Honda Develops New Experimental Personal Mobility Device

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Honda has unveiled the U3-X, a compact Li-ion-powered experimental personal mobility device that fits between the rider’s legs and provides free movement in all directions just as in human walking: forward, backward, side-to-side, and diagonally. Tags: Personal Transit The U3-X.

Smartphones and sensors as personal, real-time pollution monitors

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This approach ignores big differences in air quality in school and work environments. Air pollution varies widely over the course of a day and by location, even within the same city.

Toyota unveils i-ROAD 3-wheeled electric personal mobility vehicle concept at Geneva

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Toyota unveiled the new i-ROAD three-wheeled electric personal mobility vehicle (PMV) concept at the Geneva motor show. This design also allows for a more car-like environment on board, with the potential for features such as lighting, heating, audio and Bluetooth to be provided.

Honda unveils UNI-CUB electric personal mobility device; evolution of the UX-3

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unveiled the new battery-electric UNI-CUB personal mobility device. Featuring a compact design and comfortable saddle, UNI-CUB is designed to offer the same freedom of movement in all directions that a person enjoys while walking. Electric (Battery) Personal Transit

Ford developing a strategy to address urban personal mobility globally; a mobility company, not just an auto company

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Ford Motor Company is mapping out a strategy to address the requirements for personal mobility in the context of the megatrend of increasing global urbanization, both in mature economies as well as in emerging markets. Rough map of Ford’s Blueprint for Mobility. Click to enlarge.

Public sidewalk trials of Toyota personal mobility robot to start in Japan

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The City of Tsukuba in Ibaraki Prefecture, Japan and Toyota Motor Corporation (TMC) are to begin public sidewalk demonstration trials tomorrow of the “Winglet”, a TMC-developed personal transport assistance robot ridden in a standing position.

IBM automotive study sees consumer co-creation, greater personalized driving, but not widespread fully autonomous driving by 2025

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The study forecasts that while the automotive industry will offer a greater personalized driving experience by 2025, fully autonomous vehicles or fully automated driving will not be as commonplace as some think. Personal mobility.

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Lux Research: “The rush to proclaim driverless cars as the near future for personal transport is, simply, wrong”

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In a note following the 2014 Automated Vehicle Symposium, Lux Research said : “ The rush to proclaim driverless cars as the near future for personal transport is, simply, wrong. ” Lux participated in two separate sessions at the conference: the first around regional planning implications, and the second on personal vehicle automation commercialization. The rush to proclaim driverless cars as the near future for personal transport is, simply, wrong.

2014 86

Youth Climate Strikes Have The $uperpower To Shut This Country Down & Force America To Take Emergency Climate Action

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But why should any young person be made to study for a future when no one is doing enough to save that future? FridaysForFuture citizen volunteer climate change Climate Emergency Climate Strike Community Activists environment fossil fuels News Truth & Reality Greta Thunberg

2019 195

Give Me A #BreakFreeLA & Then Give Me 100% Renewables RIGHT NOW

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Real leadership is coming from The Carson Coalition and Communities for a Better Environment and from all the Bernie Sanders for President supporters. I’ve been working on the local 100% renewable energy solution nonstop for the last two years personally, so I know we can get all of L.A.

2016 204

Volkswagen showcasing its micromobility offerings in Geneva with Streetmate and Cityskater electric scooters

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The Streetmate scooter also benefits the environment with an electric drive system with zero local emissions and very low noise levels. Electric (Battery) Micro-mobility Personal TransitThe Volkswagen Group is embracing micromobility as part of its electric mobility strategy.

2019 96

Obama Administration releases National Bioeconomy Blueprint; health, food, energy and environment

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The White House today released a national Bioeconomy Blueprint , a comprehensive approach to harnessing innovations in biological research to address national challenges in health, food, energy, and the environment. In coordination with the Blueprint’s release, Federal officials also announced a number of new commitments to help achieve the Blueprint’s goals.

2012 87

DOT issues discussion document on principles for a connected vehicle environment; safety as top priority

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The US Department of Transportation (DOT) Research and Innovative Technology Administration (RITA) Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS) Joint Program Office (JPO) has issued a discussion document expressing a set of working principles intended to guide DOT’s research, demonstration and implementation activities related to a connected vehicle environment. Transportation Safety is the DOT’s top stated priority for the connected vehicle environment.

