Diseases like Covid-19 are passed from animals to humans. They spread because of animal trafficking, deforestation and human encroachment into wildlife habitats. Maritime shipping plays an important role here that needs to be addressed. Continue reading How shipping can help to avoid pandemics
Three Latin American cities provide effective road safety lessons using a holistic management approach to a culture hooked on speed. Continue reading Safer arterial roads in Latin America: lessons from Bogotá, Fortaleza and Mexico City
Transporting massive amounts of containers across the high seas has much in common with the business of rearing dairy cows or growing wheat – and alternative thinking about agriculture holds lessons for the maritime industry, says Olaf Merk I have not always worked on maritime transport. One of my first assignments at the OECD was to conduct a Rural Policy Review of the Netherlands. This … Continue reading Why container shipping is a lot like farming
If you are looking for a user-friendly, safe and accessible mobility system, involve female transport users and workers. By Emma Latham-Jones Every step made to improve the experience of women in transport is a win for everyone. When policy makers address gender issues in transport, they increase accessibility for all. What this means is taking a user-centric approach: every single transport user is the focus. … Continue reading Put Women In The Driver’s Seat
The shared e-scooters floating around Paris may have emitted 12 000 tonnes of additional greenhouse gases over the course of one year, according to a new study. Are the popular micro-vehicles good fun, but not good for the climate? by Anne de Bortoli The sudden arrival of massive numbers of shared electric scooters in many cities around the world since 2017 has triggered considerable resentment … Continue reading Scooting Around: Are Shared E-Scooters Good Or Bad For The Environment?