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High-Speed Rail Unlocks Intermodal Potential

Editor’s note: This post was originally published on the Clean Fleet Report on April 7, 2009. Intermodal solutions allow people to effectively navigate major cities such as New York, Washington D.C., Paris, Madrid, and Tokyo. Subway and light-rail are especially effective, but expensive to build. As cities grow, change, and morph, not every potential route […]

April 8th

Global Warming Solutions Included in Transportation 2035

In 2035, 9 million people will be more efficient and less stressed in traveling the San Francisco Bay Area if all goes according to plan. Transportation 2035 is one of the nation’s first regional transportation plans to make reducing carbon emissions integral to such a plan. This regional plan will accommodate a 26 percent population increase compared to 1990, improve their transportation, while reducing CO2 emissions by 14 percent compared to 1990.

February 10th

Real Security after 9/11

This is a guest submission from John Addison, Publisher of the Clean Fleet Report. My ninth trip to teach a workshop at Two World Trade Center never happened because of the great tragedy 9/11. On September 11, 2001, thanks to heroes like Avel Villanueva the hundreds of people working for Sun Microsystems in Two World […]

September 11th

Back to the Garden

This is a guest submission from John Addison, Publisher of the Clean Fleet Report and an environmental writer. The warm summer breeze carried the aromas of ripe berries, almonds, fresh honey, heirloom tomatoes, and exotic mushrooms. I was like the cartoon character lifted by mouthwatering fragrances and carried to the source in a hungry trance. […]

September 6th

Everyday Olympians Bike to Glory

Editor’s Note: This is a guest submission from John Addison, Publisher of the Clean Fleet Report. After bicycling for 152 miles in 6 hours and 23 minutes in Beijing’s smoggy air, the gold medal was determined by a fraction of a second. Spain’s Samuel Sanchez willed a supreme effort to out-sprint the world’s great riders […]

August 25th