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Environment - Transport - 31.08.2020
First Arctic Survey Flights Since the Pandemic Began
First Arctic Survey Flights Since the Pandemic Began
Zu ?News Portal? German polar research aircraft start atmospheric surveys over the Arctic Ocean Following a five-month mandatory delay due to the coronavirus pandemic, yesterday (30 August) the two Ge

Computer Science - Transport - 26.08.2020
U-M’s DARPA project aims to protect cars, trucks, spacecraft from hackers
Even the most advanced cars and other vehicles hide a rat's nest of electronics-hundreds of processors and millions of lines of code that were designed separately but now must work together under the hood for years at a time.

Computer Science - Transport - 19.08.2020
Engineers set new world record internet speed
The world's fastest data transmission rate has been achieved by a team of UCL engineers who reached an internet speed a fifth faster than the previous record.

Transport - 13.08.2020
State initiative to design ’road of the future’ connecting Detroit and Ann Arbor
DETROIT-The University of Michigan is a partner in a major mobility initiative Gov. Gretchen Whitmer announced today to develop a first-of-its-kind corridor for connected and autonomous vehicles.

Environment - Transport - 10.08.2020
3 Questions: Asegun Henry on five
3 Questions: Asegun Henry on five "grand thermal challenges" to stem the tide of global warming
"Our mission here is to save humanity from extinction due to climate change," says MIT professor.

Economics / Business - Transport - 07.08.2020

Environment - Transport - 05.08.2020
Bay Area coastal flooding triggers regionwide commute disruptions
Researchers have modeled how coastal flooding will impact commutes in the Bay Area over the next 20 years. Regions with sparse road networks will have some of the worst commute delays, regardless of their distances from the coast. For decades, the low-lying neighborhoods along the San Francisco Bay have experienced coastal flooding and the subsequent traffic disruptions.

Economics / Business - Transport - 04.08.2020

Computer Science - Transport - 29.07.2020
Predicting the unknown
Predicting the unknown
Olga Fink develops artificial intelligence algorithms for industrial assets, rolling stock and power plants.

Transport - Health - 22.07.2020
Jet aircraft exhaust linked to preterm births
A study from the UCLA Fielding School of Public Health has found that pregnant women exposed to high levels of ultrafine particles from jet airplane exhaust are 14% more likely to have a preterm birth than those exposed to lower levels.

Environment - Transport - 16.07.2020

Transport - Environment - 15.07.2020
Taxis Drive Smart City Creation
As the world has advanced technologically, the word "smart" has been applied to everything from smartphones to smart homes.

Economics / Business - Transport - 13.07.2020
Academic knowhow for predictive maintenance
Academic knowhow for predictive maintenance
An industry-academia partnership has helped ease the secure transfer of passenger baggage between aircraft and terminals at Heathrow Airport.

Transport - 02.07.2020
University of Sussex joins new £17m project to improve user experience at EV charging points
University of Sussex joins new £17m project to improve user experience at EV charging points
University of Sussex joins new £17m project to improve user experience at EV charging points The University of Sussex is part of a newly launched £17 million research project, eCharge4Drivers, designed to improve charging stations for electric vehicles (EVs).

Environment - Transport - 25.06.2020
Opinion: Five ways to kickstart a green recovery
As a worldwide recession is expected to follow in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic, Professor Raimund Bleischwitz (UCL Bartlett School of Environment, Energy & Resources) discusses five ways for the UK to implement a green recovery plan to benefit its people and the planet.

Transport - Environment - 21.06.2020
Pilot assistance system LNAS reduces noise in the approach path
Pilot assistance system LNAS reduces noise in the approach path
During more than 90 approaches to Zurich Airport conducted under the leadership of the Swiss SkyLab Foundation, researchers from Empa and the German Aerospace Center (DLR) tested an assistance system that supports pilots via a display during quiet and, at the same time, fuel-efficient approaches. The results show a measurable reduction in noise emissions and fuel consumption.

Transport - Computer Science - 16.06.2020
Self-Driving Cars That Recognize Free Space Can Better Detect Objects
It's important that self-driving cars quickly detect other cars or pedestrians sharing the road. Researchers at Carnegie Mellon University have shown that they can significantly improve detection accuracy by helping the vehicle also recognize what it doesn't see.

Transport - Social Sciences - 15.06.2020

Transport - 04.06.2020
Opinion: Transition from lockdown is changing. Here are two outcomes for future travel
Transport researcher Nicole Badstuber (UCL Science & Technology Studies) co-authors a comment with Enrica Papa (University of Westminster) on alternative methods of travel post-lockdown.

Transport - 03.06.2020
Opinion: Transition from lockdown is changing travel - here are two possible outcomes for the future
Transport researcher Nicole Badstuber (UCL Science & Technology Studies) co-authors a comment with Enrica Papa (University of Westminster) on alternative methods of travel post-lockdown.

Transport - 02.06.2020
Wisconsin’s COVID-19 stay-at-home order drove changes in state’s traffic volume
The COVID-19 pandemic and accompanying stay-athome order drove unprecedented traffic changes across Wisconsin.

Environment - Transport - 19.05.2020
Environment and energy after COVID-19
Environment and energy after COVID-19
Global carbon dioxide emissions are down dramatically in the wake of COVID-19. A new study pinpoints where energy demand has dropped the most, estimates the impact on annual emissions and points the way to a less polluted future.

