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Think global, act local to transform cities but also the planet

On Jun 12, 2020
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Every crisis is an opportunity! If we think global and act local, cities can: 🏡Achieve a breakthrough in urban life quality, and 👩‍🏭👨‍🏭Help accelerate the transformation of the auto industry Read our special Bulletin on cities after Covid https://t.co/TKOXzN7BZZ
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It is said that crises are great accelerators. And that is certainly the impression when you look at Europe’s urban landscape. In this Bulletin we have dispatches from France, Germany, the UK, Spain, Italy, Poland and Portugal. ...

On Jun 12, 2020
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Every crisis is an opportunity! If we think global and act local, cities can: 🏡Achieve a breakthrough in urban life quality, and 👩‍🏭👨‍🏭Help accelerate the transformation of the auto industry Read our special Bulletin on cities after Covid https://t.co/TKOXzN7BZZ
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Think global, act local to transform cities but also the planet

Think global, act local to transform cities but also the planet

It is said that crises are great accelerators. And that is certainly the impression when you look at Europe’s urban landscape. In this Bulletin we have dispatches from France, Germany, the ...

Gearing up for change: transport sector feels the heat over emissions:

Gearing up for change: transport sector feels the heat over emissions:

This story first appeared on the UN Environment website. A disturbing UN report on the risks we face if global warming exceeds 1.5°C has focused attention on the drastic environmental ...

How to keep cities pollution-free after virus lockdowns lift

How to keep cities pollution-free after virus lockdowns lift

As authorities across Europe prepare for a stepwise lift of coronavirus lockdown measures, they are facing a make-or-break moment for urban mobility. Yoann Le Petit details four proven ...

Cars: transition from lockdown is a fork in the road – here are two possible outcomes for future travel

Cars: transition from lockdown is a fork in the road – here are two possible outcomes for future travel

As more and more countries, including the UK, are eased out of lockdown, people are returning to their workplaces and taking children to school. How they choose to make those journeys could ...

London banned cars for one day. Why not do it forever?

London banned cars for one day. Why not do it forever?

On September 22 many of the capital's major roads closed to cars. But other cities have taken far more drastic action, and they're already seeing results

Climate change: we can reclaim cities from the car without inconveniencing people

Climate change: we can reclaim cities from the car without inconveniencing people

The car revolutionised the way people travel – but at a heavy cost. Now, car-free cities will only work when there's reliable public transit and access for all

Video: What is the impact of electric transport on cities?

Video: What is the impact of electric transport on cities?

Their silence and lack of emissions have allowed electric vehicles to conquer city centres and establish themselves as an essential mode of electric transport.

Heathrow to address air quality concerns with ultra low emissions zone and charges for vehicles using the airport

Heathrow to address air quality concerns with ultra low emissions zone and charges for vehicles using the airport

Wed 29 May 2019 - As part of efforts to reduce the number of vehicles coming to the airport and protect local air quality, Heathrow is introducing the world's first airport Ultra Low ...

Five leaders “doing the right thing” on transport emissions

Five leaders “doing the right thing” on transport emissions

The smell of exhaust fumes is unpleasant and unhealthy, and the gases are known for affecting happiness, intelligence and overall human well-being. Yet millions around the world are forced ...

Women in Shared Mobility: Interview With Prof. Dr. Cathy Macharis leader of research group MOBI

Women in Shared Mobility: Interview With Prof. Dr. Cathy Macharis leader of research group MOBI

This month on the 'Women In Shared Mobility' series, our CEO Sandra Phillips interviewed Cathy Macharis leader of research group MOBI

Electric buses are needed to help clean Europe’s air

Electric buses are needed to help clean Europe’s air

We’ve done serious damage to our planet, but by readdressing how we travel, we can stop this current course and perhaps even reverse it

Brighton, Bristol, York ... city centres signal the end of the road for cars

Brighton, Bristol, York ... city centres signal the end of the road for cars

The city with the only Green MP in the country is the latest council to consider banning private vehicles from its centre to reduce pollution and improve citizens’ quality of life

What happens when a city bans cars from its streets?

What happens when a city bans cars from its streets?

Many modern urban areas have been built around cars, with huge amounts of space set aside for roads and parking. But what happens when you take them out of the equation?

Electric vehicles: a smart choice for the environment

Electric vehicles: a smart choice for the environment

Are electric vehicles better for our climate and air quality than petrol or diesel cars? We sat down with Andreas Unterstaller, the European Environment Agency’s (EEA) transport and ...

We can reclaim cities from the car without inconveniencing people

We can reclaim cities from the car without inconveniencing people

The car, along with investments in major road infrastructure, has allowed people to live further away from city centres. But while there’s no one plan which can work for every city, there ...