• Utrecht introduces green roofs on bus shelters to promote air quality and biodiversity

      The Dutch city of Utrecht has covered 316 bus shelters with greenery, mainly made up of sedum plants. The shelters foster urban biodiversity by supporting honeybees, bumblebees and other forms of life, and they also help capture fine dust and store rainwater. But the efforts towards sustainability at the bus stop don’t end there: […]

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  • E-scooter company Spin to test solar powered stations in Washington DC

      As dockless e-scooters’ popularity continues to grow in cities around the world, some of their downsides, as the cluttering sidewalks and store windows, have already become evident. Some companies like Spin and Charge think the solution might be solar powered charging docks. Spin will test this solution in Washington Dc and Ann Arbor this […]

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  • Electric highway charges trucks in Germany

      This week Germany announced the opening of the first stretch of electric highway. The 10 km (6 miles) tract is located near South of Frankfurt on the A5 Autobahn and it will allow hybrid trucks to recharge as they drive through. The project has been designed by Siemens AG while Scania, Volkswagen’s truck division, […]

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