Tag Archives: air quality

Reducing congestion, is this the panacea UK roads need?

Google has been operating a driverless car for 190,000 miles around California without fault. The automated transport could make traffic flows more efficient, improve congestion, and reduce accidents and air pollution. Crucially, congestion has a direct impact on health and … Continue reading

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Putting China in the spotlight

Sometimes looks can be deceiving. China has recently surpassed the US becoming the world’s largest emitter of CO2. They also suffer from terrible air pollution and currently build the equivalent of a 400MW coal fired power station every 3 days. … Continue reading

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Making light of transport

To reduce congestion and improve air quality cities are seeking innovative ways to transport goods without compromising the supply distribution process. In Utrecht this has been accomplished via strict regulation of supply routes and novel delivery strategies. The plan uses … Continue reading

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