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Park Avenue Corridor, looking south from Grand Central Terminal in New York. By WXY Architecture + Urban Design. Villa Architecture, Architecture Graphics, Architecture Diagrams, Architecture Portfolio, Urban Landscape, Landscape Design, New Urbanism, Urban Design Plan, Urban Analysis

Planes, Trains and (fewer) Automobiles: Transportation Ideas for the 'Next New York' - Untapped New York

This is part of an ongoing series on ideas from Next New York, a project by the Forum for Urban Design. Serial entrepreneur Elon Musk isn’t the only one dreaming up outlandish new transportation modes with the Hyperloop. Over the past four months, the Forum for Urban Design invited architects, planners, developers, engineers and academics to brainstorm …

“In one clear image: Urban transport modes, ranked by two footprints: —Space in square meters needed per occupant emitted per km traveled Car: 244 g Bus: 18 g Pedestrians/cyclists: 0 g (apart heavy breathing. Urban Analysis, Site Analysis, Design Transport, Sustainable Transport, Sustainable City, Urban Ideas, Architecture Panel, Architecture Diagrams, Landscape Architecture

What we all can do

We have to stop polluting the air. Cut the carbon. So stop talking and thinking about it – get started now: reduce your carbon footprint. Take personal responsibility for your contribution to creat…

Stagecoach in Huntingdonshire bus 15657 (reg. HFA) pictured operating on the Cambridgeshire Guided Busway, on the stretch between Oakington and Longstanton. The parallel cycle path is on the left. St Ives Town, Area Urbana, Sustainable Transport, New Urbanism, Eco City, Franklin Park, Smart City, Urban Planning, Public Transport

Dedicated bus way. Could be easily converted to electric. metro maracaibo via aeropuerto

One photo that explains e-bikes’ astronomical potential Sustainable Transport, Bike News, University Of Colorado, The Washington Post, Bike Stuff, Urban Planning, First Photo, Manual, Transportation

One photo that explains e-bikes’ astronomical potential

In this photo, roughly 35 people are traveling between two points. Four of them are doing it manually, with about eight times that number opting for electric assist. Obviously no one in this photo is on a bike, but stairs versus escalators offer an elegant example of the difference a simple electric assist can make between otherwise identical modes. And, therefore, an example of how electric bikes may appeal to many, many more people than normal manual bikes.

April World Economic Forum posted on LinkedIn Sustainable Transport, Paris Climate, Paradise City, World Economic Forum, Public Profile, Air Pollution, Save The Planet, Global Warming, Solar Energy

Mike Hudema on Twitter

“France just made the biggest electric bus purchase in Europe yet to address air pollution and #climatechange. We have solutions to the #climate crisis. Let's speed up and implement them. #GreenNewDeal #ActOnClimate #energy #tech #PanelsNotPipelines #go100re https://t.co/JpYSMZnwWJ”

'Bike country No Dutch go electric in record numbers. E-bikes now outsell standard bicycles in Netherlands, with quality prized more than price Best Electric Bikes, Electric Cars, Dutch Cycle, Best E Bike, Sustainable Transport, Powered Bicycle, Bicycles For Sale, Electric Mountain Bike, Push Bikes

'Bike country No 1': Dutch go electric in record numbers

E-bikes now outsell standard bicycles in Netherlands, with quality prized more than price

Transport for London has released a paper detailing the economic benefits of cycling in immense detail; offering retail, social and health boons. Sustainable Transport, Cycle To Work, Business Performance, British Council, London Transport, Travel Activities, We The People, Benefit

TfL economic benefits of cycling paper a home run for investment case

Transport for London has released a 29-page paper detailing the economic benefits of cycling in immense detail; offering retail, social and health boons.

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Colin Mckerracher on Twitter

“This ship in Gothenburg is being electrified: Stage 1: 1 MWh battery, mostly for docking maneuvers Stage 2: 20 MWh battery, 10 mile electric-only range Stage 3: 50 MWh battery, 50 mile electric range The snowball of lithium-ion battery applications is really rolling now.”

Understanding transportation behavior – with an infographic! Hours Of Service, Sustainable Transport, Self Driving, Behavior, Transportation, Lab, Infographic, Behance, Infographics

Understanding transportation behavior – with an infographic!

At Mobility Lab, we spend a lot of time researching people's transportation behavior and why they make the choices they do. What made you bike to work yesterday, but drive alone today? Creating a sustainable, efficient,

The most polluted city in the world isn’t Beijing or Delhi - The Washington Post Thanksgiving Getaways, Flooded Roads, International Energy Agency, Photo P, New Delhi, The Washington Post, Most Visited, Old Cars, Beijing

The Modern Automobile Must Die

If we want to solve climate change, there's no other option.

Car-free day in Paris and Brussels – in pictures. The people of the French and Belgian cities enjoy a rare traffic-free day Sustainable Transport, Free Day, Brussels, Cities, Paris, Pictures, Cyclists, Dan, Parenting

Car-free day in Paris and Brussels – in pictures

The people of the French and Belgian cities enjoy a rare traffic-free day

Car-free day in Paris and Brussels – in pictures Sustainable Transport, Sustainable City, Free Day, Sustainability, Baby Strollers, Transportation, Paris, Children, Pictures

Car-free day in Paris and Brussels – in pictures

The people of the French and Belgian cities enjoy a rare traffic-free day

“This may look like a transit map, but it’s actually a map of typical walking times & distances in the walkable, car-free Spanish city of A clever idea that every city should steal. Sustainable Transport, Bons Plans, City Life, Wind Turbine, Transportation, Spanish, Paradise, 1, Soundtrack

'For me, this is paradise': life in the Spanish city that banned cars

In Pontevedra, the usual soundtrack of a Spanish city has been replaced by the tweeting of birds and the chatter of humans

 Solar Energy: Make It Work For You. Solar energy is gradually impacting our lives. Homeowners are using solar energy to reduce their bills, and business owners use solar panels too in order t Renewable Energy, Solar Energy, Solar Power, Wind Power, Yacht Design, Boat Design, Power Catamaran, Hydrogen Fuel, Float Your Boat

This Superyacht Produces Hydrogen From Seawater As It Sails

The worlds first self-sufficient sea vessel, Energy Observer, is due to leave her home port of Saint-Malo in Brittany, France, over the next few days on the first leg of a global voyage to test and promote renewable energy technologies. This isnt just any yacht though, it uses nothing but…