Eight of the ten top-selling passenger vehicles in New Zealand are now utes or SUVs. With carbon emissions reduction an urgent priority, that’s not a sustainable trend.
South Africans should not panic about the food system. But authorities will need to act swiftly and assertively to restore stability.
An emissions trading scheme is New Zealand’s main policy to tackle climate change. But to bring down emissions quickly enough, other policies will need to transform transport and agriculture.
Renewables form an ever-greater share of the electricity mix. But elsewhere in the energy sector – in transport, industry and buildings – emissions reduction is very slow.
Governments must ensure that transport infrastructure is developed with the ability to cope with current and future climatic shifts.
A plan to use swappable batteries in long-haul electric trucks highlights how freight is starting to move away from fossil fuels.
The choice between Sadiq Khan and Shaun Bailey comes down to two opposing views of what transport is for – and how to fund it
SUVs accounted for 7% of the European market in 2009. Today, it’s almost 40%.
One more lane won’t fix Britain’s congested motorways.
Long-overdue changes are afoot in Britain’s bus networks.
Active travel can help tackle the climate crisis earlier than electric vehicles – even if you swap the car for a bike for just one trip a day.
A range of factors influence the behaviour of minibus drivers in Ghana. This involves a complex web of factors, motivations and constraints.
Containment during the pandemic has contributed to a recognition of the importance of public space as a gathering place and an essential tool to meet the needs of the population.
There are plenty of reasons why our road signs should be in both te reo Māori and English. And no, bilingual signs don’t cause accidents.
Slashing carbon emissions by 68% by 2030 will depend on using the UK’s infrastructure strategy effectively.
We’re on the road again. Getting enough COVID-19 vaccine to where it’s needed in a given time frame is the next logistical hurdle.
Active travel has become attractive to a degree not seen for decades. Policy needs to follow.
Australian bicycles are largely influenced by sport, not utility. We should embrace cargo bikes for their usefulness, over speed.
The age of autonomous vehicles is edging closer to reality with the launch of a driverless taxi service in the USA.
A used electric vehicle can be yours for well under A$20,000. But supply is limited and, like with any major purchase, there are potential pitfalls.