New inner-city transport and traffic concepts can help to steer rapid urbanisation in a more sustainable direction.
The transport industry needs to find green solutions to curb greenhouse gas emissions. The road transport industry alone is responsible for 18% of global C02 emissions. Using pallets in the freight transport industry that is made out of recyclable plastic will lower a company’s carbon footprint.
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The transport system is the backbone of South Africa’s socio-economic activities with the majority of South Africans dependent on public transport. According to the Department of Transport, it is the most rapidly growing source of greenhouse gas emissions in the country and is the second most significant source of carbon emissions.
Gautrain is an 80-kilometre rapid transit railway system under construction in Gauteng Province. The railway will link Johannesburg, Pretoria and OR Tambo International Airport and is hoped to relieve the traffic congestion in the Johannesburg – Pretoria traffic corridor (N1), as well as offer commuters a viable alternative to road transport.
Urban transport plays a major role in energy wastage and climate changing pollution
The South African National Energy Research Institute (SANERI) is hosting a Green Transport Programme. The programme is aimed at showcasing green transport technology options during the 2010 Football World Cup and beyond. To date, five projects have been identified under this programme: