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Top 25 Eco Transportation Ideas in July

From Zero Emission Ships to Driverless Train Concepts

— July 30, 2017 — Autos
The top July 2017 eco transportation ideas explore a range of sustainable transportation ideas from small-scale individual commuter pods and electric scooters to large-scale cargo ships.

The use of innovative manufacturing technologies like 3D printing has created tons of new opportunities in the world of sustainable design, especially when it comes to reinventing tried-and-true materials. For instance, a 3D-printed, fully functional canoe was made with a thin concrete framework.

In terms of large-scale eco transportation, the Yara Birkeland from Yara and Kongsberg is being launched as a zero-emission cargo ship that's also fully electric and autonomous. When it comes to transporting a mix of cargo and passengers, 42 Technology developed a concept called the Adaptable Carriage that promises to maximize the space available on a trip. Whether it is a small design improvement or a large-scale sustainable vehicle development, these innovative ideas offer improvements to better the future of transportation.
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Redesigned Electric Ridables
Redesigned Electric Ridables
Mark Cuban's 'MOOV' is a New and Improved Hoverboard
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Masculine Motorcycle Redesigns
Masculine Motorcycle Redesigns
This Restyled Honda CB550 Features a Sleek and Powerful Design
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Transformative Train Carriages
Transformative Train Carriages
42 Technology's Adaptable Carriage Makes the Most of Unsold Seats
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Beefy Electric Bicycles
Beefy Electric Bicycles
The Strom Bike is Designed to Conquer Both City Streets and Sandy Beaches
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Sunlight-Optimizing Solar Vehicles
Sunlight-Optimizing Solar Vehicles
This Solar-Powered Car Maximizes Sunlight Exposure When Parked
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Quick-Charging Electric Buses
Quick-Charging Electric Buses
Hyundai's 'Elec City' Bus is Fully Charged in Just Over an Hour
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Electric Canadian Supercars
Electric Canadian Supercars
The Dubuc Motors Tomahawk Has a Claimed 0-60 MPH Time of 2.0 Seconds
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Eco Taxi Services
Eco Taxi Services
Quebec's Teo Taxis are Equipped With Free Wi-Fi and Tablets
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Thief-Proof Bike Racks
Thief-Proof Bike Racks
Portland's Bike Racks are Designed So Bike Thieves Can't Cut Through Them
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Greenery-Adorned City Buses
Greenery-Adorned City Buses
The 'Forest Bus' in Taipai Acts as a Mobile Greenhouse
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Woven Bamboo Bicycles
Woven Bamboo Bicycles
The HERO Bike is a Sustainable Bike Made with a Bamboo Frame
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Driverless Train Concepts
Driverless Train Concepts
This Train From CRRC Zhuzhou Runs on Paint Lines Instead of Rails
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Electric Flying Quads
Electric Flying Quads
The Neva AirQuadOne Flying Vehicle is the First of Its Kind
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Smart Bike Rack Systems
Smart Bike Rack Systems
Bikeep Smart Bike Rack Connects to You Phone to Safely Lock Your Bike
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Zero Emissions Cargo Ships
Zero Emissions Cargo Ships
This Fully Electric Autonomous Ship Will Hit the Seas in 2018
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Customizable Commuter Pods
Customizable Commuter Pods
'InMotion' Autonomous Commuting Vehicles Boast Changing Interiors
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Bicycle Gravel Guards
Bicycle Gravel Guards
This FLECTR Design is Like a Windshield Protector for One's Bike
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3D-Printed Concrete Canoes
3D-Printed Concrete Canoes
ETH Zurich Developed an Ultra-Lightweight 3D-Printed Canoe
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Eco-Focused Urban Bike Paths
Eco-Focused Urban Bike Paths
The Radbahn Berlin Would Be Berlin's First Covered Bike Path
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Elongated Two-Person Bikes
Elongated Two-Person Bikes
The 'REVO' Bike is Composed of 3D-Printed Materials
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Surfer-Friendly Motorcycles
Surfer-Friendly Motorcycles
The 'Dues Sea Sider' is a Nostalgic Surf Board-Carrying Motorcycle
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Smart Electric Scooters
Smart Electric Scooters
The Unu Electric Scooter Delivers Top Speed No Matter the Charge Level
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Italian Cocktail-Inspired Bicycles
Italian Cocktail-Inspired Bicycles
Bice Bicycles Based This Cycle Design Around an Aperol Spritz
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Space-Highlighting Bike Lights
Space-Highlighting Bike Lights
Michelin's ‘Bikesphere’ Protects Cyclists with a Red Ring of Lasers
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Oversized Tire Scooters
Oversized Tire Scooters
The Phat Scooter Offers Easy Balancing and Enhanced Shock Handling
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