Why Downtown Parking Garages May Be Headed for Extinction

Read the full story at Stateline. For decades, providing downtown parking was a top priority for urban planners. Huge parking garages for commuters’ cars occupied prime real estate that otherwise might have been used for housing, stores or offices. But ride-hailing services and autonomous cars are going to revolutionize parking in cities across the country …

Freightos enables international freight sustainability with transparent carbon footprint calculator

Read the full story in the American Journal of Transportation. Freightos, the LogTech company bringing international freight online, today announced that every shipping service offered on the Freightos Marketplace will include a transparent CO2 footprint estimation. Freightos also announced a suite of free CO2 calculation tools enabling customers or third-parties to optimize route and mode …

Cities need sustainable goods delivery plans

Read the full story at GreenBiz. Many cities have developed strategies to move people more efficiently and safely within the urban environment. Much less attention has been paid to the importance of delivering goods to people at work and home. While conducting a recent research project, the GreenBiz Research team learned that city leaders need …

A cruise ship’s emissions are the same as 1 million cars: report

Read the full story from CBC Radio. A luxury cruise vacation may sound like a perfect dream holiday, but a German environmental organization says that in terms of environmental impact, the industry is an absolute nightmare. ​Nabu has just released its annual report on cruise ship pollution. It looked at dozens of vessels travelling in Europe, and decided not …