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Development Banks Vow $175 Billion For Clean Transport

Reuters | Posted 08.20.2012 | Green

By Valerie Volcovici RIO DE JANEIRO, June 20 (Reuters Point Carbon) - The world's eight largest development banks said on Wednesday th...

What Ever Happened to Public Transportation?

John Robbins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
John Robbins

We're now seeing where our obsession with the private car and truck has taken us -- into gridlock, pollution, and dependence on imported oil.

Convoys May Replace Carpools As A Greener Way To Travel

EcoSalon | Liz Lewis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

The project, based on the concept of linking vehicles together using wireless sensors, is aimed at finding an inexpensive and environmentally friendly...

Sarah Palin's Fall Speaking Tour

Patti Prairie | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Patti Prairie

While one's individual actions -- such as bringing one less bag next time they have to fly -- might seem incidental for any given person, the collective force of a country of people all making small choices can be astonishing.

America is Fu... eled

Hillary Newman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Hillary Newman

"Fuel" tells the story of Josh Tickell's quest to spread awareness about biodiesel as an alternative energy source. After watching the film, I wanted more. So I set up an interview.

Utah Scores $91M In Stimulus Money For Light Rail

KSTU | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

SALT LAKE CITY - The U.S. Transportation Department has announced that the Utah Transit Authority will get $90.9 Million in stimulus funds for a light...

Bike-Sharing: An Idea Whose Time has Come

Michael Graham Richard | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Michael Graham Richard

After the great success of high-tech bike-sharing program in places like Paris, with its Velib, and Barcelona, among others, it's about time for the U...

Bike-Sharing Around The World | Andrew Posner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

What is Bike-Sharing? If you are at all familiar with the Zip Car model of car-sharing, then you should already undersand how bike-sharing works. Esse...

Bike-Powered Business Booming In Portland

Wend Magazine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

"I think the recent explosion in biking is both a return on our communities' investments in encouragement programs and infrastructure - bike lanes, pa...

CarSharing 2.0: Give Us Many Transportation Options (Please!)

Graham Hill | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Graham Hill

Do you find yourself using a big car or truck when something smaller would do the job? Would you book an electric bike or golf cart or folding bike to cut your carbon footprint?

100-MPG Hybrid Evokes Classic 1963 Corvette

Wired | Ben Mack | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

The Progressive Automotive X Prize has drawn a lot of impressive cars, but one of the coolest has to be a carbon fiber-bodied, Corvette-inspired biodi...

Green Smoke and Mirrors: A Voice of Reason On Israel's Electric Car Hype

Karin Kloosterman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Karin Kloosterman

Today, with Renault-Nissan signed on to build the first prototype (it was released a couple of weeks ago), it seems that Israel could be the world's first to pilot test the electric car on a national scale.

Does Terrorism Make us Travel Greener?

Mairi Beautyman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Mairi Beautyman

The other day a friend mentioned his drug of choice for an upcoming flight: Anxiety pill Xanax. When I asked if he was afraid of flying, he said no, he was afraid of checking in.