ENVIRONMENT

SwitchMed Connect 2021.

SwitchMed Connect 2021.

SwitchMed Connect is a gathering of Mediterranean stakeholders to build synergies, exchange knowledge, and scale up eco and social innovations. It hosts leading start-ups and entrepreneurs, industry agents, initiatives, change agents, policy and financial institutions...

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Why sustainable transport is important. Keys to know

Why sustainable transport is important. Keys to know

In 1901, the future looked bright for the newly arrived automobile. Racing driver Henri Fournier confidently predicted that because the automobile was so much "better, quicker, surer, cheaper" than horse drawn transport, city streets would become cleaner and there...

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Winter is coming to protected bike lanes.

Winter is on our doorstep and cities are preparing themselves for the challenges ahead in the cold season of the year. As cities look to redesign their streets to provide more safe mobility and transportation options, new maintenance and operations challenges and...

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More and safer bike lanes mean more cyclists.

More and safer bike lanes mean more cyclists.

Nowadays there is a widespread consensus on the importance of a transition towards more sustainable means of transport such as the bicycle. That is why many big cities are investing in different projects and initiatives to promote the use of the bike. It has been...

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EU Green Week 2018.

EU Green Week 2018.

The EU Green Week 2018 began the 21st of May in Utrecht  (The Netherlands) and ended the 25th of May in Madrid (Spain). Meanwhile in Brussels, it took place the high level EU Green Cities Summit. During this week, there were discussions about the ways in which the...

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Smart bus stops. What is it and why is it so important.

Smart bus stops. What is it and why is it so important.

Waiting for a bus never needs to be frustrating again with the advent of smart bus stops. Often made from repurposed metals and other recycled materials, these bus stops respond in real time to customer queries, changes in bus schedules, and traffic conditions to keep...

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