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Why you should join The EB Circle

Eco-Business has unveiled a new membership programme called The EB Circle for its growing community. Join us and be part of the global sustainable development story.
Source: Eco Business – Why you should join The EB Circle

San Francisco tightens regulations on delivery robots

A new ordinance will make it difficult for businesses to test delivery robots in real-life situations.

Source: Sustainable Cities Collective – San Francisco tightens regulations on delivery robots

Report: Feds will allocate more transportation funds to states that raise taxes to pay for infrastructure

Infrastructure plans have fallen by the wayside as the Trump administration has prioritized repeal of Obamacare, tax reform and other initiatives. 

 

Source: Sustainable Cities Collective – Report: Feds will allocate more transportation funds to states that raise taxes to pay for infrastructure

San Francisco rolls out citywide demand-based parking prices

The city is the first in the U.S. to implement this type of a program at all of its meters and garages.

Source: Sustainable Cities Collective – San Francisco rolls out citywide demand-based parking prices

Australia launches database for evaluating its largest cities

The system displays gathered information about 21 cities based on key productivity metrics.

Source: Sustainable Cities Collective – Australia launches database for evaluating its largest cities

New Hampshire becomes the first state to opt out of FirstNet

The state will use an alternative service provider to build and maintain is emergency communications network.

Source: Sustainable Cities Collective – New Hampshire becomes the first state to opt out of FirstNet

Lyft now offering self-driving rides in Boston

The vehicles are operated by nuTonomy, which touts this partnership as the "first-ever public pilot between a ride-sharing company and an autonomous vehicle company" in the U.S.

Source: Sustainable Cities Collective – Lyft now offering self-driving rides in Boston

London’s great smog prompts link with Delhi

The UK has cleaner air than in 1952 when the great smog of London descended on the capital – but not yet clean enough for thousands.
Source: Eco Business – London’s great smog prompts link with Delhi

In rural Indonesia, a village learns to embrace its forest through sustainability

The village of Taba Padang in southwest Sumatra was recognised by the Indonesian government for practicing the best community-based forestry management this year.
Source: Eco Business – In rural Indonesia, a village learns to embrace its forest through sustainability

Austin plans new sports and entertainment district

Some county officials have expressed interest in pursuing the project as a public-private partnership, and could break ground as early as 2018.

Source: Sustainable Cities Collective – Austin plans new sports and entertainment district