The UK planning system has ‘deep flaws’, as new housing developments are constructed without sufficient public transport, walking and cycling connections, according to a report.
The Battery industry is on the cusp of a power revolution with big technology companies investing heavily in the next generation of battery development and energy storage.
The Battery Tech Expo 2019 will bring together professionals from across the advanced battery technology industry. The event will provide a unique opportunity to showcase the latest products, technologies and services covering the Battery Management Systems, EV Battery, Battery Storage, Battery Development/ Discovery, Commercial and Mobile Power Device sectors.
The 5th annual UK Bus Summit will take place in London in February 2019. Taking place in Westminster, the summit aims to elevate the importance of buses in local and national transportation decision-making. The event provides the opportunity to compare and contrast bus policies throughout England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland.
This year the focus will be on 'The Future of Mobility', the need for a long-term bus investment strategy, air quality and methods for encouraging passengers to switch to buses as a primary mode of transport.
This seminar will be a timely opportunity to discuss priorities for the port sector, as the UK prepares to leave the EU. The seminar will examine issues for policy, technology and infrastructure, as well as exploring the future of trade and competition.
This seminar, run by the Westminster Energy, Environment & Transport Forum, will consider the next steps for intelligent mobility and developing a smart transport system in the UK.
It takes place in the context of the Government’s Future of Mobility Grand Challenge and will be an opportunity to assess the outcomes of the recent consultation into future mobility, which considered current trends in urban mobility and how government can best support innovation.
Half a million workers commute into the City, London’s business district, also known as 'The Square Mile'. With these commuters, and the delivery vans that also serve the area, the Square Mile experiences many transport challenges. In order to tackle congestion, reduce accidents, improve air quality and reduce greenhouse gas emissions, the City of London Corporation, the authority responsible for governing the area, has drafted a long-term Transport Strategy to improve transport in the City.
The 31st Annual Electric Vehicle Symposium and Exhibition was held in Kobe, Japan on 3 October 2018.
This year, the Scottish city Dundee was awarded the International 'E-Visionary' Award, by the World Electric Vehicle Association. Dundee City Council operates the highest number of electric vehicles (EVs) of any local authority in the UK and won the award due to its continued dedication to sustainable transport.
As of this month, Belfasts new Bus Rapid Transit (BRT), dubbed “Glider”, has become operational. It operates along corridors in the east and west of the city with buses scheduled to run every seven to eight minutes. According to Translink – the public transport operator - the new service offers high quality service providing people with better access to jobs, hospitals, shops, schools, colleges, and entertainment.
This CPD-accredited event will provide a detailed masterclass for fleet managers, environmental managers and other professionals requiring an understanding of next generation low emission vehicles, the available charging infrastructure options and the role of policy.
The workshop is delivered by Cenex and covers the following topics:
On 24 October, Managing Automated Vehicles Enhances Network (MAVEN) is running a workshop on the impact of automated vehicles on traffic management.
The workshop aims to: