City of Helmond

Country: Netherlands

The medium-sized Dutch city of Helmond is promoting sustainable transport by focusing on controlling heavy truck movements to help meet its air quality plan targets. It is deploying new technology aimed at achieving better truck traffic flows therefore reducing fuel use and the resulting CO2 emissions. Since December 2016, the entire bus fleets of the cities of Eindhoven and Helmond in the Netherlands are electric. This will make the public fleets the biggest zero-emissions bus fleet in all of Europe.

Related Projects: Urban FREight Energy Efficiency PiLOT (FREILOT), Compass4D. Photo by