Posts Tagged ‘Transportation’

Shanghai EXPO Buses are Unveiled.

Friday, April 16, 2010 0:39 Comments Off

With less than 2 weeks to go, things on the EXPO site are starting to take shape, and one of the recent highlights was the unveiling of the EXPO buses that are going to be on site moving the estimated 400,000 – 600,000 daily visitors around the site: The first batch of 40 passenger buses […]

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Chengdu Environmental News for February 2009

Tuesday, March 2, 2010 9:54 Comments Off

1. Chengdu promised: to give “one hour to the world” On February 1st, the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) announced that the Municipal Government of Chengdu had promised on January 29th that it participate in the activity of the “Earth Hour 2010” at 20:30 of March 27th, which indicated Chengdu had become the first […]

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Cool Bike Shanghai. It’s cool…

Tuesday, February 23, 2010 0:08 Comments Off

For those of you who missed out on the first Coolbike Shanghai ride, you can relive it through the clip above, a 5 minute teaser into the background, goals, and motivations of the organization. Website is on the way, with the next ride on April 18

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Green Supply Chain China Survey Results

Monday, February 22, 2010 6:41 Comments Off

Last year when preparing for my presentation at the 2009 CHaINA summit, I was given access to preliminary data from a survey that the China Supply Chain council had sent out on green practices.  The council, lead by MAx Henry, has always been (in relation to other industry groups) forward leaning on the issues and […]

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Good to Shanghai cyclists Ride to Keep the Skies Blue

Monday, December 7, 2009 8:25 Comments Off

Shanghai cyclists keep riding to keep the skies blue On Saturday Shanghai residents turned up in force to show their support for biking as a cleaner healthier transport choice for Shanghai. The launch event for Good to Shanghai; 01 Coolbike started at the Specialized store in Pu Xi, and riders set off in the winter […]

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Bike Programs Rolling Out Across China

Tuesday, November 10, 2009 8:01 Comments Off

On three separate occasions over the last few months I have spoken to, or worked with, a group in Shanghai who was looking at the opportunity of start up bike sharing programs across Shanghai, and to bring back the bike. These conversations, it seems, are ones that are going on all over China, and there […]

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New Incentive to Buy a Green Car in Shanghai: Free Plates

Monday, November 9, 2009 15:03 Comments Off

Recently, a lot of media attention has focused on how the Chinese government has been taking quick action to invest in new technologies. That one of the side benefits of the one system is speed, and this speed is needed. Here is another example. For those who have not purchased a car in Shanghai, one […]

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22 Cities Get Green Light for Subway Construction

Sunday, August 23, 2009 2:41 2 Comments

Making big infrastructural investment in China are second nature to the central party, and in an economy where big money spends can keep millions working, it only makes the decision to green light 22 new CITY metro systems. REminds me of when I accompanied the board of an Ivy LEague school to the Shanghai Urban […]

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Electonic Cars in China Face Tough Road Ahead

Wednesday, May 13, 2009 23:54 Comments Off

Last week, while attending the FCC luncheon on China’s auto sector, a bit of time was spent on the clean car segment in China.  It is a segment that has received a lot of attention lately as many of China’s firm launch their products, global investors look to China’s prowess in the battery sector, and […]

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How Volvo Saves Carbon

Sunday, May 3, 2009 2:44 Comments Off

typically when looking for ways that tranportation firms (service providers and equipment manufacturers) look to reduce their environmental footprint, I typically focus on their impact on the supply chain.  Call my myoptic. For Volvo though, they have recently released this Youtube clip (sorry China based viewers) on how they are using software to minimize their […]

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