Hamburger Hochbahn Will Order Only 100% Electric Buses Starting In 2020

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Tue, 15 Oct 2019 06:17:21 +0000

Hamburger Hochbahn is on a mission to put only electric buses on the streets of Hamburg, Germany, by 2020. You may know Hamburg as the spot where hamburgers were invented, but this is major port city in Germany with over a million people living in it

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Upcoming Canadian Federal Election Is About Climate Change

Credit to Author: Michael Barnard| Date: Tue, 08 Oct 2019 21:54:46 +0000

Canada has been a global leader for decades. We are part of the G7 and G20. Canada and the world can’t afford a return to Conservative leadership until they join us in this century

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Miami-Dade Locks In Order For 33 Electric Buses From Proterra

Credit to Author: Kyle Field| Date: Mon, 07 Oct 2019 17:30:57 +0000

Miami-Dade is taking a big first step into the electrified future with the purchase of 33 fully electric buses from Proterra. The agreement represents the largest purchase of electric buses to date on the east coast of the United States

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A French City Introduces Free Public Transportation

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Mon, 07 Oct 2019 14:59:27 +0000

The French city of Dunkirk recently implemented a change rather unusual around the world. Have you ever waited in the rain on a bus? You struggle with your umbrella, then you have to dig for change or your ticket. Or, if you are in a city like Atlanta, perhaps your Breeze Card makes paying your fare an easier move. But Dunkirk found a better way

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California’s Clean Truck Rule: First Of Its Kind & Long Overdue

Credit to Author: NRDC| Date: Mon, 07 Oct 2019 02:35:59 +0000

California officials are gearing up to launch a momentous new rule to tackle one of the largest sources of pollution in the state: medium- and heavy-duty commercial trucks. After years of deliberation and public input, the rule is the first of its kind and long overdue

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ChargePoint To Lead The Push Into Electric Charging For The San Francisco MTA

Credit to Author: Kyle Field| Date: Thu, 03 Oct 2019 16:30:00 +0000

ChargePoint is doubling down on its fleet efforts this week with news of a massive deal with one of the nation’s largest transit agencies to supply charging services

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Democratic Candidates’ Climate Plans Are All Flawed, But Together They Add Up To A Great Plan

Credit to Author: Michael Barnard| Date: Thu, 03 Oct 2019 00:30:08 +0000

Of the DNC Presidential candidates, Harris and Warren have robust, salable climate plans. Biden’s is worst, Yang’s is interesting and Sanders’ is unsalable. With a couple of additions, Warren’s plan will be very supportable in 2020. If Biden is the candidate, major surgery will be required

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UPDATE: Elizabeth Warren’s Climate Plan Is Much Stronger With Addition Of Inslee-Related Commitments – #Election2020

Credit to Author: Michael Barnard| Date: Wed, 02 Oct 2019 01:00:45 +0000

Warren’s new climate commitments add a trillion dollars, specific targets in some areas, and significant improvements on electrification, industry, and transportation. They improve the plan substantially

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Seamless Bus-To-Air Service Expands Ridership

Credit to Author: Jennifer Sensiba| Date: Sun, 29 Sep 2019 05:39:43 +0000

A new startup, called Landline, is going to experiment with operating fleets of buses as if they were regional airlines, and this approach has a lot of potential to expand bus ridership while reducing air travel to and from the smallest cities

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