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Green Commuting

Rented Teslas, and Other Methods for a Greener Commute

Shane Paul Neil | Posted 10.13.2014 | Green
Shane Paul Neil

I live in New York City and have come to endure my daily commute. Now, with clients in Silicon Valley, I'm frequently flying, and it's got me thinking: What kind of global footprint am I leaving? So I did some digging.

Share the Road and the Future

Michael Brune | Posted 07.15.2012 | Green
Michael Brune

Bicycle commuting in the U.S. was up by 40 percent from 2000 to 2010. That's great, but it's only scratching the surface of how biking could transform our country.

Time to Gear Up for International Walk to School Day

Beckley Mason | Posted 12.04.2011 | San Francisco
Beckley Mason

On Wednesday, October 5th, students will join up for International Walk to School Day. Alameda county's participation is representative of the momentum that the "Walk to School" movement is gaining around the country and the world.

5 States Where Women Barely Dare to Bike Commute

treehugger.com | April Streeter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Dedicated bike commuting is grew about 38% in the last eight years. But if women are truly the indicator species for a successful bike infrastructure,...

Danish Happiness...Does It All Come Down To A Green Commute?

Graham Hill | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Graham Hill

Once again, the Danes come out on top in the 2008 World Values Survey's happiness statistics. How is it that this chilly, windy nation of five-and-a-h...

No, Seriously: Republicans Don't Get It

Rep. Earl Blumenauer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Rep. Earl Blumenauer

Investment in bike paths will not only improve our economy, and take our country in the right direction for the future; it is exactly the kind of investment the American people want.

Los Angeles Auto Show - It's a wrap!

Steve Parker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Steve Parker

How anxious are the Detroit Three carmakers to make sales? My wife and I were at the Los Angeles Auto Show last night, "Black Friday," at the Los Ang...

California Sets Incentives For Cities To Green Transportation

AP | STEVE LAWRENCE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger signed legislation Tuesday that attempts to ease greenhouse gas emissions by giving priority to ...

Recumbent Bicycles High on Comfort, Gawkers

LATimes.com | Janet Cromley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

WE'RE careening down a residential street in Long Beach's California Heights, stretched out like Olympic lugers, eye-level with a Labrador retriever r...

Bikes Help L.A. Commuters Get Around Gas Prices

Los Angeles Times | Leslie Earnest | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

High gasoline prices are fueling bicycle sales, and on some days Michael Hall's blood pressure. At least three times a week, Hall pedals to his job i...

Electric Cars Pre-Date Civil War

mental_floss | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Talk about an old idea. The first electric cars hit the scene way back in the early 1830s, 30 years before the Civil War (for the record, they're also...

Horsing Around

Jerry Zezima | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Jerry Zezima

"You can get a good horse -- not a 2008 model, but reliable -- for $2,000 to $3,000." I was even more enthusiastic when he told me that it costs only $150 a month to feed. "I spend about $80 a week on gas," I said.

Spend Less Than $1 Per Gallon

The Daily Green | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

The average price of gasoline in the United States topped $4 a gallon over the weekend for the first time in history, and Goldman Sachs predicted the ...