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Emissions Statement: New Project Helps Authorities To Control City Air Quality

Emissions Statement: New Project Helps Authorities To Control City Air Quality

🕔10:50, 7.Aug 2017

Cenex, the UK’s first Centre of Excellence for low carbon technologies, has joined with Leeds City Council to announce the launch of Project ACCRA, a collaboration between Leeds City Council, Cenex, the Transport Systems Catapult, Earthsense, Dynniq, and Tevva Motors

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Greening The Islands – The App

Greening The Islands – The App

🕔17:51, 20.Feb 2017

To respond to the need to gather together as many small islands around the world as possible on the theme of innovation, greeningtheislands.net is being launched. The newly launched app helps promote best practice from islands that are leading the

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Fourth Partner Energy eyes smart city projects

Fourth Partner Energy eyes smart city projects

🕔15:31, 9.Mar 2016

Fourth Partner Energy, a fully integrated Renewable Energy Services Company (Resco) focussing on solar energy, is eyeing opportunities in the Smart City projects and rooftop home solar systems, as it expands business. The Hyderabad-based company, which is into its fifth

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Sustainable Urban Mobility and the Smart City

Sustainable Urban Mobility and the Smart City

🕔12:59, 12.Feb 2016

Polis has recently issued a position paper emphasizing the role of transport in smart city strategies. Karen Vancluysen explains Polis, representing leading cities and regions working on innovation in local transport, believes that the role and potential of urban mobility in

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MEPs call for intelligent transport systems to improve urban mobility for citizens

MEPs call for intelligent transport systems to improve urban mobility for citizens Updated

🕔07:00, 13.Nov 2015

On 10 November, the European Parliament’s Transport Committee adopted its report on sustainable urban mobility. FIA Region I welcomes the balanced outcome, which acknowledges that diverse local situations must not be decided upon in Brussels. Jacob Bangsgaard, FIA Region I

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Islands call for investments to test solutions against climate change

Islands call for investments to test solutions against climate change

🕔11:48, 3.Nov 2015

Islands are calling on national governments and international organisations to support their plans to ‘go green’, because their remote location makes them ideal testing grounds for innovative, climate-friendly solutions. The three-day ‘Greening the Islands’ conference, held last week in Valletta,

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Caltrans launches new focus on bicycles and pedestrians

Caltrans launches new focus on bicycles and pedestrians

🕔10:19, 3.Nov 2015

Caltrans announced last week the launch of the planning process for the first California State Bicycle and Pedestrian Plan (CSBPP). The visionary and comprehensive CSBPP will focus on improving safety and access for everyone across all modes, particularly bicycle and

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Smart street lighting could halve energy costs

Smart street lighting could halve energy costs

🕔11:55, 2.Nov 2015

Limerick could follow the likes of Amsterdam and Copenhagen by installing LED sensor street lighting and reduce the local authority energy bill by up to 50 per cent. The message, issued during the 2015 Open Days in Brussels was given

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London’s new black cabs must run on electric batteries from 2018

London’s new black cabs must run on electric batteries from 2018

🕔14:54, 28.Oct 2015

The Mayor and TfL this week confirmed to the taxi and private hire trades how they will play their part in improving London’s air quality when the world’s first Ultra Low Emission Zone (ULEZ) is introduced in the Capital in

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Cycling revolution goes electric

Cycling revolution goes electric

🕔14:51, 28.Sep 2015

Cycle-hire schemes across the country will receive hundreds of electric bikes to make cycling more accessible, Transport Minister Andrew Jones announced today (28 September 2015). The ‘e-bikes’, which offer battery-assisted pedalling at the flick of a switch, will make it

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