CARB designing Sustainable Transportation Equity Project

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The California Air Resources Board (CARB) is designing the Sustainable Transportation Equity Project Program, and will hold its second program design workgroup in Los Angeles later this month. STEP aims to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, increase access to clean transportation, and address community resident’s transportation needs by funding planning, clean transportation, and land use projects. Environmental Justice Mobility Policy Sustainability

Three coming DOE funding opportunities for sustainable transportation technologies

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The US Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy intends to issue three sustainable transportation technologies funding opportunity announcements (FOAs) in Spring 2021. This NOI aims to take advantage of the significant opportunities for the entire freight and truck transportation system to achieve higher efficiency and electrification (battery, hydrogen fuel cell, plug-in hybrid and fuel cell range extenders).


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BMW i Ventures launches new $300M fund for sustainability, transportation, manufacturing and supply chain investments

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BMW i Ventures created a new $300-million venture capital fund with a strong focus on sustainability. The new fund will invest in early to mid-stage start-ups operating in the sustainability, transportation, manufacturing, and supply chain industries. Even more than before, circularity and sustainability will play a key role in our investment activities.

UN Sustainable Transport Conference calls for accelerated action to achieve net-zero emissions

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The Second UN Global Sustainable Transport Conference concluded with a call to accelerate progress towards achieving sustainable transport that would result in major reductions in greenhouse gas emissions and in improving the lives of millions of people. Warning that the door on climate action was closing, UN Secretary-General António Guterres called for the decarbonization of all means of transport, in order to get to net-zero emissions by 2050 globally.

US tire manufacturers urge Congress to implement policies for more sustainable transportation and infrastructure

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The US Tire Manufacturers Association ( USTMA ) is urging congressional leadership to continue working on tire policy and related transportation sustainability initiatives. Stormwater infiltration galleries that utilize TDA allow for cost savings when compared to traditional mined minerals, such as gravel, since the lightweight recycled material costs less to transport.

Daimler, Tsinghua University deepen joint research cooperation on sustainable transportation; automated driving and intelligent mobility

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Through the Tsinghua Daimler Joint Research Center for Sustainable Transportation, the cooperation has been extended for an additional three years. Inspired by China, innovating for China’, our Joint Research Center for Sustainable Transportation serves as a shining example of Sino-German cooperation, consistently working to bring sustainable, innovative mobility solutions that meet China’s specific needs.

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Tennessee DEC announces Sustainable Transportation Awards and Forum

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Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation (TDEC) Commissioner Bob Martineau announced the launch of the TDEC Sustainable Transportation Awards initiative to recognize outstanding and voluntary achievements by governments, businesses, industries, public and private institutions of higher learning, and utilities that demonstrate leadership in advancing sustainable transportation in the State.

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USDOT awards $14M to UC Davis-led National Center for Sustainable Transportation

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The US Department of Transportation recently selected the National Center for Sustainable Transportation, led by the UC Davis Institute of Transportation Studies, to receive a five-year grant totaling approximately $14 million ($2.8 million in the initial year) to advance a more sustainable transportation system. It is the only national transportation center focused on environmental preservation and the only one in California.

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DOE awarding $4.8M to 5 BIRD Energy projects with Israel; H2 storage, biofuel, sustainable transportation

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million in the areas of hydrogen storage, advanced biofuels, sustainable transportation, and energy efficiency. The companies must present a project that involves innovation in the area of sustainable and clean energy and is of mutual interest to both countries. Chelmsford, Massachusetts) will develop a safe hydrogen transport and storage system.

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UN Secretary-General assembles high-level advisory group on sustainable transport

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The UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has formed a 12-member advisory group charged with promoting sustainable transport systems to further growth and development while protecting the environment and limiting the impact on climate change. Appointed for a three-year term, the 12 members of the High-Level Advisory Group on Sustainable Transport are to make recommendations for action at global, national, local and sector levels.

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President’s 2016 Budget requests $29.9B for DOE; 9% boost over FY 2015 enacted; $793M (2.7%) for sustainable transportation

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billion above the FY 2015 Enacted level, sustains DOE’s role as the largest federal sponsor of basic research in the physical sciences and develops and operates advanced scientific user facilities at the National Laboratories to maintain the nation’s primacy in science and innovation. Sustainable transportation. Sustainable transportation funding requests include: Vehicle technologies. President Barack Obama’s 2016 Budget requests $29.9

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Univ. of Michigan receives grant from Alcoa Foundation for sustainable transportation research in Detroit, Beijing

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The University of Michigan will receive a $250,000 grant from Alcoa Foundation to support U-M’s Sustainable Mobility and Accessibility Research and Transformation ( SMART ) project. The grant will be used to develop and apply practical solutions to the challenges of sustainable transportation in the Detroit and Beijing regions.

