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  • [New] NGO Transport and Environment said the proposal risks locking in fossil gas and could mean more than half of shipping fuel being gas in 2030. / Carbon Brief
  • [New] A mass modal shift away from car use to walking, cycling, public transport and new, shared mobility options will be essential to decarbonising the UK's roads. / ETA
  • [New] Decarbonising road transport by 2030 will require a massive expansion of secure, convenient and inclusive parking places for Londoners to leave their cycles and scooters. / ETA
  • [New] High targets for hydrogen and e-fuels, which go beyond the demand from aviation and shipping in 2030, risk promoting hydrogen and e-fuels for road transport where they are far less efficient than electricity. / CleanTechnica
  • [New] The EU is doubling down on its commitment to delivering a transport network which is environmentally performant, safe for its users and is driven by smart solutions by supporting with €242.2 million 68 project proposals for studies that will lead to future infrastructure improvements. / European Climate, Infrastructure and Environment Executive Agency
  • [New] The Indiana Department of Transportation plans to develop wireless-charging technology that can be installed in pavement, allowing electric vehicles to charge while they drive. / davidicke
  • [New] A green transport system will require the equivalent of about 30 terawatt hours of hydrogen fuel per year by the middle of the century, which will require roughly a tenth of the UK's current electricity use to manufacture. / The Guardian
  • [New] The challenge of decarbonising the UK's roads, railways and flight paths will rely on harnessing the UK's cleaner energy system to power the future of the transport sector. / The Guardian
  • [New] While social-distancing rules in England will come to an end, Government guidelines advise face masks should still be worn in enclosed spaces such as in shops and on public transport, while pubs and bars should be table service only. / Evening Standard
  • [New] National rail companies have suggested they will ask people to wear masks at busy times / when travelling to areas where masks are still required on public transport (e.g. Scotland). / Which? News
  • [New] Maharashtra - the second most-populous state in India - has rolled out a revised EV policy, aiming at 10% of newly registered vehicles in its major cities to be electric by 2025 and installing around 1,500 charging stations in Mumbai by 2025. / We Mean Business Coalition
  • [New] Based on today's requirements, existing plans to decarbonise the transport sector will take nearly the whole energy budget for the UK, which is more than double the proportion of energy currently available to the transport sector. / Inside track
  • [New] Total electricity generation will increase over two-and-a-half-times between today and 2050 to enable the electrification of other sectors such as heating and transport. / reneweconomy
  • [New] The EU will support studies necessary for the realisation of future rail infrastructure projects located on the trans-European transport (TEN-T) core network with €181.4 million (37 projects). / MaaS Alliance
  • [New] The NSW government will invest AUD 171 million on new charging infrastructure, including 131 million for ultra-fast DC chargers, 20 million in grants for destination chargers and 20 million for charging infrastructure at public transport hubs. / Charged EVs
  • [New] Whilst many places across the UK have begun to reimagine their existing developments, a 'whole place' approach will be most effective in creating a wholesale reduction in carbon emissions for the transport sector. / Royal Town Planning Institute
  • [New] If the Fit for 55 proposals are passed, other new sectors that would become subject to emissions controls include freight shipping and road transport, while the sale of all new petrol and diesel cars in the EU would be banned in 2035. / dezeen
  • [New] Copenhagen plans to achieve 20% reduction in heat consumption in 2025 compared with 2010 and net-zero carbon emissions in public transport by 2025. / Frontiers
  • [New] Cities in more developed nations have been inclined to set absolute carbon reduction targets before 2050, while intensity reduction target has been largely set for cities at the stage of rapid economic growth and accelerated industrialization. / Frontiers

Last updated: 23 July 2021