Tag Archive for 'transport strategy'

Barcelona to use Nissan’s electric NV200 taxi & goods delivery vehicle

September 17th, 2013 by Nissan Motor Company

Barcelona City Hall and Nissan have signed an agreement to promote the use of the 100% electric Nissan e-NV200 as taxis and as delivery vehicles in Barcelona. Barcelona will lead the global roll-out of the new e-NV200 100% electric taxi, which will also be introduced to other large cities around the world. Production of the […]

Call for safer streets for cycling and walking as Tour de France begins

June 28th, 2013 by Brake

Road safety charity Brake has renewed calls for drivers and authorities across the British Isles to GO 20 as the Tour de France begins, to enable more people to enjoy cycling without fear or threat to their safety. Brake, alongside a GO 20 campaign coalition, is calling for 20 mph limits to become the norm […]

People in India who walk or cycle to work less likely to have high blood pressure, be overweight or diabetic

June 14th, 2013 by Imperial College London

People in India who walk or cycle to work are less likely to be overweight or obese, have diabetes or high blood pressure, a study published by PLOS Medicine has found. The research suggests that encouraging more people to use physically active modes of transport could reduce rates of important risk factors for many chronic […]