by Nancy Vandycke, World Bank The transport sector is changing at breakneck speed. By 2030, global passenger traffic is set to rise by 50%, and freight volume by 70%. By 2050, we will have twice as many vehicles on the road, with most of the increase coming from emerging markets, where steady economic expansion is creating new lifestyle expectations and mobility aspirations. Mega-projects like China’s … Continue reading Sustainable mobility: Can the world speak with one voice?
Jochen Eickholt, CEO of Siemens Mobility, talks about electric highways and bus networks and creating cities full of sensors that link up cars with their surroundings. Continue reading “The future of transport is electric”
Michael Cramer of the European Parliament’s Committee on Transport talks about the imbalance between transport modes and the lessons from “Dieselgate”. A lot of innovation is happening in transport right now – headlines about self-driving cars and electric vehicles abound. Are we finally on the path towards sustainable mobility? Cramer: Billions are still invested in forms of mobility that ruin our climate. And it’s still all … Continue reading “We must reinvent mobility”
Laurent Troger, president of Bombardier Transportation, talks about how digitialisation impacts rail, the rise of the mobile economy and why he sees a bright future for rail travel Continue reading “There is a lot of untapped potential in rail”
David Ward of Global NCAP, the worldwide network that test-crashes cars, explains why good governance means fewer traffic victims and how the network of parliamentarians he has helped launch will fight for safer roads worldwide. Continue reading “Good governance is central to road safety”