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FuelCell Energy and Toyota Collaborate on Sustainable Transportation Fuel Project - AZoCleantech

Fri Dec 1 2017 9:51am

FuelCell Energy and Toyota Collaborate on Sustainable Transportation Fuel Project
AZoCleantech
FuelCell Energy, an international company dealing with clean, innovative, and economical fuel cell solutions for the supply, recovery, and storage of energy, has just reported the execution of a hydrogen and power off-take agreement with Toyota ...

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Linking Land Use and Transportation Policies to Reducing Greenhouse Gases - The People’s Vanguard of Davis

Fri Dec 1 2017 8:06am

The People’s Vanguard of Davis

Linking Land Use and Transportation Policies to Reducing Greenhouse Gases
The People’s Vanguard of Davis
The California legislature in recent years has enacted policies designed to promote strategies to lower transportation-related greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions by reducing vehicle miles traveled (VMT). Dr. Maizlish writes: “An important component of VMT ...

Car still king in Sudbury, census says - The Sudbury Star

Fri Dec 1 2017 1:02am

The Sudbury Star

Car still king in Sudbury, census says
The Sudbury Star
According to 2016 census data released this week, more than 80 per cent of Sudburians drive themselves to work, while less than half a per cent hop on a bicycle for the commute. The gap has actually widened over the past decade, with more people ...

County to discuss trails plan again next week - The Herald Journal

Thu Nov 30 2017 8:57pm

County to discuss trails plan again next week
The Herald Journal
After input from many people who own homes along the canal system running through North Logan and Hyde Park, the Cache County Council took no action on adopting a countywide trails plan earlier this week. After months of public input and meeting with ...

Victoria among national leaders in sustainable transport use - CHEK

Thu Nov 30 2017 2:37pm

CHEK

Victoria among national leaders in sustainable transport use
CHEK
Statistics Canada released a study Thursday that reports Victoria has the highest percentage of active transportation users in the country at 16.9 per cent in 2016. 10.3 per cent of Greater Victoria residents walk to work, while 6.6 per cent take their ...

Greater Victoria a national leader in sustainable transportation - BCLocalNews

Thu Nov 30 2017 1:05pm

BCLocalNews

Greater Victoria a national leader in sustainable transportation
BCLocalNews
They include public transit, car-pooling, as well as forms of active transportation, such as walking and cycling. According to figures, just under 39 per cent of 170,830 employed commuters in the Victoria Census Metropolitan Area (CMA) use sustainable ...

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Human energy is a winner for schools - Sunraysia Daily

Thu Nov 30 2017 11:39am

Sunraysia Daily

Human energy is a winner for schools
Sunraysia Daily
The St Josephs Primary School team with their human-powered vehicle, front, Alex Diamantis, 10, Ashton Howard, 10, Ella Briggs, 11, Dustin Densley, 13, Abby Collihole, 10, and Hope Densley, 12. Back, Katie Hawkes, 12, Taylah Loxton, 12, William Finis ...

Shiyong Qiu - TheCityFix.com (blog)

Thu Nov 30 2017 9:26am

TheCityFix.com (blog)

Shiyong Qiu
TheCityFix.com (blog)
Shiyong is a research assistant in WRI China office, where she works on several research projects on sustainable transportation and urban development. Prior to joining WRI, Shiyong worked on several research projects related to air quality management ...

Inside the mechanics of building 8000lb human-controlled robo-athletes - Ars Technica

Thu Nov 30 2017 8:04am

Ars Technica

Inside the mechanics of building 8000lb human-controlled robo-athletes
Ars Technica
If Jonathan Tippett had his way, the Olympics of the future would showcase more than mere humans—he foresees human-powered robot athletes, too. And at a Toronto tech event this July, the Canadian mechanical engineer asked us to imagine racing events ...

Sustainable transportation on the rise across the GTA, census finds - Breakfast Television Toronto

Thu Nov 30 2017 6:35am

Breakfast Television Toronto

Sustainable transportation on the rise across the GTA, census finds
Breakfast Television Toronto
Although the car still reigns supreme, more people across the GTA are turning to sustainable transportation for their commute into work. According to recent data from Statistics Canada, 42.5 per cent of commuters living in the GTA commonly used a form ...