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Schaeffler startup to present near-production Bio-Hybrid at CES 2019; cargo and passenger versions

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Bio-Hybrid GmbH , a company belonging to the Schaeffler Group, will present the near-production Bio-Hybrid ( earlier post )—a new, modern form of personal urban mobility and means of transportation—at CES 2019. Electric (Battery) Personal Transit

2018 91

IBM Research Initiative Developing Adaptive Systems to Provide Personalized Travel Routes to Avoid Gridlock

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IBM has launched a new research initiative to build personalized travel routes for commuters to avoid traffic gridlock. New models will predict the outcomes of varying transportation routes to provide a personalized recommendation that get commuters where they need to go in the fastest time. IBM has the ability correlate all of this information to better predict demand, optimize capacity help improve traveler and highway safety as well as reduce our impact on the environment.

The Tom Steyer I Know

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I know plenty of elected representatives at all levels, I know my fair share of CEOs and celebrities too, but I don’t personally know a one of them as tough, authentic, determined and genuine as Tom Steyer. Of all the billionaires I know, Tom Steyer is my favorite.

2017 191

IBM releases fifth annual Next Five in Five list of near-term significant innovations; personalized routing for commuting/transportation makes the cut

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Of the five, only one is directly transportation-related: Commuters will be able to quickly access personalized recommendations that help them avoid the congestion issues they routinely face and help them get where they need to go in the fastest time. Personalized routing.

2010 96

Honda unveils personal mobility device

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It may look like an April Fools joke, but Honda is very serious about the U3-X – its new compact, lithium-ion powered experimental personal mobility device. It will also continue research and development of the device including experiments in a real-world environment. The U3-X slides between the rider’s legs and provides free movement in all directions just as in human walking – whether that be forward, side-to-side, backwards, or even diagonally.

Study concludes cycling is the urban transport mode associated with the greatest health benefits

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The findings, published in Environment International , show that cycling yielded the best results in every analysis. Environment International doi: 10.1016/j.envint.2018.08.002. Health Personal Transit

2018 86

The Greatest Solar Powered Music Festival in World History! SUNSTOCK JUNE 18 Los Angeles

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Filed under: Bicycles , citizen volunteer , climate change , Community Activists , environment , renewable energy , solar power Tagged: Allah-las , Autry Museum , Cults , Gateway Drugs , June 18 , Kaki King , Skylar Funk , Sunstock , The Big Pink , Trapdoor Social , Wavves , yOya.

Wendy Greuel Our Best Bet To Get To 100% Renewable Energy In Time

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And you would think that would be especially true for anyone running to become our United States representative from the 33rd Congressional District – the person who will be following the great Henry Waxman in that position.

2014 233

What’s In It For Me?

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1][2][3] From 1914 to 1932, Galleani’s followers in the United States (known as i Galleanisti), carried out a series of bombings and assassination attempts against institutions and persons they viewed as class enemies.[1]

2015 246

Bradford: Twelve Years A Failure – His Reason To Kill CCAs

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First admit what a failure you were in your own personal efforts of launching a Community Choice power program where you live. South Bay Gets More Done In 3 Months Than SCE’s Former Flack Got Done in a Dozen As A City Councilman in Gardena. What a unique concept.

2014 240

Here Lies Hermosa Beach – Truth Takes a Holiday In The City’s Massive Honesty FAIL

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Jose is a fellow professional environmentalist and back in September we were meeting about the March 3 election in six months and the dangers to our local environment if E&B oil company were to win. ” What kind of person, makes up a story that’s so easy to disprove?

2015 215

Al Muratsuchi Votes To Kill Community Choice Then Finds Out He Was Duped & Calls Me To Apologize

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This political primary season just keeps getting weirder and weirder. Assemblyman Al Muratsuchi, representing the 66th District in California explains as State Controller, John Chiang listens at the Lunquist Mansion on the Palos Verdes Peninsula during a recent fundraiser (photo by Joe Galliani).

2014 263

ARPA-E tackles multi-modal transportation with approximately $10M in funding for TRANSNET

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personal vehicles, buses, light rail, etc.). Today, personal transportation is entering a period of rapid change, enabled by the introduction of new technologies. Energy used in personal transportation by mode and efficiency. ARPA-E Personal Transit Urban mobility

2014 106

BASF and Floatility partner on ultra-lightweight solar-powered electric scooter: 12kg e-floater

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In line with this program, the joint development project by BASF and Floatility aims to combine the materials and know-how of BASF with the innovative capabilities of Floatility to address a key challenge of urban environments: short distance journeys.

