Electric Transport

Germany

How Global Cities Are Working to Electrify Transit

With the transportation sector accounting for a third of urban carbon emissions, cities around the world are seeking new ways to electrify their transit fleets and reduce fossil fuel consumption.

October 18, 2021 - The New York Times

Metro Gold LIne

Los Angeles Aims for Zero-Emission Transportation

The region hopes to achieve widespread electrification of transportation ahead of the 2028 Olympics.

September 17, 2018 - Fast Company

Proterra Electric Bus

Electric Transit Becoming the New Norm in California

Electrification is at a tipping point in California, expanding into the heavy-duty sector with the buy-in of transit agencies across the state.

October 31, 2017 - The Planning Report

Fremont Street

Las Vegas Tests the Country's First Autonomous Shuttle

The city hopes to alleviate traffic in a popular corner of Downtown Las Vegas with an electric, self-driving shuttle fleet.

January 23, 2017 - Las Vegas Sun

Despite Lean Budgets, European Transit Goes Green

Despite widespread budget woes and austerity programs, European cities are pushing forward with plans to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by retrofitting existing transit systems in a "slow-motion revolution" in electric transport, reports Erica Gies.

July 8, 2013 - The New York Times

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