Transportation

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Transportation Planning, Liquid Asphalt and the Road Ahead

Are we making policy decisions that leverage our transportation infrastructure investments? Alternative fuels and alternative-fuel based vehicles don't just have a positive impact…
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Ben & Jerry’s Tesla Road Trip for Climate Change

Ben & Jerry's is criss-crossing the U.S. for its Save Our Swirled tour in a tricked-out Tesla serving free ice cream and encouraging…
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Clean Cars, Dirty Energy: Canada’s Electric Car Dilemma

Before you pick up the keys to a new electric vehicle, you may want to check where you live and where you get…
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U.S. Bicycling Participation on the Rise

PeopleforBikes released a report detailing American bicycling participation that examines bicycle riding of any kind, not just recreational riders or transportation use. It…
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3p Weekend: 5 Signs 2015 Is the Year of the EV

We're only a few months into the year, but all signs point to 2015 being a big one for electric vehicles. So, start…
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3p Weekend: Top 10 U.S. Cities for Electric Vehicles

This week ChargePoint, the world’s largest electric vehicle (EV) charging network, released a list of the top 10 friendliest metropolitan areas for EV…
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Ford’s Parking Spotter Could Keep You From the Endless Hunt

Ford recently announced that it's teaming up with Georgia Tech to develop a Parking Spotter app. As the name suggests, this app will…
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How Driverless Cars Will Impact the Environment

Driverless cars will make it safer to text on the go, but will they be an improvement over conventional cars when it comes…
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Washington State Pursues Clean Fuels

The state of Washington just released a draft rule for a clean fuel standard. Drafted under the umbrella of the state's greenhouse gas…
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3p Weekend: 10 Cities On the Cutting Edge

This week we tip our hats to 10 cities hard at work building the urban centers of tomorrow. The future is now.
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Volkswagen, BMW Join Forces to Create EV-Charging Corridor

With a first-phase rollout of 100 charging stations, the partnership could very well give Tesla a run for its money -- with one…
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Life in 2030: Will London’s Tube Tunnels Become Underground Cycle Paths?

London's tube tunnels may one day be home to underground cycle paths, predicts Masdar Blogging Contest runner-up Jonathan Powell.
Bicycles are already commonplace in Palo Alto, but by 2030 the city may be entirely car-free, predicts Masdar blogging contest runner-up Gil Friend.

Palo Alto in 2030: How One Small City Advanced the ‘Sustainability’ Revolution

Gil Friend imagines the Palo Alto of 2030: climate positive, car-free and a vibrant laboratory for innovations that transformed the global landscape.
Irbid, Jordan's second largest city, will look significantly different in 2030, projects Masdar blogging contest runner-up

The Eco-Socio Revolution in Jordan’s Second Largest City

Irbid boasts some of the best universities in the region, but the city was plagued by high unemployment until recently.
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Is It Time to Stop Hating the Car? Maybe Not

We hated the car when they were getting 10 miles to the gallon. As cars became more efficient, we began to forgive them.…