Victoria high on cycling, less so on transit, census data show - Times Colonist

Thu Nov 30 2017 5:45am

Times Colonist

Victoria high on cycling, less so on transit, census data show
Times Colonist
According to 2016 census data, a nation-leading total of 16.9 per cent of the region's 170,030 commuters are engaged in “active transportation,” with 10.3 per cent walking to work and 6.6 per cent cycling. Photograph By Jason Payne, PROVINCE. Residents ...

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County master plan for trails moving forward - Cache Valley Daily

Wed Nov 29 2017 6:48pm

Cache Valley Daily

County master plan for trails moving forward
Cache Valley Daily
LOGAN – A Trails and Active Transportation Plan could be in Cache County's near future. Cache Trails Coordinator Dayton Crites told the County Council Tuesday that several local groups who enjoy trails have been putting different types of plans ...

Cycle-friendly initiative good for Nova Scotia's businesses - TheChronicleHerald.ca

Wed Nov 29 2017 2:01pm

TheChronicleHerald.ca

Cycle-friendly initiative good for Nova Scotia's businesses
TheChronicleHerald.ca
Spawned from a pilot project launched in Halifax three years ago, Nova Scotia's soon-to-be bicycle-friendly business network will increase accessibility and awareness surrounding active transportation in both urban and rural areas all across the ...

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Sustainable transportation on the rise across the GTA, census finds - CityNews

Wed Nov 29 2017 11:41am

CityNews

Sustainable transportation on the rise across the GTA, census finds
CityNews
Although the car still reigns supreme, more people across the GTA are turning to sustainable transportation for their commute into work. According to recent data from Statistics Canada, 42.5 per cent of commuters living in the GTA commonly used a form ...

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Sustainable transport: Montreal trails Toronto, Vancouver - Montreal Gazette

Wed Nov 29 2017 10:10am

Montreal Gazette

Sustainable transport: Montreal trails Toronto, Vancouver
Montreal Gazette
Montreal has some catching up to do with other major Canadian cities when it comes to using sustainable transportation, census figures suggest. According to Statistics Canada, fewer Montrealers use public transit, car pooling or active transportation ...

A cyclist's appeal to drivers - Colorado Springs Independent

Wed Nov 29 2017 3:29am

Colorado Springs Independent

A cyclist's appeal to drivers
Colorado Springs Independent
Last week I attended a Bike Master Plan presentation by the Active Transportation Advisory Committee (ATAC) downtown. During the meeting, I was shocked to hear the disdain, or even contempt, that some of my fellow citizens seem to have for cycling ...

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Three years later, bikeway plans are still hazy - The Collegian

Wed Nov 29 2017 1:28am

The Collegian

Three years later, bikeway plans are still hazy
The Collegian
Fresno State in 2014 got four grants designed to help construct a bikeway along Barstow Avenue. Three years later, the bikeway has not been built. The Collegian reported in 2014 that Caltrans Active Transportation program awarded $872,000 to the ...

Completing our streets - St. Albert Gazette

Tue Nov 28 2017 6:43pm

St. Albert Gazette

Completing our streets
St. Albert Gazette
An incomplete street is more or less what you find in most cities today, said Nancy Smith Lea, director of the Toronto Centre for Active Transportation. “The sidewalks might be narrow, there's probably no bike lane, there's probably no transit shelters ...

Sacramento eyes new bike, pedestrian paths - Capitol Weekly

Tue Nov 28 2017 5:19pm

Capitol Weekly

Sacramento eyes new bike, pedestrian paths
Capitol Weekly
The projects are funded by the California Department of Transportation's Active Transportation Program, which hopes to double pedestrian and transit use and triple bicyclist activity by 2020 from 2010 levels. The program aims to reduce bicyclist and ...

Traffic study focuses on busiest intersection - Sault Star

Tue Nov 28 2017 3:38pm

Sault Star

Traffic study focuses on busiest intersection
Sault Star
The traffic study, which will also include an active transportation component, will cost $40,000. “A traffic operations review determined that the current traffic conditions including heavy congestion and delays in the vicinity of Second Line and Great ...

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