Computer Science - Transport - 19.05.2020
Successful retrofitting of VW diesel
Successful retrofitting of VW diesel
Using exhaust gas measurements taken from the roadside, a team from the University of York and Empa was able to prove the Dieselgate scandal has led to positive results. The forced retrofitting of thousands of VW diesel engines saves the environment throughout Europe considerable amounts of Nitrogen oxide (NO x ).

Computer Science - Transport - 19.05.2020
Successful retrofitting of VW diesel engines
Successful retrofitting of VW diesel engines
Using exhaust gas measurements taken from the roadside, a team from the University of York and Empa was able to prove the Dieselgate scandal has led to positive results. The forced retrofitting of thousands of VW diesel engines saves the environment throughout Europe considerable amounts of Nitrogen oxide (NO x ).

Economics / Business - Transport - 04.05.2020
Transportation economics in the age of coronavirus
The global economy is seeking to recover from the crisis caused by the novel coronavirus pandemic, with the expected return to normalcy that could take several months, if not more.

Environment - Transport - 23.04.2020
Pandemics and Pollution: A Conversation with Atmospheric Scientist Paul Wennberg
Editor's note: This piece is part of an ongoing series  on Caltech scientists who are researching the COVID-19 pandemic, each according to their own specialty.

Transport - 14.04.2020
Big differences in effects of congestion on access to jobs by car
Annual nationwide data from the Accessibility Observatory at the University of Minnesota revealed significant differences among major U.S. cities in how well they are coping with the congestion.

Astronomy / Space Science - Transport - 10.04.2020
Spacecraft is designed to survive fire, surfs its own wave
Spacecraft is designed to survive fire, surfs its own wave
Aerospace pioneer's new waverider concept is part space capsule, part hypersonic glider   Patrick Rodi's new idea for surfing is far out, fast and white hot.

Transport - Environment - 07.04.2020
Failed freeways are a road to nowhere
Freeways have failed to solve traffic congestion, but transport planners globally are hesitant to remove or rethink them, according to University of Queensland research.

Transport - Social Sciences - 25.03.2020
Women 10% more likely than men to report feeling unsafe on city public transport
A worldwide study of 327,403 metro and bus passengers found that women are ten per cent more likely to feel unsafe than men on urban public transport.

Health - Transport - 27.02.2020
Operation Mend receives customized shuttle bus to help veterans
Veterans who are receiving treatment through UCLA Health's Operation Mend will get some help navigating Los Angeles traffic on their way to and from appointments thanks to a new specially modified sh

Environment - Transport - 27.02.2020
Deep cuts in greenhouse emissions are tough but doable, experts say
Deep cuts in greenhouse emissions are tough but doable, experts say
Speakers at MIT climate symposium outline the steps needed to achieve global carbon neutrality by midcentury.

Transport - 26.02.2020
Data guides key transportation and land-use policy decisions
Annual nationwide data from the Accessibility Observatory at the University of Minnesota, that measures access to jobs by transit, is guiding key transportation and land-use policy decisions.

Transport - 10.02.2020

Transport - 10.02.2020

Transport - Environment - 07.02.2020
Should Australia ban petrol cars?
Should Australia ban petrol cars?
Britain has announced it will ban petrol and hybrid cars by 2035. University of Sydney experts comment on whether Australia can and should adopt a similar policy.

Transport - Innovation - 30.01.2020
US Department of Transport discusses electric vehicles, smart cities at Imperial
US Department of Transport discusses electric vehicles, smart cities at Imperial
The US Department of Transport's Deputy Assistant Secretary for Research and Technology, Diana Furchtgott-Roth visited the College last week.

Transport - 28.01.2020

Transport - 23.01.2020
Commercial air travel is safer than ever
Commercial air travel is safer than ever
The rate of passenger fatalities has declined yet again in the last decade, accelerating a long-term trend.

Transport - Mechanical Engineering - 20.12.2019
Autonomous DeLorean drives sideways to move forward
Autonomous DeLorean drives sideways to move forward
Engineers in Stanford's Dynamic Design Lab are teaching a driverless DeLorean to steer with the agility and precision of a human driver with a goal of improving how autonomous cars handle in hazardous conditions.

Mechanical Engineering - Transport - 17.12.2019

Astronomy / Space Science - Transport - 10.12.2019

Transport - 26.11.2019
Should Santa deliver by drone?
Should Santa deliver by drone?
A new routing algorithm anticipates the day trucks and drones cooperate to drop packages at your doorstep quickly and efficiently We instead propose solutions for a truck that moves continuously, while a drone flies out and returns to the truck as it proceeds along its route.

Transport - Innovation - 06.11.2019
Aviation Innovation
With all of the amenities of a mini city, research takes flight at Pittsburgh International Airport Carnegie Mellon University's research partnership with Allegheny County Airport Authority began six years ago where most trips start: in the parking lot.

Transport - 30.10.2019

Materials Science - Transport - 30.10.2019
Bio-materials herald new chapter in Australian auto manufacturing
Bio-materials herald new chapter in Australian auto manufacturing
University of Queensland researchers are developing a new generation of sustainable composite materials designed specifically for electric vehicles.
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