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London's largest street light investment drives energy efficiency forward

                    One of the famous red double decker buses in London on route 185 to Lewisham Station, London, UK Transport for London (TfL) has agreed on a new energy efficient lighting programme to help reduce the cost of lighting the TfL Road Network (TLRN). It is one of the largest 'invest ... keep reading

Written by Lindsey Horne in December 2013, about Emissions, Energy Saving, Politics & Government, Transport, Travel

South African Initiative Aimed for Travellers

  A significant event that could change the face of travel went largely unnoticed last month. In exchange for good karma and positive marketing & PR, a South African company called Greenpop has begun an initiative that lets travellers off-set their carbon footprint. According to a Greenpop spokesperson, Trees for Travel allows ... keep reading

Written by Celsias in November 2013, about Consumerism, Travel

Czech Cafe Offers Free Bike Ride With Every Cup of Coffee

A group of cafes in Brno, the Czech Republic’s second-largest city, has begun offering a sort of micro Citibike program to patrons. Buy a cup of coffee and, with a 300 Crown ($16 USD) deposit, they’ll lend you a bike. Simply return the bike by end of day ... keep reading

Written by PSFK in October 2013, about Food, Industry & Business, Lifestyle & Behavior, Transport, Travel

Valeo Innovation Challenge: €100,000 to win

  Valeo is inviting engineering students to take part in the global Valeo Innovation Challenge. The goal is to design equipment that, between now and 2030, will make the car more intelligent and intuitive. Participants can signup now     For the initial selection rounds, engineering students are to develop bold, revolutionary ... keep reading

Written by Celsias in October 2013, about Design, Education, Electric vehicles, Transport, Travel

Attachment Gives Pushbikes Electric Power

The Ridekick has already provided one way for cyclists to give their bike electric power, and now the UK’s Rubbee provides a more portable solution that can be attached in under a minute. The device takes the form of a small box that can be clipped onto the saddle ... keep reading

Written by Springwise in August 2013, about Lifestyle & Behavior, Transport, Travel

Weird Weather - the Strangest Places to Find Snow in the World

  While we’re used to seeing snow and opportunities for skiing in the French Alps, Austria, and in notable North American resorts like Aspen, there are many parts of the world that you might not automatically associate with being able to ski and snowboard. From southern Africa to the Middle ... keep reading

Written by AJ in July 2013, about Lifestyle & Behavior, Travel, Weather (2 comments)

A Guide to Buying the Perfect Bike Rack

guide to buying the perfect bike roof rack keep reading

Written by Celsias in July 2013, about Design, Transport, Travel

Toyota to Sell Hydrogen Fuel-Cell Sedans Next Year

Toyota, which has said it wants to sell an “affordable” hydrogen fuel-cell vehicle by 2015, has further committed to launching a zero-emission fuel-cell sedan and will likely begin selling the cars in the US next year, according to media reports. The automaker, which has put more than 5 million hybrid ... keep reading

Written by Environmental Leader in July 2013, about Design, Transport, Travel

Santa Rosa Island Authority Nears Completion of Eco Trail

                                                                         The Santa Rosa Island Authority (SRIA) is nearing completion of the Footprints in the Sand Eco Trail. Supported by a Promotional Tourism Grant awarded to the SRIA by BP, the Eco Trail’s purpose is to enhance the existing SRIA marketing efforts and establish Pensacola Beach as a premier ecotourism ... keep reading

Written by Celsias in July 2013, about Action, Protest, & Activism, Environment & Wildlife, Travel

Citibike Report Card for the First Month

New York City Department of Transportation Commissioner Janette Sadik-Khan and New York City Bike Share have released a statistical report card of Citi Bike’s first month of operation, with riders taking more than a half-million trips since the bike share system launched. “From skyrocketing sign-ups to an interplanetary number ... keep reading

Written by Celsias in July 2013, about Design, Transport, Travel

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