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By Sofia Pechin / Updated: 03 Jun 2020
By Fiona Twisse / Updated: 18 May 2020
By Sofia Pechin / Updated: 27 Mar 2020
By Youris.com / Updated: 02 Mar 2020
By Francesco Ripa / Updated: 02 Mar 2020

First fully electric bus line launched in Madrid

The Spanish capital, Madrid, has launched the city's first zero emission bus line.

The city's mayor, José Luis Martínez-Almeida, and the Deputy Mayor for Mobility and Environment, Borja Carabante, inaugurated the line, 001, in February. It will operate between Atocha and the Moncloa Palace. A second zero emission bus line, 002, is expected to open in March and will operate in the central district from Argüelles to Puerta de Toledo.

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By iCube Programme / Updated: 28 Feb 2020

Valencia: sensors on public buses to make passengers happier and cut air pollutants

In Valencia, Spain, new methods are be trialled to monitor the performance of hybrid and electric buses in order to minimise pollution.

As part of the trial, hybrid and electric buses will have sensors to monitor their power consumption and passenger comfort. Researchers will use these data to improve the performance of public transport and to reduce pollution

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By Benjamin Baxter / Updated: 26 Feb 2020

Smart Mobility Congress

The Smart Mobility Congress will take place in Barcelona between 17 and 19 November 2020. It is a global event that acts as a platform to help accelerate the development and uptake of mobility products, services and projects and to shorten the time that it takes for these to reach the market. The products, services and products presented at the Congress aim to tackle the urban mobility challenges faced by modern cities and economies. The event will bring together experts and practitioners to discuss case studies and to network.

By Benjamin Baxter / Updated: 06 Feb 2020

Urban Transitions 2020

The majority of people live in cities and urbanisation is continuing worldwide. Cities have long been known to be society’s predominant engine of innovation and wealth creation, yet they are also the main source of pollution and disease.

Emerging evidence suggests that (poor) urban and transport planning may be to a large extent responsible for this and may have a large impact on mortality and morbidity in cities.

By Raffaele Vergnani / Updated: 07 Feb 2020

Bicycle use among women in Spain is increasing

The use of a bicycle is growing in Spain. It is driven by women, especially young women, who are choosing this mode of transport for their daily journeys. In the last two years, bike use by women in Spain has increased by 5% while among men it remains stable, according to the latest bicycle barometer produced by the Network of Cities by Bicycle (Red de Ciudades per la Bicicleta). In this way, the bicycle is more and more present in the streets and the gender gap is reduced.

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By Go Mobility 2018 / Updated: 08 Jan 2020

Go Mobility 2020

Go Mobility is the new mobility exhibition of southern Europe, fostered by the Regional Council of Gipuzkoa and the Basque Government.

The event is integrated with the strategy for the development of electromobility that the institutions are fostering, spearheaded by MUBIL – Gipuzkoa Electromobility Center.

Who are the exhibitors?