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8 development banks commit to provide more than $175B to scale up support for sustainable transport

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The Asian Development Bank (ADB) and seven other multilateral development banks (MDBs) are committing to provide more than $175 billion of loans and grants for transport in developing countries over the next decade. Developing countries have the opportunity to leapfrog to a greener future of less motorization, shorter commutes, and more energy efficient transport systems. Sustainable transport solutions are available.

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Report Finds That Urgent Changes in Transport Financing Required to Enable More Sustainable Transportation Globally

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Changes in how transport is financed are essential if cities and nations are to deal effectively with the rapid growth in motor vehicle traffic and related environmental and health problems, including climate change, according to a new report by the Transport Research Laboratory released at Fifth Regional EST Forum in Asia by the Institute for Transportation and Development Policy (ITDP) and the Partnership for Sustainable Low Carbon Transport.

DOE to award $22.3M to accelerate the development of MD, HD plug-in vehicles and use of other sustainable transportation technologies

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The “Fiscal Year (FY) 2016 Vehicle Technologies Multi-Topic Funding Opportunity Announcement” ( DE-FOA-0001535 ) seeks cost-shared projects across three areas of sustainable transportation technologies. The US Department of Energy (DOE) announced approximately $22.3

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Tyne & Wear boosted by £5 million sustainable transport fund

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Tyne and Wear region is to benefit from a new £5 million investment to into a ‘carbon-cutting, growth boosting local transport scheme’, the Transport Minister Norman Baker announced today. The new Go Smarter to Work – Tyne and Wear Sustainable Transport Package will include measures to relieve congestion on the A1 Western Bypass, to make [.]. Green credentials DfT sustainability transport UK

ITS-Davis study finds social influence a key element in transitioning to more sustainable transportation such as PHEVs

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Research from the Institute of Transportation Studies, University of California at Davis (ITS-Davis) suggests it will take more than a reasonable price and good information to get consumers to make more sustainable transportation choices, such as the purchase of a plug-in hybrid electric vehicle (PHEV). strong interest in the societal benefit that is willing to contribute resources to sustain more.

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Sustainable Transport Awards open for nominees

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Sustainable transport initiatives from across the UK, France and Belgium will battle it out to win at the 2014 Eurostar Ashden Awards for the chance to be honoured for their achievements and a share of £30,000 in prize money. Entries for the 2014 Eurostar Ashden Awards for Sustainable Travel are[.].

Government announces new ‘Sustainable Transport Fund’

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Plans for a new ‘Local Sustainable Transport Fund’ have been announced by Local Transport minister Norman Baker. New fund is designed to help local transport authorities outside London to develop measures that will help clean up transport while also improving safety and increasing levels of physical activity among local people. Tags: Green credentials cycling spending review sustainable transport fund transport fund walking

Government adds £900,000 fund to support sustainable transport schemes

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An extra 900,000 will help support sustainable transport schemes across seven local authorities in England. Announced by Transport Minister, Baroness Kramer, the additional funding has been allocated to existing local projects, supported by the Department for Transports Sustainable Transport Fun[.].

DSB and Better Place Partner to Deliver a Sustainable Transportation Alternative in Denmark with EV-Train Combo

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Better Place and DSB, Denmark’s state-owned passenger rail company, signed an agreement to provide Danes with door-to-door, sustainable transportation by combining passenger rail and electric car service. We consider the cooperation agreement with DSB as a unique opportunity to promote the adoption of EVs in Denmark and an important milestone in our work to establish a nationwide infrastructure for sustainable transportation.

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Ashden Awards for Sustainable Transport open for 2015

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It seems like five minutes ago since Dale Vince, CEO of Ecotricity was collecting the 2014 Eurostar Ashden award for Sustainable Travel, for establishing the UK’s Electric Highway – a network of rapid chargers, located at motorway service stations across the country.

Charging into the future with Electric Vehicles

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In my interview with TotallyEV, I shared my thoughts on how electric vehicle (EV) charging infrastructures enable digital transformation and drive sustainable outcomes.

The Budget 2009 - working towards sustainable transport

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The Budget confirmed and built on the Chancellor’s measures in Budget 2008 and the Pre-Budget report by: Confirming the new rules on capital allowances linked to CO2 emissions. Confirming and extending the overhaul of Vehicle Excise Duty Rates. Increasing company car benefit in kind tax in the future for all but the lowest carbon cars. Confirming future increases in fuel duty. Introducing a vehicle scrappage scheme.

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The Important Role of Ground Support Equipment in the Race toward Airport Sustainability

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For airports to reach their sustainability goals – like the impressive aim of net-zero carbon emissions by 2050 – they must look for areas of improvement throughout their entire business.

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The Road Ahead: Sustainable Vehicles Today and in the Future

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Register for the webinar now Electric vehicles and sustainable transportation have increasingly become a hot topic as sustainability becomes a strategic imperative for companies. Convergence is an unstoppable natural consequence of innovation.


