Tagged with transport

Air quality in subway systems

Air quality in subway systems

For those of you who commute regularly, we are probably aware of the air quality in underground public transport. While Londoners complained about the heat underground this summer and other cities had their own complaints, we have seen few studies about them. Fulvio Amato and Teresa Moreno from the Spanish National Research Council write on … Continue reading

Australia sees poor performance from its vehicle fuel efficiency standards

Australia sees poor performance from its vehicle fuel efficiency standards

Energy efficiency policy is heavily reliant on minimum energy performance standards for many technologies, including cars. Anna Mortimore, Lecturer, Griffith Business School at Griffith University explains in an article on The Conversation website about the less than impressive developments in vehicle efficiency in Australia. How is it in your country?   Australia has stalled on … Continue reading

Streetcars making a comeback

Streetcars making a comeback

In my neighbourhood of Montmartre in Paris, the streetcar system is being expanded as you can see in the photograph. Rhonda Bell and Phil Klinkon write on the Metro for Transit & Motorcoach Business website about their evolution. You should enjoy.   The Evolution of Streetcar Technology While streetcars may seem like an old-fashioned or … Continue reading