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The Next Mile Podcast: Allie Kelly of The Ray

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Allie Kelly, executive director of The Ray shares information about how the The Ray is tangibly working toward reducing waste, increasing productivity, and transforming the everyday transportation experience for Americans.

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Allie Kelly, executive director of The Ray shares information about how the The Ray is tangibly working toward reducing waste, increasing productivity, and transforming the everyday transportation experience for Americans.

Lloyd Alter: Transportation Puzzles

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The industrial revolution ushered in an era of more efficient transportation. As history has shown us, the impact of our ability to move easily across town and across the planet is complex. It has made the world smaller but it has also given rise to the climate crisis. This week on Sea Change Radio we speak to TreeHugger‘s Lloyd Alter about innovations in the transportation space. First, we look at one of the cleanest, oldest and best forms of modern transport: the bicycle.

How Cities Are Evolving to Meet the Sharp Rise in Shipping Demands

by Emma Kantrowitz
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As online shopping cements its place in the current retail industry, cities have to contend with the rise in urban freight trips, package deliveries and other associated factors.

GM Earns 2019 ENERGY STAR® Partner of the Year for Sustained Excellence

Companywide efforts to reduce energy intensity have resulted in $164 million in cost savings since 2010
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DETROIT, April 9, 2019 /3BL Media/ General Motors will receive a 2019 ENERGY STAR® Partner of the Year Sustained Excellence Award in Energy Management for continued leadership and superior contributions to ENERGY STAR. This is GM’s eighth recognition for Sustained Excellence. GM’s commitment to reducing energy intensity since 2010 has eliminated 1.5 million tons in carbon emissions, equivalent to the electric use of 260,000 homes for a year.

Electrification Technology Gains Momentum

Over the next decade and beyond, the logistics industry is poised to take a significant leap forward through the electrification of transportation.
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Continued advances in vehicle range and cost will drive adoption of electric vehicles, while innovations in battery technology and solar energy will help address infrastructure challenges. With roughly 1,000 electric or hybrid electric vehicles already in operation in cities around the world, UPS expects to continue to lead the charge on electrification of medium-duty vehicles over the next five years.

Infographic | UPS Solutions for Urban Logistics

Growing cities and increasing e-commerce require improved urban infrastructure to meet the needs of an “on-demand” economy.
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Growing cities and increasing e-commerce require improved urban infrastructure to meet the needs of an “on-demand” economy, while reducing the pollution, congestion, and noise that come with growth. UPS is working across three key channels to provide innovative and sustainable urban logistics solutions. Learn more at ups.com/citysolutions.

How UPS Is Delivering Sustainable Urban Logistics

Cities around the world are growing more crowded every day, and this demographic shift is affecting quality of life in urban areas. At the same time, e-commerce is reshaping the way people live and work.
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Customers have become accustomed to getting nearly anything they want, when and where they want it. The convergence of these two issues is creating challenges already evident in some cities: increased congestion, smog, and noise pollution.

5 Ways to Reinvent Your Business Through the Circular Economy

You can help the planet and your business at the same time.
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Interested in how to reinvent your business through the circular economy? You can learn more about how UPS is enabling the circular economy for small business on this webinar recording.

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Interested in how to reinvent your business through the circular economy? You can learn more about how UPS is enabling the circular economy for small business on this webinar recording.

Duke Energy Proposes $76M Electric Transportation Program in North Carolina; Southeast’s Largest Utility EV Initiative Yet

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  • Critical electric vehicle funding assistance for school buses, public buses and fleet vehicles. 
  • EV charging installations at home could yield customers $1,000 rebate.
  • Proposed program will support about 2,500 new charging stations in N.C.
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  • Critical electric vehicle funding assistance for school buses, public buses and fleet vehicles. 
  • EV charging installations at home could yield customers $1,000 rebate.
  • Proposed program will support about 2,500 new charging stations in N.C.

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