Transport for Edinburgh launches pre-paid card


Source: The Edinburgh Reporter 2 September 2014
Transport for Edinburgh launches pre-paid card

Bus and tram passengers in Edinburgh now have a new way of paying for their journeys, through the new pre-paid smartcard, ‘citysmart’...

The Dow Jones Sustainability Index: Why winning isn’t everything


Source: BusinessGreen 2 September 2014
The Dow Jones Sustainability Index: Why winning isn’t everything

There is not long to go before the rankings are announced for the 2014 Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI)...

Future Megacities - Transportation Management in Hefei, China


Source: Vimeo 2 September 2014
Future Megacities - Transportation Management in Hefei, China

The project is a research and demonstration project of the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research..

Tesla showroom goes virtual thanks to Google Streetview


Source: TreeHugger 1 September 2014
Tesla showroom goes virtual thanks to Google Streetview

You're curious about Tesla's electric cars but there's no showroom close to where you live? No problem...

Tokyo Governor Explains His Vision for Cycling in the City


Source: Sustainable Cities 1 September 2014
Tokyo Governor Explains His Vision for Cycling in the City

At a press conference held on August 29 Tokyo Governor Yoichi Masuzoe responded to questions regarding his vision for cycling in Tokyo...

Not-quite-Super: Tesla has been quietly building another charging network


Source: TreeHugger 1 September 2014
Not-quite-Super: Tesla has been quietly building another charging network

All the attention is going to Tesla's Supercharger network, with huge expansion plans in North-America, Europe, and Asia over the next few years...

Telegraph journalist tries out the water jet pack US council want to ban


Source: The Telegraph 1 September 2014
Telegraph journalist tries out the water jet pack US council want to ban

When James Bond shot skywards in a jetpack in Thunderball he did not have to deal with the grumblings of the health and safety brigade...

IBM Smarter Cities: Creating opportunities through leadership and innovation


Source: IBM 1 September 2014
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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Are sustainable supply chains valued by the consumer? - live chat


Source: The Guardian 1 September 2014
Are sustainable supply chains valued by the consumer? - live chat

This September, Sainsbury’s will take its price comparisons war with rival supermarket Tesco to the High Court. The latest spat centres on Tesco’s...

BRT and the Future of Transit


Source: Planetizen 31 August 2014
BRT and the Future of Transit

A Guardian Cities article examines bus rapid transit—especially of the variety delivered by the likes of Jaime Lerner and Enrique Peñalosa...

Shifting gears: Building a smarter future for transport


Source: IBM 29 August 2014 Featured
Shifting gears: Building a smarter future for transport

It is estimated that, by 2050, the Earth’s population will top 9.3 billion, with up to 6.3 billion people living in cities...

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China is about to make a really big bet on electric cars (100 billion yuan!)


Source: TreeHugger 29 August 2014
China is about to make a really big bet on electric cars (100 billion yuan!)

Any way you slice it, a hundred billion yuan is a lot of moolah (equivalent to about 16.3 billion US dollars at today's exchange rate)...

London to trial wirelessly charged hybrid buses


Source: BusinessGreen 29 August 2014
London to trial wirelessly charged hybrid buses

London's fast-expanding green bus fleet is to receive a further boost, after Transport for London (TfL) yesterday announced the launch of a new...

Is sharing really green?


Source: GreenBiz 28 August 2014
Is sharing really green?

I'm a big fan of the sharing economy. On a recent trip to San Francisco, I stayed in a house I found on Airbnb and made my way around the city...

How to growth-hack a sustainable future


Source: GreenBiz 28 August 2014
How to growth-hack a sustainable future

Most technologies that might disrupt our business future are neutral in terms of sustainability — or at least start that way...

Buses are the future of urban transport. No, really


Source: The Guardian 28 August 2014
Buses are the future of urban transport. No, really

“Buses! Buses! Buses! Buses!” thundered the tall man, rapping the cafe table between us, the cutlery threatening to vibrate right off the edge...

Sustainable development and integrated planning mark Europe’s new green capital


Source: TheCityFix 28 August 2014
Sustainable development and integrated planning mark Europe’s new green capital

Ljubljana, Slovenia has won the 2016 European Green Capital Award, given annually by the European Commission to cities that set an example...

Designing a Bicycling Network for New Orleans


Source: YouTube 28 August 2014
Designing a Bicycling Network for New Orleans

As part of GOOD Ideas for New Orleans, the Biking & Transit team presents their solution for making biking more safe and...

Tesla Trumps Toyota 3: Why Electric Vehicles Are Beating Hydrogen Cars Today


Source: TheEnergyCollective 28 August 2014
Tesla Trumps Toyota 3: Why Electric Vehicles Are Beating Hydrogen Cars Today

While electric vehicles (EVs) have experienced a marketplace renaissance in the last decade, hydrogen fuel-cell vehicles (FCVs) have not...

Berlin bans car service Uber


Source: Reuters 28 August 2014
Berlin bans car service Uber

(Reuters) - Berlin has banned car service Uber, which allows users to summon a ride on their smartphone, for not offering drivers and vehicles...

How Sustainable Transport Lost 100 Years


Source: Sustainable Cities 28 August 2014
How Sustainable Transport Lost 100 Years

Yesterday's article on early solar power and the world that might have been were it not for the abundance of fossil fuels was very popular...

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