New documentary Trainsforming America makes a sensible, impassioned argument for improving our options for rail travel in the United States.
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I have lived in Europe on two occasions now — for five months in the Netherlands (two years ago) and for ten months in Poland (currently). I have been green-minded since I was a young child, and knew that Europe did better on many green issues. Nonetheless, to come here and live here has given […]
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 […]
This post is by Andy Darrell, vice president for Living Cities at Environmental Defense Fund. The high cost of gas has pushed retail gas purchases down 2 to 3 percent. What are people doing instead? Taking public transportation! The first quarter report from the American Public Transportation Association (APTA) found that use of public transportation […]