green transport News

  • Green transport boost

    The green transport industry has gained momentum this week after a key developer of eco-friendly cars announced plans to manufacture 'tens of thousands' of vehicles per year from 2011. Better Place intends to initially launch the electric vehicle programme in partnership with Renault in Denmark and Israel, reports the Guardian. ...


    By Energy Saving Trust

  • Green transport future for Heathrow

    Written by Mark Stephens The future of green transport was revealed at the Science Museum on August 12th. A driverless electric shuttle cab was unveiled, which by next year will be taking thousands of passengers to and from Terminal Five at London's Heathrow Airport. The Personal Rapid Transport (PRT) system, worth £2.5 million, can travel at speeds of up to 25mph using a combination ...


    By Energy Saving Trust

  • Smart grid to the next level

    Making a smart grid for smart and sustainable energy supply has reached the next level now that for the city of Lelystad a consortium of thirteen partners have agreed to work together. Their ‘Grand Design’ for sustainable energy and infrastructure was created in May this year, and consists of three parts: making (existing) buildings sustainable, use the available biogas in the ...

  • Regency Global Transportation driving toward ‘green’ future

    Pledges to Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions by 20 Percent Over Next 5-10 YearsPITTSBURGH – Regency Global Transportation Group, LTD, a leading chauffeured ground transportation company based in Pittsburgh, has launched a comprehensive program to measure and reduce its carbon footprint.Using the services of Green Ride Global, a North American firm that provides environmental sustainability programs ...


  • UK green transport awarded cash injection

    Written by Mark Stephens Green transport projects in Cambridge have been accelerated following a major boost from the Big Lottery Fund. The organisation confirmed it would be investing £700,000 in Royston's railway underpass and a further £700,000 in the footbridge across the River Great Ouse. Since winning The People's Millions competition in 2007, green transport charity Sustran has ...


    By Energy Saving Trust

  • American Power Group to Present at Green Transportation Conference

    American Power Group Corporation (OTCQB: APGI), f/k/a GreenMan Technologies, Inc., today announced that Lyle Jensen, President and Chief Executive Officer, will be one of the featured lunchtime presenters at the Green Transportation Conference, scheduled to take place on Wednesday, October 24 at the Sheraton Portland Airport Hotel in Portland, Oregon. Mr. Jensen will provide an overview of ...


    By Marketwire

  • Swedish truckmakers lead switch to green transport

    The transport sector is a major planet polluter but truckmakers in Sweden, where a clean environment has long been a top concern, are leading the way in climate-conscious production with eco-friendly plants. 'Volvo and Scania are definitely in advance on the competition. Environmental issues have been on their minds for a very, very long time,' Anders Trapp, a truck sector analyst at Swedish ...


  • Green Travel & Green Conferences

    Untitled Document Environmental Experts create Environmental Conferences. Did you eat off plastic plates at an alternative transportation conference, and rent a car by yourself getting to a recycling ...


  • Southwest Airlines Ranks Sixth in Newsweek’s Green Rankings in Transportation and Logistic Sector

    SOURCE: Southwest Airlines DESCRIPTION:Southwest Airlines Ranks Sixth in Newsweek’s Green Rankings in Transportation and Logistic Sector Newsweek announced its 2012 Green Rankings on October 22, which is the fourth annual evaluation of America’s 500 largest publicly traded companies and 500 ...


    By 3BL Media

  • Green biofuel from waste to reduce UK transport carbon emissions

    A group of British businesses is to pioneer the development of a process to turn municipal and wood waste into transport biofuel which could potentially achieve a carbon saving of 95%. The consortium, led by Axion Energy, has been put together by The Carbon Trust and will work on an enhancement of the pyrolysis process which will turn waste biomass into a cheaper alternative to existing biofuels. ...

  • Greening European transport consumption: change user behaviour and set carbon targets

    There must be a clear, ambitious target for cutting CO2 emissions from transport in Europe. Citizen behaviour, together with improved use of technologies, have a major role to play. These are just a few of the messages emerging from the seminar: “Right on track - choosing the most eco-friendly transport option” organised by the International Union of Railways (UIC) today at the European ...

  • EnviroSolutions Inc. Now Uses Rail Transportation as Green Solution for Waste

    The energy that is used in the transport of waste to distant areas depletes energy resources. In order to combat the energy waste that is involved in transporting waste via truck to distant landfills, EnviroSolutions, Inc. is now transporting waste along railways, which saves thousands of gallons of fuel, minimizing the impacts on the environment. “People often ...


    By EnviroSolutions, Inc. (ESI)

  • Oregon earns global recognition for its green transportation efforts

    Eugene, Oregon, has much to celebrate in its first year of operating the new Emerald Express (EmX) bus rapid transit, or BRT, system. The city has just received a 2008 Sustainable Transport Award “Honorable Mention,” along with Guatemala City and Pereira, Colombia, while the two finalists were London and Paris. Eugene was the only U. S. city selected for the annual award, sponsored by the ...

  • Luther college goes green with U Car Share: 24/7, green-transportation options

    U Car Share and Luther College are launching the first U Car Share service in Iowa. Building on the success of other partnerships, U Car Share is expanding its growth as it partners with Luther College. The launch of a new partnership with U Car Share provides students and faculty with access to North America's most advanced car-sharing service. Now, the students, faculty and staff of Luther ...

  • Sustainable transport expands in Mexico

    EMBARQ, WRI’s Center for Sustainable Transport, commends the introduction of new Bus Rapid Transit lines in Mexico City and Guadalajara. (This story was originally published on EMBARQ.org here and ...

  • Greening the Gardiner

    Waterfront Toronto and the City of Toronto (City), the project co-proponents, are jointly undertaking an environmental assessment to determine the future of the eastern portion of the elevated Gardiner Expressway and Lake Shore Boulevard from approximately Lower Jarvis Street to just east of the Don Valley Parkway (DVP) at Logan Avenue. The environmental assessment is being completed under the ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Greening the military

    A significant piece of the massive $787 billion stimulus package recently enacted by President Obama - around $20 billion - has been earmarked for renewable energy projects. Of this $3.6 billion dollars will go to green energy projects and energy efficiency upgrades in the U.S. Military.   The funds are to go for "improvements in energy generation and efficiency, transmission, ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Green capitals – spreading the green message

    Ladies and gentlemen, I am delighted to be here with you and to have the opportunity to announce the winner of 2016 today. I know that Copenhagen has already done a lot during these past months to promote its green activities as European Green Capital and I hope that in the future these will give tourists an additional reason – of course in ...

  • A Retaining Wall that is ‘Green’ and Saves Green

    Crane Materials International (CMI) leads the sheet piling industry in providing environmentally friendly solutions and products to the construction and engineering communities. Today CMI announces the release of the SheerScape ...


    By PRWeb

  • On the road to green

    Today’s Globe and Mail reports that the ’Big Three’ U.S. automakers are going electric in a battle to survive the worst crisis the industry has faced since the Great Depression. Chrysler and General Motors, both of whom are still operating due to massive government bailouts from both sides of the border, are looking to electric powered vehicles as the way of the future.  Ford, which has not ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

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