Scotland awards £210k to drive sustainable transport

A total of 11 projects have been granted funding to encourage people to adopt greener travel options

EU mobilises €1bn to push green transport investments

The EU is mobilising €1 billion (£850m) to leverage private investment in green transport infrastructure. For the first time, a new call for proposals will combine €1 billion of grants (Connecting Europe Facility – Transport) with financing from public financial institutions, the private sector and the European Fund for Strategic Investments. This aims to help boost investment to fund innovative, sustainable transport infrastructure upgrades while […]

£2m boost for sustainable transport schemes

Campaigns to encourage parents to leave their cars at home for the school run in favour of low carbon alternatives such as cycling are to benefit from a £2 million fund. The Department for Transport is providing the extra cash for nine schemes to encourage more sustainable travel choices. They include a project to make […]

Japanese research could herald transport breakthrough

A clean sustainable form of transport could be on the way – hovering! Japanese scientists have successfully trialled “hover shoes” that could provide clean transport around cities and work complexes. Sounding like something out of a movie, the magneto kinetic resistance propulsion uses a thin magnetic strip embedded in pavement stones to push against a […]