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‘Eco Innovators’: government calls on next generation to design the future of transport

On May 22, 2019
@transportgovuk shared
RT @YoEgovuk: Science & Innovation Minister @CSkidmoreUK has launched the new phase of our campaign 'Engineering: Take a Closer Look', with the Eco Innovators competition for 7-19 year olds, inspiring #FutureEngineers to design electric vehicle chargepoints https://t.co/GmP7mL5qOT #CleanGrowth https://t.co/RYpwo2Eby3
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Competition launched for 7 to 19 year olds to design electric vehicle chargepoints of the future.

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On May 22, 2019
@transportgovuk shared
RT @YoEgovuk: Science & Innovation Minister @CSkidmoreUK has launched the new phase of our campaign 'Engineering: Take a Closer Look', with the Eco Innovators competition for 7-19 year olds, inspiring #FutureEngineers to design electric vehicle chargepoints https://t.co/GmP7mL5qOT #CleanGrowth https://t.co/RYpwo2Eby3
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‘Eco Innovators’: government calls on next generation to design the future of transport

Competition launched for 7 to 19 year olds to design electric vehicle chargepoints of the future.



On May 16, 2019
@drkarenlucas shared
RT @ITSLeeds: Around 9% of UK households are in debt as a direct result of owning and running a car, according to research, led by @drkarenlucas. Read more online 👉 https://t.co/UeIJ0EJ5sV https://t.co/p9VGMdLHjs
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Future of mobility: inequalities in mobility and access in the UK Transport System

6 Transport can be a key barrier to employment ..................................................................... 7 Lack of transport can reduce access to education and training ...

On May 22, 2019
@PaulABarter shared
RT @ecomobility_: #Boda-bodas are a common sight in East #Africa. While they pose #safety concerns and management #challenges, new ideas and #technologies have the potential to make boda-bodas a part of #sustainable #mobility systems. How? Read more https://t.co/OTmODLmXyS https://t.co/YTgvzM2pxz
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Exploring informal sustainable mobility for East African cities

Motorcycle taxis, known as boda-bodas, are a common sight in East Africa. While they serve as an accessible transport option for many urban residents, they also pose serious safety concerns ...

On May 16, 2019
@SharedUseCntr shared
Catch up on #InfrastructureWeek, #BikeMonth, and the latest #sharedmobility news in this week's Mobility Hub newsletter. https://t.co/YzgqY33fL9
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Mobility Hub Newsletter: May 16, 2019

In non-IPO Uber news, the ridehailing giant introduced Uber Movement Speeds, which provides 5 global cities with traffic speed data at the street segment and hourly level—important for ...

On May 20, 2019
@ITF_Forum shared
RT @ITF_Live: #Roadsafety is one of the many #transport issues being discussed at #ITF19. Who do you think is most at risk on the road? Vote, and check the programme here https://t.co/PsBKazRTYK
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Summit 2019

TUMIVolt Conference - Charging the electric & digital mobility future Messehaus – M4 how_to_reg More info Pre-Summit Research Day Messehaus – M3 More info 8th International Public Transport ...

On May 18, 2019
@humantransit shared
RT @GreaterAKL: The upgrade of Puhinui station begun and the renders look amazing. Will allow with a single, simple transfer a fast and reliable congestion free connection to the airport. Eventually the busway will extend from airport to Botany https://t.co/BK0UA7wbwc https://t.co/1wIR99F17M
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$60m public transport project for South Auckland railway station

A contract has been awarded for a major new public transport project in south Auckland, which it's hoped will ease the regular gridlock traffic on the way to the airport. The $60 million ...

On May 17, 2019
@smartcitiesdive shared
There will always be a demand for personal transport, and thus, the current solutions are set to shift as well. https://t.co/2mOjy43kiF
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Personal transport: What changes will we see in the near future?

While there will always be a demand for personal transport, cities must figure out how to better support systems that reduce environmental impacts and congestion. 

On May 16, 2019
@transportgovuk shared
We’re determined to make our transport better and greener and the #North is leading the way with improved electric vehicle infrastructure, ultra-low emission buses and more: https://t.co/zDib7woyAD #NorthernPowerhouse https://t.co/peH33PBByp
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Major progress on northern green transport after record investment

Record levels of investment in green transport in the north but tackling transport emissions cannot stop there.

On May 16, 2019
@SusanShaheen1 shared
RT @BerkeleyITS: Our affiliates Joan Walker, @SusanShaheen1, Steven Shladover featured in @Cal_Engineer's Shifting gears: The integration of self-driving vehicles requires nuanced policy decisions — now https://t.co/4xnnoWemLc https://t.co/jepdZHUWZw
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Shifting gears

The integration of self-driving vehicles requires policy decisions that consider how travel behavior will shift with the introduction of new mobility choices.

