Category Archives: Transportation

Chicago Hosting Conference For Greener Airports

Sustainability Initiatives Transforming Air Transportation The Chicago Department of Aviation (CDA), in partnership with the American Association of Airport Executives (AAAE), is pleased to announce its 8th Annual Airports Going Green Conference to be held October 26-28, 2015 at the Holiday … Continue reading

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South Korea Will Host World EcoMobility Festival

Located 30km from South Korea’s capital of Seoul, Suwon is one of the fast-growing Asian cities battling with mounting urban challenges associated with climate change, including road nightmares. But the city is determined to bid farewell to bottle-neck traffics and … Continue reading

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Korea A Leader In Sustainability

Korea was among the first countries to support green growth as a national development strategy, and it is spreading its green philosophy and knowledge. Few countries are as committed to growing in an environmentally sustainable manner as Korea. When President … Continue reading

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Largest Real Estate Company Attracts Tenants With Sustainability Systems

As e-commerce siphons an ever-larger portion of retail sales, what keeps businesses and consumers congregating at shopping malls? For Simon Property Group, the largest real estate company in the world with approximately 326 retail properties in North America and Asia, … Continue reading

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Innovative Urban Planning in Singapore

As competition for resources increases and urban populations expand, Singapore embraces sustainable development. Singapore has been a model for urban efficiency for years. Cities around the world can learn a great deal from this city state. Cities cover just 2 … Continue reading

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Cities Must Drive Sustainable Transportion

City leaders under pressure to deliver sustainable transportation Cities account for more than half of the world’s population—by 2050, they will hold 75 percent of us. These people–increasingly from the middle class–will need ways to commute to work, travel, and … Continue reading

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Sustainable Transport Award Honors Mexico City

Sustainability Lessons From Mexico City The Institute for Transportation and Development Policy (ITDP) announced C40 city Mexico City as the winner of the 2013 Sustainable Transport Award. Together with a committee of international transportation and development experts, the Institute recognized … Continue reading

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Oakland’s Zero Emission Bus

Transportation Part Of Sustainable Infrastructure The buses are 40-foot-long behemoths, but they glide along downtown streets as silently as sleds coasting over snow; passersby barely turn their heads. The local AC Transit agency, which serves Oakland, Berkeley and other East … Continue reading

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In Many Cities, It’s Not Easy Being Green

(This article is from the New York Times in 2008. How far have we come since then?) February 7, 2008 By FELICITY BARRINGER ARLINGTON, Va. — This urban suburb of Washington seems well-prepared for a leading role in the green … Continue reading

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