Category: Transportation

Hydrogen helps power Carmel’s street department fleet

Read the full story at Current.

AlGalCo is technically based in Indianapolis, but for the last eight years, founder and President Kurt Koehler has primarily officed in the City of Carmel’s Street Dept. building on W. 131st Street.

That’s where Koehler has been working to fine tune his patented technology that uses hydrogen to supplement gasoline, increasing mileage 10 to 12 percent per tank and lowering carbon emissions by 20 percent.

As infrastructure funds begin to flow, climate, safety, equity impacts are not enough, some say

Read the full story at Smart Cities Dive.

While transit gets an unprecedented windfall, most transportation funds will still go to roads. Some transportation advocates say that doesn’t address key equity and climate issues.

DHL, Apple test hydrogen-fueled trucks for long-haul transport

Read the full story from ESG Today.

Logistics giant Deutsche Post DHL Group announced today that its DHL Express division is piloting the use of hydrogen-fueled trucks for long-haul transport, with Apple as the first customer to test the new solution.

US national parks to offer look into green-friendly transit

Read the full story from the Associated Press.

Americans may soon get a better glimpse into a future of green-friendly transportation by visiting a U.S. national park.

Interior Secretary Deb Haaland and Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg signed a joint pledge Wednesday to test some of the newest and most innovative travel technologies on public lands and improve visitors’ tourism experience.

Sysco targets transportation and production emissions in sustainability goals

Read the full story at Supply Chain Dive.

Sysco will work to lower scope 3 emissions throughout its supply chain by partnering with its highest-emitting suppliers to establish sustainability targets in line with the goals of the Paris Agreement by 2026, according to the company’s 2021 Corporate Social Responsibility report.

Scope 3 emissions are Sysco’s “largest opportunity for impact” as they make up 98% of its total carbon footprint, according to the report. The majority of the company’s emissions stem from food production and transportation between growers, suppliers and customers.

The company is also taking steps to reduce its direct emissions, in part by electrifying 35% of its U.S. tractor fleet by 2030. Sysco has already conducted tests of the zero-emission Freightliner eCascadia at its Bay Area operating site and will deploy its first group of EVs in Riverside, California in fiscal year 2023.

DFW gets first delivery of sustainable aviation fuel

Read the full story at Airport Technology.

Dallas Fort Worth International Airport (DFW) in the US has secured its first delivery of sustainable aviation fuel (SAF), as part of a joint circular economy project in the aviation space.

U.S. airlines and Amazon join push to reduce aircraft emissions

Read the full story at Reuters.

Major U.S. airlines and Amazon.com’s aviation unit are joining an effort to speed development and use of sustainable aviation fuels (SAF) to decrease emissions in air transport.

The U.S. e-bike industry wants to do something about all those e-bike batteries

Read the full story at Fast Company.

A new nationwide battery recycling program is designed to combat the one big downside of the e-bike boom: All the batteries are made of rare materials.

Evolve to invest $600M in construction of initial HOBO renewable fuels project

Read the full story from Green Car Congress.

Evolve Transition Infrastructure LP, a publicly traded limited partnership focused on the acquisition, development and ownership of infrastructure critical to the transition of energy supply to lower carbon sources, and HOBO Renewable Diesel, LLC, a renewable fuel project developer, announced an agreement for Evolve to fund the construction of HOBO’s initial project that is expected to produce more than 120 million gallons of renewable fuels annually (9,300 barrels per day).

Small cuts in air traffic would level off global heating caused by flying – study

Read the full story in The Guardian.

A modest diet in our flying habits would be enough to level off the global heating caused by the aviation industry. That’s the surprising conclusion from a study, which also warns that if the aviation industry continues to grow at current rates then it will be responsible for around nearly 0.1C of heating by 2050.

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