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Navigating the Rapids of Culture Change: This Week In Daily Giving

Ari Nessel | Posted 06.10.2014 | Impact
Ari Nessel

Changing ourselves changes the world. In 2013, a group of daily givers, myself included, committed to provide seed funding to a fledgling social ch...

BMW Unveils i3 Electric Car

AP | Posted 09.29.2013 | Business

FRANKFURT, Germany -- BMW AG is showing off the production model of its new i3 electric compact that uses carbon-fiber materials to keep the weight do...

I Am Car-Less in Los Angeles

Vivian Liao | Posted 04.23.2013 | Los Angeles
Vivian Liao

I gave up my car last July. Yes, you read that right. And it's been seven months of car-less bliss. continue to bike/bus/walk/hitch rides to get around.

Change Is In The Air For Gigantic Car-Free Party

2012-07-09-ScreenShot20120709at3.38.20PM.jpg | Posted 07.09.2012 | Los Angeles

This story comes courtesy of LA Streetsblog. By Damien Newton Change is in the air for CicLAvia, the gigantic car-free party that has changed th...

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WATCH: Tube Travel May One Day Take You From D.C. To Beijing In Two Hours

HuffingtonPost.com | David Moye | Posted 03.31.2012 | Weird News

Some people spend their life watching the tube, but Daryl Oster is spending his trying to get people to travel in one. With experience that include...

Seven-Person Bike Used as Schoolbus and to Fight Obesity (VIDEO)

Kirsten Dirksen | Posted 12.20.2011 | Green
Kirsten Dirksen

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New York Bike Lanes Are All the Rage

Steve Nelson | Posted 12.17.2011 | New York
Steve Nelson

For 55 years I've ridden and raced bicycles. In these years I have never run into a human being. The respect is not reciprocal. Yet New Yorkers seem acutely interested in seeing that I, and other cyclists, mind our manners.

Moving Planet: A Tale of Two Cities

Kelly Rigg | Posted 11.27.2011 | Green
Kelly Rigg

Jobs and presidents have come and gone, but my bike has outlasted them all. And wherever I am on this planet, it remains my favorite way to move.

WATCH: Britain's 'First National Electric Highway'

Posted 09.26.2011 | Green

In this video, a BBC News correspondent tests a new electric vehicle from Mitsubishi, and visits one of the plug-in charging stations in a growing net...

Why Biking Is More Patriotic Than Flag Waving

Jay Walljasper | Posted 09.16.2011 | Green
Jay Walljasper

So how do we get more Americans to bike? The biggest obstacle right now is that people see bicyclists as an exotic species -- macho, ultra-fit, almost entirely young, white and male, clad in Lycra or spandex, who ride like madmen all over city streets.

WATCH: New Car Runs On Air

The Huffington Post | Joanna Zelman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

There are cars that run on gas, electricity, vegetable oil, even human waste, and now there is a car that runs on air. The AirPod has been created in...

Know Before You Go: Dozens Of Streets Closed For CicLAvia

Los Angeles Times | Kate Linthicum | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

Road closures for the CicLAvia event will affect L.A. traffic on Sunday. From 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., portions of a dozen streets will be closed to car tr...

Uncommon Ground Rooftop Farm Update: Week 5

Dave Snyder | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Dave Snyder

Tomatoes, peas, peppers are all starting to move into high gear.

A Clunky Way to Spend Billions

Charles Karel Bouley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Charles Karel Bouley

The recent Cash for Clunker legislation passed by Congress as part of the $106 billion war funding bill is a complete and total waste of a billion dollars short term, four billion long term.

Motorcycles, Bicycles, and the Power of Choice

Arthur Rosenfeld | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Arthur Rosenfeld

Every day when I mounted my motorcycle I knew it might be my last, and when I got home safely I breathed an enormous sigh of relief that I had lived another day.