Who Is the Smart City For?


Source: Planetizen 28 May 2015
Who Is the Smart City For?

From lack of infrastructure to concentrated poverty, megacities present significant challenges for any local government.

A green company car 'could be £3,000 cheaper'


Source: BusinessGreen 26 May 2015
A green company car 'could be £3,000 cheaper'

Electric cars prove to be a better choice for fleets when ‘whole life' costs are factored into company car selections, according to Go Ultra Low.

Sustainable transport


Source: Vimeo 22 May 2015
Sustainable transport

Transport infrastructure is one of the main contributors to the increase of carbon emissions. But decarbonising the industry is likely to be...

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Smarter, More Competitive Cities


Source: IBM 22 May 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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How China Can Leverage High-Speed Rail for Compact Urban Development


Source: SustainableCities 21 May 2015
How China Can Leverage High-Speed Rail for Compact Urban Development

High speed rail connects Zhengzhou with other Chinese cities and has potential to spur compact urban development across the country.

More evidence that Apple is working on an electric car, and possibly a breakthrough battery


Source: TreeHugger 20 May 2015
More evidence that Apple is working on an electric car, and possibly a breakthrough battery

There's already been a lot of speculation - partly based on facts, partly on rumors - that Apple is working on an electric car.

In Which Cities Is It Quicker to Walk and Cycle than Drive a Car?


Source: SustainableCities 19 May 2015
In Which Cities Is It Quicker to Walk and Cycle than Drive a Car?

It's cities with high employment and GDP that experience the biggest increases in traffic congestion and where it's faster to cycle than drive.

Designing a Bicycling Network for New Orleans


Source: YouTube 18 May 2015
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...

7 Facts That Prove the Renewable Energy Revolution Has Arrived


Source: EcoWatch 18 May 2015
7 Facts That Prove the Renewable Energy Revolution Has Arrived

The global transition to renewable energy and away from nuclear and fossil fuels is well under way with remarkable developments happening every day.

Shifting gears: Building a smarter future for transport


Source: IBM 18 May 2015
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...

Collective Intelligence for Sustainable Cities


Source: Post Carbon Institute 15 May 2015
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...

Lake District launches £1million sustainable travel scheme


Source: Click Green 15 May 2015
Lake District launches £1million sustainable travel scheme

A year-long programme funded with £1 million from the Department for Transport has been launched to maximise the benefits of cleaner, greener travel.

Dijon-Brest: Modal shift towards sustainable transport


Source: Energy Cities 14 May 2015
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...

The Sexiest, Most Fun Bus You’ll Ever See


Source: YouTube 13 May 2015 Featured
The Sexiest, Most Fun Bus You’ll Ever See

Taking the bus has never been cooler! The idea behind the campaign by Danish agency M2Film was to...

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  • Oh you crazy, sexy Danes: A Danish transportation agency advertises its buses in a hilariously outrageous ad http://t.co/Dra5UvO0 #ads #cph

  • John McMullan @JohnatBryson
  • "@FastCoExist: This clever nu ad will get you excited about taking public transportation. http://t.co/bq0l4nJA": Danes do #publictransport!r

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From Sunlight to Jet A1


Source: The Energy Collective 12 May 2015
From Sunlight to Jet A1

In a world of near zero anthropogenic emissions of carbon dioxide, there remains the problem of finding a fuel or energy carrier.

Tesla will reveal the Model 3 in March 2016, made 11,160 EVs in first 3 months of year


Source: TreeHugger 8 May 2015
Tesla will reveal the Model 3 in March 2016, made 11,160 EVs in first 3 months of year

Those of you who have been waiting a long time for an affordable Tesla, mark your calendars; the model 3 is on the way.

Intelligent Urban Transportation


Source: IBM 8 May 2015
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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Driverless Cars and Public Transit Would Cut Traffic By 90% – OECD


Source: SustainableCities 7 May 2015
Driverless Cars and Public Transit Would Cut Traffic By 90% – OECD

A week ago I wrote a post questioning what driverless cars will mean for cities and if we’re going to see tension between private and public transport

Wind Power & Electric Vehicles: Cut costs & energy


Source: YouTube 6 May 2015
Wind Power & Electric Vehicles: Cut costs & energy

This is the grid of the future -- leveraging clean and efficient wind power to reduce your energy costs and carbon footprint. The future is...

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This $10K air-powered vehicle could be the tiny car to go with your tiny house


Source: TreeHugger 5 May 2015
This $10K air-powered vehicle could be the tiny car to go with your tiny house

Zero Pollution Motors, the U.S. licensee for MDI, developer of the tiny compressed air car AIRPod, just picked up a $5 million investment.

Top UK court forces government to cut air pollution, diesel cars might be banned


Source: TreeHugger 1 May 2015
Top UK court forces government to cut air pollution, diesel cars might be banned

After having a kind of renaissance during the first decade of the 2000s, diesel is now under attack again.

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