2015 119

Serving My Country – My Patriotic Duty

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It’s not the men and women in uniform’s fault in any way and it does not diminish their personal service but it is not the same thing as putting your life on the line to protect and defend our American way of life.

What Does Henry Waxman Know About Climate That Made Him Quit?

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But personally I think at age 74 Henry’s had it. Filed under: carbon producers , climate change , Community Activists , electric cars , environment , environmental legislation , Environmental Politics , fossil fuels , renewable energy Tagged: Creative Greenius , Henry Waxman.

2014 205

Thankful To Be Home — And ALIVE!

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“Well maybe not you, personally… If you help us.” citizen volunteer climate change Community Activists environment fossil fuels plug-in cars solar power chevron EV Exxon Hermosa Beach Manhattan Beach Redondo Beach South Bay It all started with the video.

2013 241

I’ve Done The Math – Now I’m Doing Something About It

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Besides all the damage to Hermosa’s health, environment, safety and quality of life the drilling for oil in their 1.4

2013 250

Another Exclusive Greenius Video:’s Bill McKibben on Biking and the SBBC

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I really enjoyed getting to table for at the same table author, Bill McKibben , was signing copies of his new book “Eaarth.&# What I dug most was the way Bill personally connected with each person who had a book for him to sign.

2010 163

Exclusive Greenius Video: Bill McKibben on Hermosa Beach as a Carbon Neutral City

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Bill is the founder of and we’ve only previously talked together on the radio, so it was a great joy for me to meet Bill in person and exchange hugs and fist bumps. Renown environmental author and activist, Bill McKibben , is in Los Angeles today where we met him at the L.A.

2010 218

UK DfT Report Finds That While a Majority of the Public Still Thinks Individuals Should Limit Car Use to Benefit Environment, Support for Measures Drops

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The report found that in 2009, 58% of adults believe that “Individuals should try to limit their car use for the sake of the environment”. Attitudes towards measures to reduce car emissions. Source: DfT. Click to enlarge.

2010 96

The Curious Case of Buying A New State Senator From The South Bay

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I’m an environmental activist, not a party person. Candidate Ben Allen, running as a democrat, gets $300,000 from the right wing guy who wanted Henry Waxman out of office – Bill Bloomfield – and then Ben tells me he feels “weird” about it.

2014 211

Navigant forecasts modest global annual sales growth of e-bicycles, reaching 40.3M units in 2023

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Under Navigant Research’s aggressive scenario, in which e-bicycle become a stronger alternative to passenger vehicles in urban environments, global e-bicycle sales could reach as many as 44.4 China Electric (Battery) Forecasts Personal Transit

2014 121

Your Greenius Earth Day Reality Check: Waiting For The Magic Bullet

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Today is Earth Day 2012, a day filled with celebrations of the environment and all the things being done to try and improve it and make it more sustainable. You might even get the chance to hug a person wearing a polar bear costume.

2012 190

Climate Change #Liar-Deniers Are The New Racists

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The Greenius sees no moral or ethical difference between apartheid and what the carbon producers are doing to me, you, your kids, your parents and every person you know. .

ToxicTown Torrance to Hold Public Forum on Chemical Threat

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Tags: Environmental Politics Sustainability citizen volunteer environment environmental legislation Coalition for Clean Air Congresswoman Jane Harman Diane Moss Erica Kent Greenpeace Los Angeles Community Forum on Toxics Luis Carales United Steel Workers 675

2010 202

Greenius on Environmentalist? Yes. Environmental Champion? Not So Much

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Tags: environment

2010 130

Toyota, City of Grenoble, Grenoble-Alpes Métropole, Cité lib, EDF launch ultra-compact urban EV car-sharing project; i-ROAD and COMS

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The main objective of the research is to better understand the interconnection between the different modes of public and individual transportation in an urban environment, as well as to be able to better identify the exact needs of consumers in terms of “last mile” mobility.

2013 105

Traveling Through Time, Exploring the String Theory and Hugging the Giant Sequoias

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Indeed as it turned out he knew far more than the President or any member of Congress did on the subject but none of them cared because Gore’s personality and persona didn’t work on TV.

Greenius Will Meet With Al Gore To Talk Climate Reality

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Joe Galliani Selected As Climate Leader Just As Global Warming Reaches Tipping Points.