The TripGo trip planning app not only gives you routes and maps, but lets you know which transportation options are most efficient for that trip.
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Compressed natural gas trucks cost less to buy and less to operate, making recycling more profitable. What’s the larger environmental cost, though?
Modified shipping containers have a whole range of uses beyond transporting goods, and can save a company with remote workers lots of money.
Cleveland’s Midway project has a rails to trails feel about it: bicycling advocates want to turn old streetcar right-of-way into protected bike lanes.
The choices we make every day give us the opportunity to put the environment, and the health of future generations, first.
The prevalence of bicycles in a community is an indicator of our ability to provide affordable transportation, lower traffic congestion, reduce air pollution, increase mobility, and provide exercise to the world’s growing population.
The opening of the San Francisco Bay Area bike share on August 29, 2013, brings the combined fleet of shared bikes in the United States above 18,000, more than a doubling since the start of the year. The United States is now home to 34 modern bike-sharing programs that allow riders to easily make short trips on two wheels without having to own a bicycle.
Looking for ways to lower your carbon footprint? Making smarter transportation choices can make a big difference.
Earth Policy Institute reports on the growth of bike share programs. From their humble origins in Northern Europe, the bike share has become an available form of alternative urban transportation in much of the developed world.
New documentary Trainsforming America makes a sensible, impassioned argument for improving our options for rail travel in the United States.
Does your college or university campus offer car or bike sharing? Discounted transit passes? These are common ways to encourage students to leave their cars at home. Maine’s University of New England, though, took a unique step by implementing the country’s only river ferry service run by an academic institution.
Lower-tech forms of shipping could open up whole worlds of economic opportunity… and with marginal environmental impact, if done right. The creators of the Greenheart Project are trying to accomplish those goals with the development of a simply-designed, solar and sail-powered ship created specifically for use by some of the world’s poorest people.
Getting to the site of the annual Burning Man gathering is a challenge in itself; Bay Area-based ridesharing service Ridejoy traces its roots to helping people make this difficult trip.