Roads and transportation

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The Roads and Transportation society is for engineers with an interest in road and rail design, transport planning and traffic engineering.

The Active Travel Series shares knowledge on the planning, design and delivery of walking and cycling schemes. The free-to-attend webinars are delivered by the National Transport Authority in collaboration with the Engineers Ireland Roads and Transportation Society. Learn more here

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Roads and Transportation in the Engineers Journal

Turn your old bike into an electric one with practical converter kit

Convert, don't replace, your old friend with Swytch's eBike practical kit. 

 

The CO2 shortage is still on: Here's why it could lead to empty shelves

Can we really capture CO2 from the air?

Making roadway spending more sustainable

Researchers find novel tools can improve the sustainability of road networks on a limited budget. 

Are overhead motorway lines the answer for electric haulage?

Electric trucks require heavier batteries than e-cars and have a limited long-distance range, writes former Engineers Ireland president Chris Horn.

What will post-Covid public transport commute look like?

Health expectations mean days of packed public transport appear numbered, writes former Engineers Ireland president Dr Chris Horn.

How future trains could be less noisy

Rail transportation is core to Europe’s plans to become carbon neutral by 2050, but noisy trains are an obstacle that will need to be first overcome.

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