The Urbanist

Cleaner transport

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31 March 2022

Episode 546

30 minutes

What are some of the ways in which cities are ensuring that transport systems join the green revolution? We look at the electrification of buses, the return of a cable car in Zagreb and a subway expansion in Stockholm.

31 March 2022

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Chapter 1

12 minutes


Photo: First Bus Glasgow

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Chapter 1

Heliox: electrifying buses

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How does transport transition from filling up to plugging in? We meet Michael Colijn, the Group CEO at Heliox, which is developing charging systems for larger urban transport vehicles.

12 minutes

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Chapter 2

7 minutes

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Chapter 2

Zagreb’s cable car returns

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In Croatia’s capital, residents are celebrating the return of a much-loved cable car after a 15 year hiatus: the Sljeme over mount Medvednica. Now the city wants to integrate the 5km ride with the bus and tram network.

7 minutes

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Chapter 3

9 minutes

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Chapter 3

Stockholm’s expanding subway network

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Stockholm has long incentivised public transport use and now the city is expanding its subway network. Maddy Savage reports from the north end of the future line at Fridhemsplan station.

9 minutes

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Stockholm’s expanding subway network

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