There is no one path to realising more sustainable mobility, as evident by the wide-variety of transport measures on offer that can lower emissions, reduce pollution and create greener urban areas. But with limited budgets and the knowledge that infrastructural change can majorly alter the character of a city, how should local leaders prioritise one measure over another? And how can citizens be involved in this decision making process, granting them a real sense of ownership over the process?
Idling engines, traffic jams, dangerous parking: these are common issues around schools as parents arrive to drop and pick-up their children. These trips lead to unsafe roads and poorer air quality surrounding some of the most vulnerable people. In London, Croydon has trialled street closures in front of three schools in the past year to try to solve these issues. These trials have proved successful, so the borough is now planning to expand the initiative to three more schools before September 2019, and then to a five further schools in 2020.
The two-day summit brings together business leaders and key players working on electric vehicles, energy, information technology and charging infrastructure, to explore how to advance full e-mobility.
The summit is a high-level business forum based on the dual themes of business engagement and thought leadership from influential experts across the sector. There will also be a number of exhibitions showcasing the latest in electric vehicle technology.
Future Cities Catapult host a series of Third Thursday events to encourage experts from across the city space to discuss new technologies which have the power to make our cities more sustainable and innovative.
As urban populations grow and demand on city services continue to add complex pressures for cities, there has been a growing focus on technologies playing a vital role in making our cities healthier, cleaner ultimately improving the health and wellbeing for all residents.
As part of its Net Zero Now campaign, BusinessGreen will seek to support the Paris Agreement goals, through a series of new events dedicated to exploring the many opportunities and challenges that come with the net zero transition.
Each quarter we will host a different Towards Net Zero conference, bringing together leading businesses, investors, policymakers, and commentators from four critical sectors to discuss how net zero strategies can be developed and accelerated.
In November 2018, a new service for rail passengers with accessibility needs was successfully tested in the UK. The TOC (Train Operating Companies) Ability platform was developed in a research and development project of the same name that involved representatives from industry and academia.
Cenex-LCV is the UK's premier low carbon vehicle event incorporating four keys features:
- Technology exhibition
- Extensive seminar programme
- Facilitated networking with the low carbon community
- Ride & drive of the latest research & development and commercially available vehicles
The LCV event aims to:
A new guide has been published in the UK by the Low Carbon Vehicle Partnership (LowCVP) and Energy Saving Trust (EST) that provides guidance to operators and local authorities on ways to reduce road transport emissions from taxis and private hire vehicles.
Connecting senior policymakers with the private sector mobility world, the conference will discuss the challenges facing the UK transport sector and provide a roadmap towards the introduction of practical, integrated transport solutions.
Co-located with All-Energy, Dcarbonise will showcase practical energy efficiency and low carbon heat solutions. Explore Dcarbonise's exhibition to source breakthrough low-carbon technologies and cost-reducing sustainable solutions that will address energy affordability and challenging carbon reduction targets.
Upscale your knowledge or learn about latest trends by attending the 2-day free conference with international experts sharing valuable insights and case studies on low carbon and energy efficiency solutions in transport, industry and built environment.