On May 20, 2019
@macilree shared
RT @GreaterAKL: A National Public Transport Network https://t.co/WZ6zDDx9ds https://t.co/Ux6C3y7l2W
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A National Public Transport Network

This is a post by Heidi O’Callahan and Greater Auckland reader Paul Callister. Would you take public transport to another city or small town? Can you imagine regional New Zealand having ...

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On May 16, 2019
@smartcitiesdive shared
We caught up with @rachelhaot at #SCNY19 to gain insights on the accelerator and peel back the layers of transportation development in New York. https://t.co/ZAHx8hmaCJ
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Transit Tech Lab's mission to solve NYC's subway 'crisis'

Rachel Haot, executive director of the Transportation Innovation Partnership, offered insights on the accelerator that's prepping startups to pilot transit solutions with the MTA.

On May 21, 2019
@MobilityLabTeam shared
Bus ridership is going up on a limited-stop bus route, and @MontgomeryCo in Maryland wants to keep that momentum rolling. https://t.co/Alv0Ec4vU4 https://t.co/ZLiU8grEN2
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Maryland county looks to build on the success of a new, limited-stop bus route

Buses traversing Montgomery County, Md.’s limited-stop Ride On ExtRa Route 101 have gotten fuller and fuller since they began operating in October 2017. The Bethesda-Gaithersburg route’s 12 ...

On May 22, 2019
@mobilityweek shared
The May edition of the #MobilityWeek newsletter is out, featuring interviews with @CamaraLisboa, #Lindau and @OfficialTfGM. There's also info on how to register participation for the 2019 campaign! Read the newsletter: https://t.co/WFFtwVp3Xw Subscribe: https://t.co/BaizUh39bR https://t.co/we4lqnSZeX
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Registration for EUROPEAN MOBILITY WEEK 2019 now open

To read the full article, click here. Representatives from countries across Europe will meet in the German city of Lindau this June for the 53rd EUROPEANMOBILITYWEEK Coordination ...

On May 19, 2019
@SharedUseCntr shared
[email protected]_Alstom, a 100% #EV bus by @Alstom being piloted in Santiago, Chile, borrows features from modern trams such as three double doors on both sides, modular interior, & special electric traction that reduces noise and vibration. https://t.co/5pXOAYSLnJ
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Alstom debuts electric bus in Chile inspired by tram design

In 2017, Aptis was awarded the Innovation Award at Busworld, the main international bus fair now being held in Brussels, Belgium.

On May 17, 2019
@mobilityweek shared
📢🏆 #CivitasPortis - a collaboration between port cities aiming to foster more #sustainable #mobility, just won the International Association of Ports and Harbours (IAPH) Award in the category of ‘Community Outreach: addressing externalities’ Well done! https://t.co/xFU6daqeur https://t.co/ZitOkOnV6f
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CIVITAS PORTIS wins international sustainability award at the IAPH World Ports Conference

CIVITAS PORTIS is coordinated by the City of Antwerp (Belgium), with the participation of the Port of Antwerp and the cities of Aberdeen (United Kingdom), Constanta (Romania), Klaipėda ...

On May 22, 2019
@macilree shared
RT @richardhills777: “But no one uses public transport” is something I still hear. The very great @pv_reynolds lays out how and why we are increasing patronage faster than most cities across the world. We’ll hit 100m trips in a year, next month. Pre supercity it was 57! https://t.co/ZY0TWAQ4Gf
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The story of a revolution: How public transport transformed Auckland

Public transport in Auckland looks set to hit an all-time of 100 million passengers this year. Patrick Reynolds looks back at how we got here and what next to expect for the future of ...

On May 18, 2019
@MobilityLabTeam shared
Closing HOV lanes is hard to understand, via former ⁦@MassDOT⁩ Secretary and CommonWealth Magazine https://t.co/EH2r6IqPZK
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Closing HOV lanes is hard to understand

IMAGINE FOR A MOMENT that you are on a diet – not a New Year’s resolution diet that lasts for nine days, but a serious, honest-to-goodness effort to change your eating habits. One thing is ...

On May 21, 2019
@transenv shared
RT @GregGtarcher: The UK is now the only major european country banning scooters. Time to embrace the future. ⁦@transportgovuk⁩ ⁦@transenv⁩ ⁦@CBTransport⁩ https://t.co/OMFMWxlutT
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Eco wonder or safety nightmare? Germany to vote on e-scooters

Electric scooters could be on roads by June, leaving UK last major European country not to have approved use

On May 16, 2019
@smartcitiesdive shared
During a gender and equity panel at the #SCNY19 conference, panelists reflected on a "ride at your own risk" mentality that is plaguing women transit riders across the country. https://t.co/URpFOTqxkC
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Women's security on public transit is a 'pervasive problem'

Panelists at the Smart Cities New York conference reflected on the "pink tax" in mobility and said transportation agencies need to prioritize initiatives that will help women feel safe on ...