transportation

Old Coal Plant Site to Be Transformed Into a Walkable City

Old Coal Plant Site to Be Transformed Into a Walkable City

Lakeview Generating Station was once a coal plant in Mississauga, a suburb of Toronto. But now, developers are reimagining it to become a mixed-use, lakefront village, where residents can walk or bike anywhere within the site in just 15 minutes. Lakeview Village, as the new development will be named, will reclaim access and views of […]

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    Hertz to Buy 100,000 Teslas

    Hertz to Buy 100,000 Teslas

    Hertz will buy 100,000 Tesla Model 3s by the end of next year, the car rental company announced Monday. The major purchase, by the company that filed for bankruptcy last year in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic, was broadly seen as a significant step toward the widespread adoption of electric vehicles. Hertz plans to […]

    Paris Plans to Be Completely Cyclable by 2026

    Paris Plans to Be Completely Cyclable by 2026

    Many European cities are bike-friendly, but cars often still dominate the roads. In a new initiative to update its existing Plan Velo for a more cycle-friendly city, Paris, France is investing 250 million euros ($290 million) to make the city entirely bikeable. That means if you want to bike from the Arc de Triomphe to […]

    India to Add Hundreds of EV Charging Stations Along National Highways

    India to Add Hundreds of EV Charging Stations Along National Highways

    If you’re driving a traditional car, on a common road, a gas station is typically never too far away. As more and more EV’s hit the road, however, it only makes sense that charging stations become just as easy to find. In India, this idea is becoming a reality with a network of nearly 700 […]

    Amazon, IKEA Among 9 Companies Pledging to Use Zero-Carbon Shipping Fuels by 2040

    Amazon, IKEA Among 9 Companies Pledging to Use Zero-Carbon Shipping Fuels by 2040

    Global shipping accounts for around 90 percent of world trade and around three percent of greenhouse gas emissions. To address this, commercial giants that rely on container shipping announced a commitment Tuesday to use only zero-carbon marine fuels by 2040, as Reuters reported. “Building on our existing ambitious company-wide climate commitments, today we announce that […]

    4 Best E-Bike Conversion Kits of 2022 [Full Buyers Guide]

    4 Best E-Bike Conversion Kits of 2022 [Full Buyers Guide]

    Riding a bicycle is one of the most sustainable ways to get around. If you need a little more oomph than legs allow, an e-bike conversion kit is a great way to supercharge your pedal bike with electricity. Whether you’re plugging in to renewable energy sources or drawing from a conventional electric grid, electric bike […]

    Students Complete Eurotrip in Solar-Powered Van They Built and Designed

    Students Complete Eurotrip in Solar-Powered Van They Built and Designed

    Can a road trip change the world? A team of 22 Dutch university students is attempting to find out. The students were due to complete a 1,800 mile road trip between Eindhoven, in the Netherlands, and Tarifa, Spain on Friday in a solar-powered van that they designed themselves, The Guardian reported. But their end goal […]