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Bus Travel: the Conscientious Choice?

Coach/bus travel on the whole has a bit of a poor reputation: you may envision a miserable journey on a Megabus or National Express (or Greyhound or Trailways) with only the bleak view and only other tightly-packed passengers for company. While this may be the case in the UK and US, travelling by coach across […]

November 19th

Environmental Defense Fund: Reinventing Transit – 11 Innovative Solutions in Communities Across America

This week’s post is by Edward Burgess, coauthor of Environmental Defense Fund’s new report Reinventing Transit. Last week, Congressman James Oberstar, chair of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, was slated to speak at the launch of EDF’s new report Reinventing Transit — but he got stuck in traffic! The irony was not lost on […]

April 29th

What’s Your Dream For American Transit?

Gas costs have skyrocketed, and with them, the cost of flying.  This greenie isn’t 100% upset: with the cost of fuel increasing exponentially in the past few years, people are examining their transportation patterns and needs and trying to find cost- and fuel-effective methods of getting from Point A to Point B.  Smaller, more fuel-efficient […]

September 17th