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Kunming, Beijing conferences set new directions for world

China Daily 23 Oct 2021
... and sustainable transport ... "We have made huge efforts to overcome the impacts of the pandemic," said Zhang, adding that President Xi Jinping attended the leaders' summit of COP15 and the opening ceremony of the Sustainable Transport Conference, and delivered important remarks.

Budget 2021: English city regions to get £6.9bn for public transport

BBC News 23 Oct 2021
England's city regions are set to receive billions of pounds to improve public transport in next week's Budget ... Labour's Andy Burnham said the cash was "an important first step towards a London-style public transport system for Greater Manchester".

Luxembourg legalises growing of cannabis in the home

Irish Independent 23 Oct 2021
The move legalises the trade in and possession of cannabis seeds, which people will be allowed to buy in shops, online or import from abroad. A ban on the consumption and transport of cannabis and cannabis products, excluding seeds, in public will remain in place.

Revival of ancient Silk Road to strengthen regional connectivity: Pakistani envoy

Xinhua 23 Oct 2021
In his remarks at a virtual briefing on the 15th meeting of the Conference of the Parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity (COP15) and the UN Global Sustainable Transport Conference, Munir Akram commended the Chinese government for successfully convening these two important meetings.

Officials applaud Walkable Olean Phase II work at ribbon cutting

Olean Times Herald 23 Oct 2021
Frank Cirillo, Director at NYSDOT Region 5 in Buffalo, said transportation projects are important to communities because they create jobs and are a foundation of the economy as well as enhance the livability of cities and towns in New York ... Transportation Alternatives Program and part of the city’s annual State Consolidated Street and.

Service contracting is not 'libreng sakay'

The Manila Times 22 Oct 2021
SERVICE contracting is an important reform that provides stability and financial viability for road-based public transport ... In cities like London and Singapore, which rely on service contracting for their public buses, fare revenue goes to a public transport agency while bus operators provide services under performance-based contracts.

Consortium emphasizes need to accelerate vaccination for safe PH economy opening

Manila Bulletin 22 Oct 2021
To reinforce the importance of vaccination and increase demand, the groups also proposed vaccine incentives for the fully vaccinated, allowing more mobility and unrestricted access to restaurants, gyms, tourism and other establishments and all forms of public transportation, as well as at airports and seaports.

Chengdu-Chongqing economic circle, China's new economic engine

People Daily 22 Oct 2021
-- The Chengdu-Chongqing economic circle is another important regional development strategy, following the Beijing-Tianjin-Hebei region, the Yangtze River Delta and the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area ... "Developed transportation system is an important symbol of a world-class metropolitan area.

Govt considering 5% quota for EV parking in existing buildings

The Times of India 22 Oct 2021
At the meeting on Friday, area parking plans prepared based on guidelines of the transport department and in consultation with RWAs, market associations etc., were discussed ... Most importantly use more public transport, which will address a lot of these issues from the grassroots level,” he said in a statement.

Nature-inspired coatings could power tiny chemistry labs for medical testing and more

Phys Dot Org 22 Oct 2021
Our new technology can directionally transport not only water droplets, but also low surface tension liquids that easily spread on most surfaces.". The innovation has important implications for microfluidics, a field where small quantities of liquids are transported within tiny channels, often less than a millimetre wide.

Electric vehicle grant scheme for taxis hits budget limit

The Irish Times 22 Oct 2021
A spokeswoman for the Department of Transport said the “greening” of the taxi fleet was seen as an important initiative in Government, “as these are high-mileage vehicles mainly based in towns and cities, and moving these to EVs will reduce not just CO2 but harmful air emissions”.

Flying With Your Pet? It Just Got a Lot More Difficult.

Yahoo Daily News 22 Oct 2021
A ban on the import of dogs into the United States from 113 countries has forced Harvey, who lives in Columbus, Ohio, to rework her plans ... It comes, the federal agency says, after the pandemic surge in dog adoptions led to a spike in falsified health documents from international pet importers.

Fiji to reopen clubs, bars in November as vaccination rate reaches 80 pct 22 Oct 2021
... Commerce, Trade, Tourism and Transport's protocols, said the statement ... Minister for Commerce, Trade, Tourism and Transport Faiyaz Koya stressed the importance of creating a safe environment for businesses to re-open amid the pandemic.

After two years, panel reviews all parking plans in Delhi

Hindustan Times 22 Oct 2021
The committee is headed by Delhi transport minister Kailash Gahlot ... “I also urge citizens to park responsibly and try to switch to EVs, and most importantly use more public transport, which will address a lot of these issues from the grass-root level,” the minister added.

EHang and Shenzhen Expressway to Jointly Develop Smart City Transportation Network

Kentucky New Era 22 Oct 2021
In addition, as an important partner of EHang 100 Air Mobility Routes Initiative, Shenzhen Expressway will join efforts with EHang to explore the innovative integration of AAV air mobility and expressway networks in smart city transportation ... Today I am very pleased to demonstrate the industry-leading smart transportation project.".