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Reykjavík to boost sustainable transport to meet climate targets (Iceland)


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The city of Reykjavík is to focus on a number of urban mobility measures to lower the amount of greenhouse gases produced by its transport system and meet its ambitious climate goals.

In its recently released climate policy the city commits to being carbon neutral by 2040.

Reykjavík identifies transport as its largest challenge, and its target is to shift the ratio of motor vehicle traffic to 58 per cent, public transport to 12 per cent, and walking and cycling to 30 per cent by 2030



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What is the role of ITS in combatting climate change?

Jennie Martin, Secretary General of ITS United Kingdom speaks on the role ITS plays in fighting climate change and leading the way for a more sustainable future. “ITS has an important role in making transport more environmentally sustainable, whether through reducing harmful emissions and noise by managing traffic flows or changing driver behaviour” Using ITS to reduce the […]

The post What is the role of ITS in combatting climate change? appeared first on ITS European Congress 2016 – Glasgow.

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Bulc to host flagship transport event at COP21


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The European Commissioner for Transport, Violeta Bulc, will host an event on transport decarbonisation as part of the 2015 Paris Climate Conference.

‘Transport decarbonisation as an engine for growth’, held on 3 December, will explore the enormous potential that the decarbonisation of transport offers and what it needs to turn this potential into an engine for growth.



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