Transport

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Is ride sharing safe?

Thursday, 11 December 2014

They can help to reduce traffic congestion by car pooling with local drivers. Take a ride with us as we look into the ethics and safety of ride-sharing schemes.

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Breaking down biofuels

Wednesday, 23 October 2013

Are biofuels are a green saviour or red herring when it comes to oil alternatives?

Bike Futures 2012

18 & 19 October, 2012

Bike riding is no longer just a sub-culture or hobby, but a major part of the solution to traffic congestion and mobility in city centres. Now in it's fourth year, this two day conference will focus on ensuring the growth of bike riding now requires its own transport and planning response. Key speakers, Johan Diepens of the transport and mobility consultancy, Mobycon and author of Australia's Climate Change Review, Prof. Ross Garnaut, will highlight the environmental role of the bicycle and the smart mobility solutions being used around the world.

Where: Melbourne Cricket Ground, Victoria.
When: 9AM to 5PM, Thursday October 18 and Friday October 19, 2012.
Cost: $995 registration. $895 for early birds.
Click here for more information.

Cyclist argues against fine

Friday, 10 June 2011

After getting a ticket for NOT riding in a bike lane, Casey Neistat takes a comical approach by showing why it's not always safe to ride in the bike lane.

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Biomimicry course - South Africa

Thursday, 31 March 2011

Claire Janisch who heads up South Africa's Biomimicry hub will show participants organisms that can provide us with innovative and progressive solutions to the design, engineering and other challenges that we now face: energy, food production, climate control, benign chemistry, transportation, packaging, and more. The vision is to create new ways of living through products, processes, organisations and policies that are well-adapted to life on Earth over the long haul.

eScooters

Kick start an electric

Friday, 25 March 2011

Electric scooters are the cool, quiet and virtually emission-free option for the eco-minded urbanite. And at around one cent a kilometre for electricity, you’ll never need to stop at a petrol station again.

MINI's electric scooter concept

Tuesday, 18 January 2011

Here's a sneak peak into the future of low emissions transport with the stylish MINI Scooter-E electric Concept – to be completed late 2011.

The Jan/Feb 2011 issue of G included a guide to electric scooters you can buy in Australia right now; view the article on G-Online here.

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Electric cars on the rise

Friday, 7 October 2011

How electric vehicles are becoming more accessible, functional and affordable.

Cities with People in Mind

‘Cities with People in Mind’: Annual Conference for International Cities, Town Centres & Communities Society

25 - 28 October

The ICTC Society is a not-for-profit, independent organisation encouraging socially and environmentally responsible towns and cities through international best practice and expertise. This year’s annual conference, held in Hobart, includes sessions on ‘Carbon Neutral Cities’, ‘Transport and Urban Communities’ and ‘Housing Affordability’. Field trips, master classes and networking functions are also offered.

Where: Hotel Grand Chancellor, Constitution Dock, Hobart, Tasmania.
When: 25 - 28 October, 2011.
Click here for more information.

New thinking for our capital cities

Friday, 19 February 2010

Our transport G Challenge last year was a good start: we all committed to reducing our reliance on our cars. But better designed cities of the future will make it easier for everyone to do the right thing!

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