You may be surprised to learn that the F1’s biggest contributor to the carbon footprint is not the cars themselves.
F1 has promised a move to 'credible offsets and breakthrough C02 sequestration programs'. But there's a persistent lack of clear detail in the how, what and where.
How to get from A to B – in the future.
Montréal is one of the most congested cities in Canada. In 2018, a total of 145 hours per capita were lost by people stuck in rush hour traffic.
Traffic congestion causes more problems than just being stuck in traffic. There are real effects on the health, quality of life and wallets of taxpayers.
Would that it were so simple.
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Planes, trains and automobiles produced a step-change in the speed of travel – driverless and electric cars simply cannot deliver such radical improvements.
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We need to create a transport system that is zero carbon – and socially just – in only a few years. We just need to recognise that it's possible.
Could Knight Rider's KITT finally be on the horizon?
What does a future full of AVs mean for all the spaces reserved for downtown parking?
Self-driving cars may someday drop off their owners downtown and then leave to find free parking. What would that mean for cities of the future?
E-scooters ready for action in Santiago, Chile.
Shared e-scooter programs may seem like a green way to get around, but these small vehicles can have big environmental footprints.
Australia and Russia could soon be the last remaining developed nations without fuel efficiency standards, with New Zealand proposing new rules and financial incentives to get more people driving cleaner cars.
New Zealand has proposed new fuel standards, along with a consumer rebates for cleaner cars – paid for by higher costs for high-polluting cars – to cut its rising transport emissions.
Those money-saving black boxes reveal a lot about the rules that govern our lives.
Turning from the conflict of airport expansions to a vision of a low-carbon transport system.
Car parking occupies a large proportion of urban areas, and cities cannot keep sacrificing so much space to meet demand.
The global trend is to free up valuable city space by reducing parking and promoting other forms of transport that don't clog roads and pollute the air. Australian cities are still putting cars first.
A ‘back-to-back’ Beetle rolls along the road at the 2006 Houston Art Car Parade.
When the Beetle was first introduced, Americans had never seen anything like it. Among art car enthusiasts, it became the ideal canvas for self-expression.
Without off-street space, vehicle residents crowd available public parking in Seattle. May 8, 2016.
Many cities have no standard method for counting the number of people who live in their cars. This means that their issues are often overlooked in policies designed to help the homeless.
Children are the future, so why don't we listen to them more often?
Turning a corner.
Academic experts on how the humble car could evolve to become an unlikely hero in the global fight against climate change.
This isn’t goodbye.
To become an attractive prospect for electric car manufacturers, the UK needs to sort out its supplies of rare earths – Brexit, or no Brexit.
When computers take the wheel, the emotive aspect of driving will change significantly.
Gone in a flash.
Driverless cars will form a fast, efficient transport network, which will make car ownership redundant. But they could also spell the end of public transport.
Having fun yet?
Despite efforts to encourage a shift to sustainable transportation, traffic congestion is often the focus of debates over mobility. Motorists endlessly demand more roads, but is this really a solution?