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The Ray and NGI Release Their NextGen Highways Feasibility Study for the Minnesota Department of Transportation

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The NextGen Highways team, co-led by The Ray and NGI Consulting, today released its feasibility study for the Minnesota Department of Transportation. Findings show buried high-voltage direct current (HVDC) transmission systems can be cost-effective & located in the highway right-of-way to support clean vehicle electrification and expand grid capacity.

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The NextGen Highways team, co-led by The Ray and NGI Consulting, today released its feasibility study for the Minnesota Department of Transportation. Findings show buried high-voltage direct current (HVDC) transmission systems can be cost-effective & located in the highway right-of-way to support clean vehicle electrification and expand grid capacity.

Bus Automation: Cost-Effective Solutions for Transit Operators

A new WSP USA study explores what transit agencies and roadway authorities should be considering when implementing cost-effective transit solutions.
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In late 2017, the first publicly accessible automated transit pilot was launched in Las Vegas, capable of transporting up to eight passengers. By December 2020, the Federal Transit Administration estimated that dozens of U.S. bus automation tests were under way.  

This tremendous growth in the bus automation market is expected to quicken over the coming years. Rapid growth of the automated vehicle market may provide transit agencies with operational, financial, safety and service benefits.  

WSP USA is at the forefront of this technology evolution. 

Ambitious New Federal Vehicle Emissions Standards Are a Win for the Climate, Public Health, Consumers, and the U.S. Auto Industry

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December 20, 2021 /3BL Media/ - The vehicle emissions standards released today by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency “are an important step in the critical race to decarbonize the nation’s auto industry," Ceres said in a statement today.

New Jersey Embraces the Clean Transportation Future, Taking Steps to Accelerate the Availability of Clean Trucks

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December 21, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Ceres joins major companies with employers and operations in New Jersey to applaud the Murphy administration for adopting new rules today that will accelerate the growth of clean trucks, vans, and other large commercial vehicles.

The New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (NJDEP) approved the Advanced Clean Trucks (ACT) rule today, which requires manufacturers of medium- and heavy-duty vehicles to grow sales of zero-emission models by an increasing rate over time in the states where the policy is adopted.

By Sea, Land and Air: Decarbonizing Transportation and Logistics

By Jessica Kipp, Global Head, Supply Chain Logistics Operations HP Inc.
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This article is sponsored by HP.

Supply chain disruptions — spurred by COVID-19 shutdowns and exacerbated by severe capacity and labor shortages — are being felt in every industry, across every sector, and in every geography throughout the world. Consumers are frustrated, businesses are scrambling, and economies are struggling as producers, manufacturers, logistics providers, governments and others work to untangle the bottlenecks choking global commerce.

Virginia Aims for Dramatic Growth in Electric Trucks by Joining National Effort

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December 10, 2021 /3BL Media/ - The Commonwealth of Virginia took a step to expand its leadership role in tackling transportation-related climate pollution today, signing an agreement with 15 other states to work together to grow the market for zero-emission commercial vehicles like trucks and vans.

The Women Leading the Climate Change Fight and How We Can Support Them

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By Nicole Systrom, founder of Sutro Energy Group

Like most moms-to-be, I felt a mixture of total joy and utter terror when I learned my husband and I were expecting. My own doubts about my fitness to bring a child into this world tempered the elation I felt that…well, that I’d be bringing a child into this world!

It's Time for Maritime Transport to Get on Board With Climate Action

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After years of neglecting its responsibility to address the climate crisis, it is time for the global shipping industry to take meaningful action to eliminate its carbon footprint.

Cristiano Amon at IAA Mobility 2021: How 5G Is Driving Connected Automotive Intelligence

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Digital transformation is sweeping across all major industries and markets, including automotive and transportation.

The car is evolving, driven by an immense demand for efficiency, safety, new experiences, and services powered by greater intelligence and connectivity. Digital platforms are moving us into a new era of connected transportation, and Qualcomm Technologies’ breakthrough inventions are helping transform vehicles as we know them.

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