Browsing: Transportation

We research new technologies and their infrastructure needs to provide cleaner, safer and more sustainable transportation options.

Climate
0 Pollution Probe Statement on Government of Canada’s proposed Locomotive Emissions Regulations
Toronto – June 20, 2016 – Pollution Probe welcomes the proposed Locomotive Emissions Regulations recently announced by the Honourable Marc Garneau, Minister of Transport. The proposed rules aim to limit harmful air pollutant emissions, or criteria air contaminants, from Canadian rail carriers by imposing increasingly stringent emission standards and reducing locomotive idling. "The railway sector is
Transportation
0 Range Anxiety = EV Angst
As part of Pollution Probe’s Electric Mobility Adoption and Prediction (EMAP) project, Environics assessed the major factors that affect a person’s decision to purchase an EV. They discovered that one of the main barriers to EV adoption is range anxiety, or how far you can travel in an EV before the charge runs out. Interestingly,
Transportation
0 B.C. Introduces New EV Rebate
If you are a resident of British Columbia, you can now take advantage of B.C.’s new Clean Energy Vehicle program, which provides rebates of up to $5,000 on the purchase or lease of a new battery electric, fuel-cell electric or plug-in hybrid electric vehicle, and $6,000 for a hydrogen fuel cell vehicle. Hydrogen fuel cell