCities 24 March 2015
Four Inspirations for Sustainable Transport from Rio

Known for its beautiful natural landscapes, Christ the Redeemer statue, and Copacabana beach, Rio de Janeiro is an iconic city.

Electric vehicles' second-hand value 'similar to diesels'


Source: BusinessGreen 23 March 2015
Electric vehicles' second-hand value 'similar to diesels'

Pricing company Glass's says growing familiarity with technology among dealers and consumers is closing gap on competitors.

IBM Smarter Cities: Creating opportunities through leadership and innovation


Source: IBM 23 March 2015
IBM Smarter Cities: Creating opportunities through leadership and innovation

For the first time ever, most people live in urban areas. In the years to come, the percentage of people living in cities will continue to..

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IBM Institute for Business Value: Transportation and economic development


Source: IBM 20 March 2015
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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Why are the two most sustainable forms of transport missing from the UN Sustainable Development Goals?


Source: The City Fix 20 March 2015
Why are the two most sustainable forms of transport missing from the UN Sustainable Development Goals?

Walking and cycling may be the two most basic modes of transport, but they may also be the most promising for a sustainable future.

The FLIZ Pedal-Less Bike Concept


Source: Tree Hugger 18 March 2015 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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New Urban Innovation Centre Will Incubate Ideas for Smarter Cities


Source: SustainableCities 18 March 2015
New Urban Innovation Centre Will Incubate Ideas for Smarter Cities

A new Urban Innovation Centre has opened in London for urban innovators, particularly in the area of 'smart' cities, to pioneer their work.

Navigant Research Leaderboard Report: Smart City Suppliers


Source: Navigant Research 18 March 2015
Navigant Research Leaderboard Report: Smart City Suppliers

The supplier ecosystem for smart cities continues to expand. Established suppliers are moving into the market from several different sectors.

$150 million to transform sustainable public transport in Mexico City


Source: The City Fix 18 March 2015
$150 million to transform sustainable public transport in Mexico City

With a population of more than 21 million people, and growing quickly, Mexico City faces distinct challenges in delivering sustainable urban mobility.

How one Scottish company plans to power cars on whisky waste


Source: BusinessGreen 16 March 2015
How one Scottish company plans to power cars on whisky waste

A Scottish university spin-out that makes biofuel from the leftovers of whisky production has secured a £500,000 investment.

Covered Electric Motorcycle (Or Scooter) That Can’t Be Knocked Down


Source: Clean Technica 13 March 2015
Covered Electric Motorcycle (Or Scooter) That Can’t Be Knocked Down

Lit Motors founder Daniel Kim views his inviting creation, the C-1, as a vehicle that offers the driver “…the romance of the motorcycle with the...

Smarter, More Competitive Cities


Source: IBM 12 March 2015
Smarter, More Competitive Cities

In our world of seven billion people, the global rural-urban balance of populations has tipped for the first time in favor of cities. About one in...

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