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Commuting by Bike in L.A. Can Be Harder than It Seems

According to a 2010 U.S. Census Bureau survey, 43 percent more Americans commute by bicycle than did in 2000 - and 70 percent…
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The Muv-e Scooter: The Latest In Green City Travel

The brainchild of Israeli automotive designer Amir Zaid, the Muv-e scooter takes up where most collapsible electric scooters leave off. Its three large…
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Ready to Ditch Your Car? E-Bike Company EVELO Wants to Hear from You

EVELO founder, Boris Mordkovich, continues his quest to get the word out about electric bicycles, by kicking off the 30-day electric bike challenge…
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Century-Old Discovery from WWI May Fuel Future Cars

A century ago, Jewish chemist Chaim Weizmann invented a method of producing acetone for explosives – helping the British with WWI efforts. Now,…
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$20 Recyclable Cardboard Bicycle Is Now A Reality

Israeli inventor Izhar Gafni, along with his business partner Nimrod Elmish, will soon begin the mass-production of a cardboard bike. The durable, lightweight…
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Growing Green – and Community – in DC

From (a)pples to(Z)ipcars, the Washington, DC metro area has been experiencing a “green” transformation. With the upcoming DC Green Festival now in its…
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No Company Commuter Shuttle? Bay Area’s RidePal Has The Answer

RidePal was founded a little over a year ago, with the goal of bringing company shuttle services to people working for smaller organizations…

What Should We Do With All the Gas Pumps?

What will happen to all those gas pumps when they are no longer needed?
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Radical Sharing for the New Industrial Revolution

The access economy, also known as collaborative consumption, is characterized by the sharing of goods, space, services and expertise, in innovative ways; typically…
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Bike Culture at Levis: Built to Last

Bike commuter culture at Levi Strauss & Co. started small and is now an integrated part of the company's culture.

Seamless Transport Systems for Green Benefits

Seamless transportation networks can be a boon to green growth and investment.
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Duo to Ride Across America By Electric Bike to Promote Awareness

Last week, a team of two cyclists, Boris Mordkovich and Anna Mostovetsky, began a two and a half month, 4,000 mile ride across…
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Fiat and Chrysler: Va Bene on Sustainability

Fiat and Chrysler release a comprehensive sustainability report and we've got the highlights.
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Harley-Davidson Embraces Sustainability, but Will Its Customers?

As Harley-Davidson begins to ramp up their sustainability initiatives, it's unclear how the company will balance the masculine, rebel-like nature of the brand…
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Bad Karma: $100K Plug-in Hybrid Dies Before Consumer Reports Can Test It

The Fisker Karma, a high performance luxury plug-in hybrid electric vehicle, broke down in the parking lot of Consumer Reports before they could…