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WXY’s Supercharged Transit Corridors

Planes, Trains and (fewer) Automobiles: Transportation Ideas for the 'Next New York' - Untapped New York

This is part of an ongoing series on ideas from Next New York, a project by the Forum for Urban Design. Serial entrepreneur Elon Musk isn’t the only one dreaming up outlandish new transportation modes with the Hyperloop. Over the past four months, the Forum for Urban Design invited architects, planners, developers, engineers and academics to brainstorm …

What we all can do | Centre for Climate ...

What we all can do

We have to stop polluting the air. Cut the carbon. So stop talking and thinking about it – get started now: reduce your carbon footprint. Take personal responsibility for your contribution to creat…

Dedicated bus way. Could be easily converted to electric.   metro maracaibo via aeropuerto

Dedicated bus way. Could be easily converted to electric. metro maracaibo via aeropuerto

In this photo, roughly 35 people are traveling between two points. Four of them are doing it manually, with about eight times that number opting for electric assist. Obviously no one in this photo is on a bike, but stairs versus escalators offer an elegant example of the difference a simple electric assist can make between otherwise identical modes. And, therefore, an example of how electric bikes may appeal to many, many more people than normal manual bikes.

One photo that explains e-bikes’ astronomical potential

In this photo, roughly 35 people are traveling between two points. Four of them are doing it manually, with about eight times that number opting for electric assist. Obviously no one in this photo is on a bike, but stairs versus escalators offer an elegant example of the difference a simple electric assist can make between otherwise identical modes. And, therefore, an example of how electric bikes may appeal to many, many more people than normal manual bikes.

Mike Hudema on Twitter

“France just made the biggest electric bus purchase in Europe yet to address air pollution and #climatechange. We have solutions to the #climate crisis. Let's speed up and implement them. #GreenNewDeal #ActOnClimate #energy #tech #PanelsNotPipelines #go100re https://t.co/JpYSMZnwWJ”

'Bike country No 1': Dutch go electric in record numbers | World news | The Guardian

'Bike country No 1': Dutch go electric in record numbers

E-bikes now outsell standard bicycles in Netherlands, with quality prized more than price

TfL economic benefits of cycling paper a home run for investment case

TfL economic benefits of cycling paper a home run for investment case

Transport for London has released a 29-page paper detailing the economic benefits of cycling in immense detail; offering retail, social and health boons.

Colin Mckerracher on Twitter

“This ship in Gothenburg is being electrified: Stage 1: 1 MWh battery, mostly for docking maneuvers Stage 2: 20 MWh battery, 10 mile electric-only range Stage 3: 50 MWh battery, 50 mile electric range The snowball of lithium-ion battery applications is really rolling now.”

Understanding transportation behavior - with an infographic! - Mobility Lab

Understanding transportation behavior – with an infographic!

At Mobility Lab, we spend a lot of time researching people's transportation behavior and why they make the choices they do. What made you bike to work yesterday, but drive alone today? Creating a sustainable, efficient,

Car-free day in Paris and Brussels – in pictures

The people of the French and Belgian cities enjoy a rare traffic-free day

Car-free day in Paris and Brussels – in pictures

The people of the French and Belgian cities enjoy a rare traffic-free day

'For me, this is paradise': life in the Spanish city that banned cars

In Pontevedra, the usual soundtrack of a Spanish city has been replaced by the tweeting of birds and the chatter of humans

The worlds first self-sufficient sea vessel, Energy Observer, is due to leave her home port of Saint-Malo in Brittany, France, over the next few days on the first leg of a global voyage to test and promote renewable energy technologies. This isnt just any yacht though, it uses nothing but…

This Superyacht Produces Hydrogen From Seawater As It Sails

The worlds first self-sufficient sea vessel, Energy Observer, is due to leave her home port of Saint-Malo in Brittany, France, over the next few days on the first leg of a global voyage to test and promote renewable energy technologies. This isnt just any yacht though, it uses nothing but…