You are riding home from work when you notice your bike needs some adjusting. The bike shop is closed and out of your way, so now what? FixIt to the rescue! The Fixit includes all the tools necessary to perform basic repairs and maintenance, from changing a flat to adjusting brakes and derailleurs. The tools and air pump are securely attached to ... (more)
Members of the European Parliament (MEPs) have sent a signal that car makers will have to meet fuel efficiency targets by both 2020 and 2025. Although the decision still has to be confirmed by the full European Parliament, EU member states and Commission, the move lays down a marker that the average new car should need less than three litres to ... (more)
The European Commission adopted today a new strategy for encouraging the use of green infrastructure, and for ensuring that the enhancement of natural processes becomes a systematic part of spatial planning. Green Infrastructure is a tried and tested tool that uses nature to provide ecological, economic and social benefits. Instead of building ... (more)
Only a few days left to register for the conference ECOMM in Gävle (Sweden) on May 29-31 2013.Click here for watching the introduction video of Gävle.
The topic of this conference is Smart choices require easy access – making sustainable transport a part of everyday life. The conference organisers have put 14 topics up ... (more)
Stewart Kellett, British Cycling’s lead on increasing cycling participation, talked about the success of British Cycling’s partnership with Sky, Sport England and local authorities to get one million more people cycling, and said that this model could be applied nationwide to make health service savings.
“The UK has an obesity ... (more)
FREVUE (Freight Electric Vehicles in Urban Europe) will demonstrate to the industry, consumers and policy makers, how electric freight vehicles can provide a solution to many of these problems.
Eight large cities in Europe launched a major initiaitive, co-funded by the EU, to integrate electric vehicles in urban delivery services. Amsterdam, ... (more)
The beta version of the Mobility Labelling Tool is currently being tested. The beta version of the tool is available below and mobility and transport experts are invited to provide their feedback and contribute to the finalisation of this tool.
Test it now: http://www.moma.biz/labelling/data-entry
This labelling system is mainly aimed for ... (more)
Imagine recharging a Nissan Leaf from a standard 110-volt outlet in, say, oh, about a minute. Far-fetched, sure, but at least one research facility thinks it has a lead on making lithium-ion batteries that can recharge 1,000 times faster than current ones.
Researchers at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign say speeds like this ... (more)
From mid-May 2013 to November 2013 the city Assen (Netherlands) will be renamed into 'Sensor City'. This is because of a large-scale field trial: hundreds of travellers get the chance to test travel information and traffic management services of the future. They aim to have well informed travellers, better traffic flow with less travellers ... (more)
The International Association of Public Transport (UITP) today launched the website of the Observatory of Automated Metros (www.metroautomation.org). The website is the reference point for driverless metro covering technical and organisational issues and offering an up-to-date interactive world map of automated lines.
Metro ... (more)