ENVIRONMENT & ECOLOGYGermany Testing Wireless Bus Recharge at Stops
The city of Mannheim, Germany, is about to undertake a pilot project that just might pave the way to the future for zero-emissions and low-noise public transit - electric buses that charge themselves wirelessly while waiting for passengers to get on and off at bus stops.
Reconnecting America President and CEO John Robert Smith will be attending the "Smaller Places Summit: Creating Prosperous & Sustainable Rural Communities," March 5-7, in Knoxville, Tenn. The Smaller Places Summit is a unique training opportunity that will bring together teams from 15 smaller, rural places that currently have grants through the US Housing and Urban Development Sustainable Community Initiative. The event is designed to accelerate the efforts of these grantees to build more economically vibrant, resilient, and sustainable communities across the United States.