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Electric bikes on the increase across Europe

Electric bikes on the increase across Europe

As Europeans adapt to huge changes in their daily lives to cope with the Covid-19 pandemic, e-bikes can play a big part in everyone’s future, according to a report commissioned by Shimano.

Green tech start-up wins funding for solar rail demonstrator

Green tech start-up wins funding for solar rail demonstrator

It will enable Riding Sunbeams to develop a direct connection between renewable energy generators and electrified rail networks and eventually power a train using green electricity.

Birmingham latest city to propose private car restrictions

Birmingham latest city to propose private car restrictions

Goals behind the transport plan include connecting citizens with new job and training opportunities, prioritising people over cars and revitalising the city centre and local areas.

Big names invest in AI-based mass transit platform

Big names invest in AI-based mass transit platform

Alibaba joins Verizon Ventures and other investors in the Optibus platform that uses advanced algorithms to help cites better plan mass transportation operations

Sydney expands contactless to train network

Sydney expands contactless to train network

Cubic and Transport for New South Wales are extending the payment system following its success on the Australian city’s ferries and light rail

Siemens unveils high-speed train

Siemens unveils high-speed train

The 300 km/h Velaro Novo claims to set new standards for efficiency and sustainability, using 30 per cent less energy than previous Velaro models