Buttigieg doles out transport grants with eye toward climate

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Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg speaks during an event to commemorate Pride Month, in the East Room of the White House, Friday, June 25, 2021, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

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Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg doled out $905 million in infrastructure grants Wednesday, including to repair a cracking bridge in Seattle during a crippling heat wave and to expand ports in Iowa and Georgia to help reduce the number of greenhouse gas-emitting trucks on the roads.

The money for 24 projects in 18 states is part of a Biden administration shift of federal awards to promote climate-friendly policies and

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French architecture firm Coldefy has created a new centre for sustainable transport

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Intended to stimulate innovation, to imagine the mobility and industry of tomorrow, the two institutes designed by French architecture firm Coldefy in Valenciennes, in the north of France, fall into the category of international science parks. Located in one of the most dynamic regions in terms of automobile and rail transport, aeronautics and new mobility – with PSA and Toyota, Bombardier Transportation and Alstom all manufacturing here – they are intended for students, businesses, and also the general public. As such, it was essential to bring together training, research, and commercial activities on the same site, given that they all

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State Transport body converts buses into mobile COVID vaccination centers in Karnataka, Auto News, ET Auto

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State Transport body converts buses into mobile COVID vaccination centers in KarnatakaNew Delhi: The North Eastern Karnataka Road Transport Corporation (NEKRTC) has converted buses into mobile COVID-19 vaccine centers to reach remote villages.

Speaking to Rajkumar Patil Telkur, Chairman, NEKRTC said that the bus service will be available 24×7 for the people and buses will start working from today.

“The district administration and Municipal Corporation converted this bus into vaccine centre for the convenience of people. The bus is especially for remote villages where there is no hospitals or vaccine centre. The service will be available 24/7. Busses will start working from tomorrow,” said Rajkumar Patil Telkur on Tuesday.

He further

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New transport hub and road upgrade could be financed by UK Government ‘levelling up’ fund

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The council is set to bid for UK Government levelling up fund money for the Porth transport hub and the dualling of the A4119 in Llantristant.

A report to Rhondda Cynon Taf Council’s cabinet on Thursday, June 17 includes proposed bids for the Rhondda, Cynon and Taf areas as well as one transportation bid.

The Rhondda bid will be for funding towards the new transport hub in Porth which will link up bus and rail services in the town.

It is a key element of the approved Porth Regeneration Strategy and its delivery will be vital to the success of

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Delhi Mater Plan 2041 : Mobility to switch gears, app-based transport all set to take centre stage | Delhi News

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NEW DELHI: Keeping with its overall tenor of making Delhi “future ready”, the draft Master Plan for Delhi 2041 spots the trend of people shifting towards app-based mobility and plans to change gears from building for transport to managing travel demand.
The “Transport and Mobility” section focuses on four key areas — improving connectivity and transport infrastructure, shifting from private to shared mobility, making Delhi walkable and cycle-friendly, and managing parking in Delhi.
MPD 41 states that shared mobility offers flexibility and an alternative to owning a car. “Emergence of these shared mobility options complemented by the expansion of the
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European countries adopt Vienna Declaration on clean, safe and healthy transport and first-ever Pan-European Master Plan for Cycling Promotion

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Vienna, Austria, 18 May 2021

Today, European countries adopted the Vienna Declaration to spur the transformation towards clean, safe, healthy and inclusive transport and mobility, with a strong focus on promoting cycling across the pan-European region*.

The Vienna Declaration was signed at the end of the Fifth High-level Meeting on Transport, Health and Environment. The virtual meeting, hosted by the Federal Government of Austria, brought together 46 ministers and representatives of 56 countries in the pan-European region.

The group discussed how to introduce substantial changes in transport and mobility systems in order to address multiple challenges such as ambient air

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