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Reducing Ship Speeds Has Multiple Benefits, New Study Shows

November 11, 2019

According to the two Brussels-based environmental NGOs, the large positive effect that reduced speeds can have on greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions is well known. What has received less attention is the positive effect such a change in speeds would have […]


Boeing chairman stands by CEO after Hill lashing

November 6, 2019

BOEING CHAIRMAN STANDS BY CEO: David Calhoun praised Muilenburg on Tuesday, telling CNBC that Boeing’s board of directors hasn’t lost confidence in the executive who lawmakers hammered last week during hearings on the 737 MAX. “From the vantage point of […]


USA Truck Plans to Cut Costs Following Disappointing Q3 Earnings

November 1, 2019

Category: Vehicles

USA Truck posted disappointing earnings when the Van Buren, Ark.-based carrier released its third-quarter financial report Oct. 31. The company’s year-over-year net income fell to a loss of nearly $1.4 million, or a negative 16 cents per share, after reporting […]


Shipping

Finland to Build Another Hybrid Electric Ferry

November 12, 2019

Via: World Maritime News

As informed, the environmentally friendly ferry will be deployed on the Föglö route and operated by local company Ansgar AB. Traffic on the Åland Föglö route is expected to commence on April 1, 2022. Following a detailed selection process, Polish […]


Impact & Regulations, Vehicles

San Francisco MTA to add 4,000 e-bikes throughout city

November 11, 2019

Via: Metro Magazine

The San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency (SFMTA) signed an agreement with Bay Area Motivate’s Bay Wheels to provide 4,000 stationless shared e-bikes throughout San Francisco. Under the four-year agreement, Bay Wheels will begin to deploy 4,000 new e-bikes starting in […]


Infrastructure

Bike Safety Means Having New Lanes and Helmet Laws, US Says

November 8, 2019

Via: Wired

The American government needs to get much, much, much smarter about cycling safety, the National Transportation Safety Board concluded this week, during its first evaluation of the issue in almost half a century. The feds should help cities improve infrastructure […]