Category Archives: Transportation

Unique pedal powered vehicles that will blow your mind

Who said only bicycles could be powered by pedals? Pedals can be used to power so many other ideas as well, as is shown in the design ideas mentioned in this list. Given below are a series of innovative designs that rely on nothing but pedal power to power up. Take a look and be stunned at all the wonderful things a simple act like pedaling can do! Continue reading Unique pedal powered vehicles that will blow your mind

CTO of Vecna leads with example on his solar powered VW bus

Did you ever wonder if it is possible to run a vehicle powered fully by the sun? Well, earlier we have witnessed many innovations, which make brilliant use of solar panels and even solar powered air-planes, but never thought of adapting solar energy for daily commute. The CTO of healthcare brand Vecna has done just that. He has built a solar powered Volkswagen bus for his use. Continue reading CTO of Vecna leads with example on his solar powered VW bus

Green and clean public transport systems of the future

Multitudes of people take the help of public transport in order to traverse from one place to another. Public transportation systems move several people together from one destination to another, and overall manage to show a higher efficiency than individual movement. In recent years, the public transportation system has developed a lot and some amazing green futuristic transportation systems are in the pipeline, which will be ready for use in the near future, some as soon as a decade. The futuristic concepts are being designed in a way that they will be of great help to make the roads and the transport system safer, greener, and energy efficient. Read on to see some examples of aforementioned systems. Continue reading Green and clean public transport systems of the future

Most Creative Eco-Friendly Transport Solutions in the making

Technological innovations are helping people lead greener lives these days. The same goes for transport solutions, which are becoming more eco-friendly day by day. Here are five such eco-friendly transport options that are definitely worth waiting for in the days to come. Continue reading Most Creative Eco-Friendly Transport Solutions in the making

Five green transportation options that future beholds for us

Time has come for people to start recognizing the importance of non fossil fuel modes of transportation. We have to think beyond vested corporate interests and start adapting alternative ways of eco-friendly traveling. We will now look at some of the futuristic green transportation options which if brought into mainstream will reduce our dependency on fossil fuel and will be environment friendly.

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La Digue in Seychelles to adopt eco friendly transport policies

Golf cart to be introduced

The cabinet ministry of Seychelles has lately evaluated the transport policy for the island of La Digue in Seychelles. It has taken various decisions among which it has also decided to endorse a proposal for the augmented use of electric “golf” cart vehicles for tourism enterprises on La Digue.The tourism accommodation institutions will now be liable to apply for an electric golf cart which would transport people from the La Digue jetty and back. The number of the golf carts that maybe allowed by the hotel will be depending on the volume of client-transfers required by that hotel. If the demand for the transportations has fully been evaluated, the government would be putting a cap on the utmost number of electric golf carts on La Digue.A transport officer would also be selected to standardize the use of the vehicles on the island. Traffic sign board would also be introduced very soon.

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Excellent eco-friendly alternatives for company transportation

Corporate organizations and businesses use their own fleet to transport employees and clients from one place to another. Many companies provide pick and drop services for employees who work till wee hours and find it hard to get vehicles for traveling back to their home. The fume of diesel and petrol contributes to the global pollution and increases carbon emissions. By cutting down the use of petrol and diesel and inventing greener ways for company transport we can reduce global pollution to some extent. Research is going on regarding this matter and scientists are striving hard to build eco-friendly vehicles for company transportation to make this world a greener and safer place. Meanwhile some companies have understood the importance of using eco-friendly transportation and come up with alternatives. Some of these alternatives are simply unique but some others are on the verge of being called bizarre. Four amazingly eco-friendly and innovative company transportation alternatives are discussed in the following.

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Cycle Rally At Hyderabad Underscored Benefits Of Green Transport

On February 17, enthusiasts took part in maiden cycling ride known as “Hyderabad Metro Connects” commenced from Hi-Tec city in Hyderabad to Nagole since morning. A huge number of passionate bicycle riders joined the race popular as “Hyderabad Metro Connects 2013”. “L&T Metro Rail Hyderabad Ltd” organized this race together with “Atlanta Foundation”. Students, employees and many more groups participated in bicycle rally for highlighting eco-friendly ways of commuting like cycling or metro rail. IT minister of state, Ponnala Lakshmaiah flagged off the event together with V.B. Gadgil, managing director of L&THMRL.

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Minister’s Words On Hyderabad Cycling Race

According to IT minister, eco-friendly events in the state such as cycle rally can completely change the way you look at green approach. Moreover, “Hyderabad Metro Rail Project” will contribute to the progress of city and people residing in. There is no better way other than cycle rally to highlight eco-friendly means of transport that local residents can use and trust upon. Recently, state government is planning to launch bike station in the city to promote the use of cycle with an aim to reduce population and traffic. Bike station will open up great manifest ways for enthusiasts and provide cycle on rent to individuals under a corporate plan.

Highlights Of Bicycle Rally

Bicycle rally was celebrated for the very first time at diverse demonstration on June 5 2011 to commemorate “World Environment Day”. This celebration took place in the year 2011 with “Forest: Nature at Your Service” as edition’s theme to add cherished moments to celebration. In Germany, quite a significant number of bicycle enthusiasts moved through roads to unveil benefits of green transport. On this day, German government closed roads as well as motorways to allow 15,000 people to demonstrate on bicycles. Media persons popularized this bicycle rally as “Star Ride” intended to raise green awareness and improve cycling conditions.

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In India, a Noida-based bicycle manufacturer joined forces for organizing a 25-kilometer bicycle rally to promote green practices worldwide. “Delhi Cycling Club” together with 100 people participated in the rally to foster environmental awareness and exploitation of green products to the best possible extent. Significance of eco-friendly transportation mode is manifold and can help you reduce energy-consumption. After this rally, “Noida Cycling Club” witnessed a gradual increase in the number of members.

Bicycle To Emerge As Universal Means Of Transportation

In the beginning of June, bike-sharing sites reported inauguration of several bike sharing across the globe. On June 3, 2012, both women and men participated in annual cycle rally to highlight the benefits of green energy and low-carbon transportation in Shanghai. “China Communist Youth League” supported the event and presented a wonderful platform for enthusiasts to invigorate and communicate with friends. To go beyond than just getting green, numbers of people consider riding bicycle for several reasons. Without any doubt, bicycle riding can help you save a considerable amount of money that can be commuted to other work. Bicycle riding also ensures better health and fit body minimizing your requisite to drive to gym for using electric bike.

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Other than reducing CO2 emission, bicycle riding can bring about favorable impact on environment in manifest ways. As per the report of “Environmental Protection Agency”, normal car burn up 11,450 pounds CO2 to cover 12,500 miles every year. Most of the people acclimatize to the fact that emission of GHG or Greenhouse gas is solely responsible for global warming. Bicycle riding also reduced dependence of America on naturally existing fuels. This has also decreased the requisite of having more roadways thereby adding value to government fund. Above all, bicycle riding contribution to improved air quality is creditable and worth mentioning.