Public transportation


SMARTCITIESCOCHES

Car-free cities: life without motor vehicles is possible

Author | Eduardo Bravo Air pollution dropped across the world during the quarantine decreed as a result of COVID-19. In China, CO2 emissions dropped by 25% in March and, in May, the European Space Agency released images illustrating a considerable drop in Italy too. In Spain, a report drawn up by ...
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Lisbon, the city that changed its transport after the last major crisis

Author | Arantxa Herranz At the estuary of the Tagus River, the longest river on the Iberian Peninsula, stands Lisbon, the capital of Portugal and the 2020 European Green Capital award winner. Lisbon is considered to be one of the most environmentally-friendly cities in the world, but it also has an exemplary ...
CORONACIUDADES

And then what? Cities after COVID-19

Author | Eduardo Bravo The coronavirus crisis has changed day-to-day life in practically every city in the world. Changes which, far from being exceptional, may transform the way we think, design and live in cities in the not-so-distant future. At the current stage of the pandemic, the greatest change that authorities and ...
diesel ban in europe

Welcome to the post-diesel era. And now what?

Author | Jaime Ramos Mobility has experienced a revolution this decade, targeting the very heart of the industry. The centenary supremacy of combustion engines is swaying, with the general boom of new forms of alternative mobility and, specifically, electric cars. Diesel-powered models are the first to feel the effects of this change. ...
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Car manufacturers are aware that the future is bleak

Author | Marcos Martínez It is no secret that mobility is changing in cities. Citizens that are more committed to energy efficiency, city councils that implement measures to combat pollution and more user-friendly spaces for people, are eliminating private and polluting cars from cities. As a result, car manufacturers are now changing ...