"Here's an interesting photo essay on high-speed rail development in China from Time Magazine.
The crash wasn't heavily publicized in Europe, or at least in Finland (or maybe it's my summertime news blackout), but China was…"
Maglev (derived from magnetic levitation), is a system of transportation that uses magnetic levitation to suspend, guide and propel vehicles from magnets rather than using mechanical methods, such as friction-reliant wheels, axles and bearings. Maglev transport is a means of flying a vehicle or object along a guideway by using magnets to create both lift and thrust, only a few inches above the guideway surface. High-speed maglev vehicles are lifted off their guideway and thus move more…See More
"I live in a blocks of flats, so I don't have the opportunity to grow my own vegies, but if I could I really would. Since I am an agricultural engineer it would not be difficult if i have the space for it ."
Welcome to the community! As I see, You are interested in many areas, like mobility, so if You like, You can join our Moving group - and also others too - here:
Thank You for joining us. If You would like, You can also join to each group, for example the Moving group, here: http://spread2050.ning.com/group/mobility
If You want to invite your friends also, they are more than welcome! :)
What will a sustainable future mean for the way we consume? How can we fulfill individual needs more sustainably? What are the impacts of what we consume everyday? What promising sustainable consuming practices start to be revealed?See More
How should we move around? What roles do cars, public transport, walking and cycling play in society? We must consider emissions and pollution, infrastructure, spatial planning, communities, new services and traveling for work and pleasure.See More
The final conference of SPREAD Sustainable Lifestyles 2050 will be held on November 26-27 2012 in Brussels.
The findings of the SPREAD 2050 project will be showcased and discussed during the two day conference. It is a possibility to hear the first hand results of the SPREAD 2050 project. Emphasis is on how the findings can be turned into action.
You have a chance to influence how the conference…