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Road usage charge pilot offers roadmap for transportation funding in the US

Road usage charge pilot offers roadmap for transportation funding in the US

To compensate for diminishing funds, a growing number of American states have looked to alternative revenue systems based on vehicle miles travelled.

Which US states rank as innovation champions?

Which US states rank as innovation champions?

The Consumer Technology Association ranks the states on how supportive their policies are and the latest list shows innovation is not confined to the coastal tech hubs.

30 cities say their greenhouse gas emissions have peaked

30 cities say their greenhouse gas emissions have peaked

Austin, Athens, Lisbon and Venice are the latest major cities to have ‘peaked’ their greenhouse gas emissions, meaning they won’t rise any further and are now falling.

Tokyo holds position as safest city in the world

Tokyo holds position as safest city in the world

The Economist Intelligence Unit’s Safe Cities Index 2019 ranks 60 cities across 57 indicators covering digital, health, infrastructure and personal security.

Costing the Earth: Funding city climate initiatives with green banks

Costing the Earth: Funding city climate initiatives with green banks

Green banks are on the rise as cities look for ways to fund essential work to prevent climate change and its effects.

Smart energy: Faraday Grid launches in the US

Smart energy: Faraday Grid launches in the US

Faraday Grid is launching in the United States, saying it offers “the ultimate smart grid”.