Top news of the week: 11.08.2020.

Bus, Transportation, Public transport, Low-carbon fuel standard, Bicycle parking, Debut albums

Future Of Mobility

On Aug 10, 2020
@PaulABarter shared
RT @TomBamonte: .⁦@TransitLeap⁩ sees little point to low-speed automated shuttles as they are equipped and deployed today. Argues that greater speed, safety, and durability needed. Ideal deployment sites in lower density areas, not city centers. https://t.co/Sq3LFF9CWb
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What’s the point of low-speed automated shuttles?

What’s the point of low-speed automated shuttles?

We’re going to get a spectrum of driverless road vehicles: from pod-vehicles for one person with groceries or luggage, mid-sized buses carrying 30-40 people, to even longer buses on ...

On Aug 10, 2020
@macilree shared
RT @BikeAKL: If there’s one thing we know about bike parking, it’s that if you build it, they will come... as long as it’s well designed, handily located, and highly visible. An update on recent advances from AT (and why we deserve a long-service award for this work!) https://t.co/YNpiCKxO3O
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Racking up some wins for bike parking

Racking up some wins for bike parking

We deserve a long service award for the eight years we’ve been working with Auckland Transport to improve bike parking for public transport links and town centres. Prospects improved when ...

On Aug 7, 2020
@PaulABarter shared
RT @drvox: My new post: A new group called @RewiringAmerica is singing my song: Electrify Everything! It has a detailed plan to substantially decarbonize the US economy by 2035, using only mature electrification technologies like heat pumps. I dive in deep. https://t.co/hTCZM2cFmE
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How to drive fossil fuels out of the US economy, quickly

How to drive fossil fuels out of the US economy, quickly

The US has everything it needs to decarbonize by 2035.

On Aug 6, 2020
@TheICCT shared
RT @TheICCT_Fuels: California recently started requiring utilities to turn LCFS credits from EV charging into point-of-sale rebates, which we've found could be nearly $4,000 per vehicle. Not bad! https://t.co/bqeniTM1mJ @TheICCT @NicLutsey
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How low-carbon fuel standards can support transport electrification

How low-carbon fuel standards can support transport electrification

A variety of policies have been deployed at the state and federal levels to address higher up-front costs of EVs and concerns about sufficient charging infrastructure.

On Aug 8, 2020
@transportgovuk shared
RT @educationgovuk: Today we're announcing new support for travel to and from schools and colleges in September. Children and staff should walk, cycle or use a scooter where possible Funding for local authorities to hire dedicated coaches Easing pressure on public transport https://t.co/1d14RCf3Il https://t.co/QcYqDXCUKZ
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Multi-million-pound funding package for school transport

Multi-million-pound funding package for school transport

New funding for local authorities to ease pressure on public transport as children return in September

On Aug 6, 2020
@smartcitiesdive shared
Houston votes in favor of becoming a more walkable city. https://t.co/R1lwo9ill3
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Houston votes to put the 'emphasis on walking' in future development

Houston votes to put the 'emphasis on walking' in future development

City councilmembers unanimously backed new ordinances that look to encourage pedestrian-friendly, mixed-use development near public transportation.

On Aug 7, 2020
@oconnorshane shared
FedEx Express backs student-run startup, Echooo #TeamFedEx https://t.co/2rGIeWR32M
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FedEx Express backs student-run startup, Echooo

FedEx Express backs student-run startup, Echooo

FedEx Express, a subsidiary of FedEx Corporation, has awarded its signature FedEx Access Award to student-run company Echooo, from Belgium at the JA Europe Company of the Year Competition, ...

On Aug 7, 2020
@EU_Commission shared
12 cities made it to the final round of the European Capital of Innovation 2020 contest! 🏆 They are Europe's champions of nurturing innovation to address public challenges and improve the lives of their citizens. 🌟 More: https://t.co/d1QoR5V5bh #iCapitalAwards @EU_H2020 https://t.co/G8VhTp8apa
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