Showing posts with label transportation system. Show all posts
Showing posts with label transportation system. Show all posts

Wednesday, December 28, 2016

Madrid to Cut Traffic Volumes in Half as Pollution Rises

Madrid said on Wednesday all privately-owned cars with even-numbered registration plates will be banned from the Spanish capital's roads on Thursday to curb rising air pollution.

Sunday, December 18, 2016

Germany city Hamburg plans to test driverless buses by 2021

Germany's northern port city Hamburg is planning to test its first driverless buses by 2021, local media reported on Saturday.

Wednesday, November 23, 2016

Monday, November 21, 2016

Beijing cancels dozens of flights after season's first snowfall

Dozens of flights at the Beijing Capital International Airport have been canceled following the first snowfall of the season, authorities said Monday.

Friday, October 21, 2016

Typhoon Haima disrupts life in southern China

Offices, businesses and schools in the southern city of Shenzhen will close as Typhoon Haima is expected to hit Friday afternoon, the local flood control authorities said.

Tuesday, September 27, 2016

Plus de neuf humains sur dix respirent un air ambiant trop pollué

Pas moins de 92% des habitants de la planète vivent dans des lieux où les niveaux de qualité de l'air extérieur ne respectent pas les limites fixées par l'Organisation mondiale de la santé (OMS), selon un rapport publié mardi.

Monday, February 08, 2016

Beijing expects to ease traffic jams

Beijing plans regulate roadside parking, and improve public transport.

The ratio of green commuting is expected to reach 71 percent, said Beijing Municipal Commission of Transport in an action plan issued over the weekend.

Monday, January 18, 2016

Hundreds injured as heavy snow blankets eastern, northeastern Japan

Heavy snow hit many areas of eastern and northeastern Japan on Monday, including downtown Tokyo and other locations usually unaccustomed to snowfall, resulting in injuries to hundreds of people and disruptions to transport systems.

Tuesday, December 01, 2015

Friday, August 14, 2015

Gazprom's claim against Naftogaz grows to $29.2 bln

Russian energy giant Gazprom has increased the amount of its claims against NJSC Naftogaz of Ukraine from $23.837 billion to $29.2 billion, according to Gazprom's Quarterly Report.

Wednesday, July 01, 2015

Russia notes possible risks of gas transit to Europe through Ukraine (Alexander Novak, Energy Minister)

Russia does not want to allow risks in the course of gas transit to Europe through Ukraine, in case Ukraine does not provide gas injection to the underground storage facilities in the necessary volume, the Russian Energy Minister Alexander Novak said in an interview with Rossiya 24 channel after the trilateral meeting on gas between Russia, Ukraine and the European Union in Vienna.

Saturday, June 13, 2015

Sustainable transport essential to new global goals and low carbon economy (UN panel)

 UN, 12 June 2015 – A high-level United Nations advisory group established by Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, agreed today to take measures that could accelerate a shift toward safer, healthier, more efficient and sustainable transport systems.

Wednesday, June 03, 2015

Istanbul underwater tunnel approaching its ‘last meters’

An underground road tunnel under the mouth of the Bosphorus is meters from being completed, according to officials and project managers.

Friday, May 01, 2015

Ukraine claims over $16 bln from Gazprom under gas contracts. (Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk)

Naftogaz of Ukraine has lodged claims with the Arbitration Institute of the Stockholm Chamber of Commerce (SCC) to demand compensation of loss and amendments to a gas transit contract with Russia's Gazprom.

Monday, April 13, 2015

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

Chinese scientists have built the world’s first hydrogen-powered tram (video)

In an effort to mitigate the ridiculous amounts of smog that cloud China’s biggest cities, local scientists have teamed up to develop the world’s first hydrogen-fuelled tram.

Friday, February 27, 2015

Turkey to build giant undersea tunnel linking Asia and Europe. The tunnel will consist of two highways and a railway

Turkey announced here on Friday its plans to build a giant undersea three-floor tunnel that will pass through the Bosphorus Strait of Istanbul.

"Istanbul is a city which shapes history and deserves the best, including mega-projects" Turkey's Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu said, while presenting the new project in an event organized by the Ministry of Transportation.

Tuesday, February 10, 2015

Egypt dust storm forces Cairo, Alexandria airports to suspend landings

Egypt's two main airports have suspended landings due to a dust storm which forced two planes to make emergency landings in Cairo, the head of the state civil aviation company said on Tuesday.

EL News