Trains are getting increasingly faster, but as Professor Hugh Hunt from the Department of Engineering explains, the 'super-fast hyperloop' could soon see them matching air travel fo speed.
Scientists hope a new approach to planning road infrastructure that could increase crop yield in the Greater Mekong region while limiting environmental destruction will open dialogues between developers and the conservation community.
The largest and best-preserved Bronze Age wheel in Britain has been uncovered at Must Farm, a site described as Peterborough’s Pompeii. The wheel will extend our understanding of early technologies and transport systems.
A new online resource, which summarises the implications of climate change for specific sectors of the economy, has been produced and made freely available by the Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership.
An investigation into how the transport suppliers employed by multinational companies contributes to the spread of HIV in Sub-Saharan Africa urges companies to take action.
Mimicking a natural process perfected over billions of years to capture solar energy, researchers are creating artificial photosynthetic systems that will turn air and water into transport fuel.
Whether it’s a bag of oranges or a tank full of petrol, the commodities we rely on will have come down the motorway in a fleet of lorries crisscrossing the country to keep supermarket shelves full and fuel reservoirs topped up. Now a new Centre will look at how road freight can be made more sustainable.
A new project has shown that by using existing sources of information about traffic flow it is possible to create a minute-by-minute image of congestion in cities.