Energy efficient transport

describes technical means to reduce energy consumption form transport, such as engine improvements, light-weight bodies, aerodynamic optimizations but also logistic improvements and shifting e.g.. from trucks to ship transportation. Social measures such as car sharing can be found in the SOCIAL section.

Innovation: BIOLCA - A Tool For The Evaluation And Improvement Of The Sustainability In The Transport Sector

Last update: 08.11.2013
Pre-Demo
The tool, based on the Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) methodology, will enable the assessment of environmental, social and economic impacts throughout the whole life cycle. BIOLCA will be a powerful tool for decision making that will contribute to the improvement of the sustainability in the Transport and Biofuels sectors, since [...]

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Innovation: European Biofuels Technology Platform

Last update: 20.09.2013
Demo
The EBTP as a platform consists of companies and stakeholders dedicated to the research, demonstration and market implementation of advanced biofuels (commonly referred to as second or third generation biofuels) but also to the improvement of already commercial biofuel value chains. Policy makers will be supported via fact-based information regarding [...]

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Innovation: CIVITAS ELAN - Cleaner and better transport in cities - Mobility solutions

Last update: 13.08.2013
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Exploring innovative solutions to the challenges posed by creating a more sustainable urban mobility culture is at the heart of the CIVITAS Initiative. There is no one single recipe for success. In some instances the challenges are technical or logistical, in others extensive citizen engagement is required to really achieve [...]

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Innovation: CIVITAS ELAN - Mobilising Citizens For Vital Cities - Lessons Learnt

Last update: 13.08.2013
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- Political support and integration Political support was a key success factor in implementing the CIVITAS ELAN measures. Without this support it proved to be difficult to take necessary decisions on a higher level, to reach consensus between stakeholders, and to ensure all financial resources. Clear, unambiguous decisions from decision [...]

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Innovation: Civitas Transfer Action Leading To Innovation & Sustainable Transport

Last update: 07.08.2013
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The three following publications summarise the outcomes of the CIVITAS CATALIST project: - CITY TO CITY: SIMILAR CHALLENGES - SHARING EXPERIENCE AND SOLUTIONS: Although there are some individual variations in the “landscape of problems”, we find a lot of similarities when looking at transport problems in European cities – from [...]

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