Two Foton Mobility Hydrogen City buses arrive for Transit Systems Australia

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The hydrogen fuel cell buses have been added to Transit Systems growing green fleet of sustainable transport solutions, which now includes 60 electric buses and two hydrogen buses. Foton Mobility and Transit Systems Australia announced the arrival of two hydrogen fuel cell buses.

Hyundai rolls out 27 heavy-duty hydrogen trucks in Germany

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More hydrogen-powered trucks take to road in Europe this week in funding bid to promote sustainable transport. Electric Transport EV News Hydrogen Fuel CellThe post Hyundai rolls out 27 heavy-duty hydrogen trucks in Germany appeared first on The Driven.

Podcast: Tesla AI Day preview, TSLA Q3 deliveries, Tesla Cybertruck, and more


This week on the Electrek Podcast , we discuss the most popular news in the world of sustainable transport and energy. This week, we discussed Tesla AI Day, TSLA’s Q3 deliveries, Tesla Cybertruck update, and more. more….

A team in China has developed the country’s first pure solar-powered vehicle


As several companies across the globe move closer to delivering scaled production of solar EVs , a team in China has taken sustainable transportation a step further by creating a solar vehicle that runs entirely on energy from the sun.

Investing in an EV future today costs much less than you think

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The world is quickly moving toward a future of sustainable transportation, and it’s getting there in an electric vehicle. Fortunately, the road to cleaner mobility has never been smoother — or more affordable. Policy

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Earn a Masters Degree in – electric vehicles

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Tags: Electric cars Green cars Latest news Renault Electric Vehicle Masters Degree electric vehicles Masters Course ParisTech Renault Foundation Sustainable Mobility Institute sustainable transport

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Podcast: Rivian R1S review, Tesla deliveries, software update, and more


This week on an EARLY Electrek Podcast , we discuss the most popular news in the world of sustainable transport and energy. This week, we discuss our Rivian R1S review, Tesla delivery results, software a new Tesla software update, and more. more….

Podcast: cheaper Tesla Model Y, FSD price hike, Kia EV9, and more


This week on the Electrek Podcast , we discuss the most popular news in the world of sustainable transport and energy. This week, Tesla launching a cheaper Tesla Model Y in Europe, FSD getting a price hike, new Kia EV9 images, and more. more….

Podcast: Tesla Full Self-Driving Beta test, VPP event, Tesla Semi, and more


This week on the Electrek Podcast , we discuss the most popular news in the world of sustainable transport and energy. This week, we discussed our Tesla Full Self-Driving Beta test, Tesla’s first VPP event, Tesla Semi update, and more. more….

Podcast: Tesla layoffs, VW ID.Buzz price, BMW iX1, and more


This week on the Electrek Podcast , we discuss the most popular news in the world of sustainable transport and energy. This week, we discussed the Tesla layoffs, VW releasing the price of the ID.Buzz, the BMW iX1 unveiling, and more. more….

Podcast: new Tesla app, Tesla energy push, Rivian pushing ahead, and more


This week on the Electrek Podcast , we discuss the most popular news in the world of sustainable transport and energy, including the new Tesla app, Tesla energy making some moves, Rivian pushing ahead with production, and more.

The affordable electric vehicles outselling electric cars around the world


Electric cars may be a popular and growing form of sustainable transportation, but they certainly aren’t the most widespread. As it turns out, two-wheeled EVs in the form of electric bicycles have seen much higher adoptions rates — and for good reason.

GM pushing 7 new EPA standards that could move US toward mass EV adoption


GM is transforming its business to meet the future of transportation by introducing a full lineup of new electric vehicles this year. With “EV for everyone,” GM is hoping it can reach the masses and speed up the transition to sustainable transportation.

Podcast: Tesla Semi, FSD smear campaign, EV tax credit, EQS review and more


This week on the Electrek Podcast , we discuss the most popular news in the world of sustainable transport and energy. This week, we discussed Tesla Semi finally coming, a FSD Beta smear campaign, the EV tax credit reform passing the Senate, and more. more….

Believe it or not, electric cars aren’t the best-selling electric vehicles. These are


So why aren’t they a bigger part of the discussion on sustainable transportation alternatives? Electric bikes.

Podcast: Tesla Cyber Roundup, Jaguar I-Pace fire, BMW i4 review, and more


This week on the Electrek Podcast , we discuss the most popular news in the world of sustainable transport and energy. This week, we discussed Tesla’s Cyber Roundup annual meeting, a concerning Jaguar I-Pace fire, our BMW i4 review, and more. more….

Podcast: VW ID.Buzz test drive, $30k Chevy Equinox EV, Tesla lithium refinery, and more


This week on the Electrek Podcast , we discuss the most popular news in the world of sustainable transport and energy. This week, we discussed our VW ID Buzz test drive, the launch of the $30k Chevy Equinox EV, Tesla’s potential lithium refinery, and more. more….