Browsing the "public transportation" Tag

How Well Does Your City’s Public Transportation Score?

February 3rd, 2014 | by Important Media Cross-Post

The website that brought renters, homebuyers, and realtors a powerful index of walkability has done it again, this time for public transit (source: walkscore.com). At the end of January, Matt Lerner, CTO of Walk Score, announced a new ranking of the&hellip


Green Senior Living & Lifestyle Choices: Five Ideas for Eco-Minded Elders

May 30th, 2013 | by Guest Author

Some estimates suggest that the 85 and older population is going to more than triple over the next 40 years. And yet the environmental movement rarely discusses their need as a separate demographic. Today’s seniors, as well as seniors in generations to come, may be wondering what they can do to join the green movement and live more sustainable lives


The Pain of Getting on the Train

March 16th, 2009 | by robinshreeves

Last year, I practically waxed poetic about my public transportation trip into Philadelphia for GreenFest Philly. Yesterday, I again took


How Green Is Your City? SustainLane’s 2008 Sustainable City Rankings

September 22nd, 2008 | by reenymal

SustainLane, a San Francisco based green media company has just announced its brand new U.S. city rankings today. Starting in 2005, SustainLane went through an exorbitant examination of sustainability initiatives in U.S. cities looking at a variety of factors: average traffic commutes, affordable housing, waste diversion, green space, energy usage, green buildings, natural disaster risk, air quality, water quality, public transportation, local food sources, and government innovations. James Elsen, the founder of SustainLane explains it in his article What’s A Sustainable City, Anyway ?



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