Transportation

Global Aviation: Innovation and the Modern Silk Road

Air travel connects people, creates economic opportunity and support sustainable urban development. But it isn't all pie-in-the-sky. Significant challenges remain if we are…

Hydrogen Economy Gets Real: Renewable Power for Rail Transportation

The hydrogen economy dream is getting closer to reality in the transportation sector, as France's Alstom launches fuel cell trains to replace diesel.

Why Enterprise Joined ALEC For a Hot Second — Then Ditched

The lobbying organization ALEC insists there is a "debate" over climate change, but Enterprise -- and its customers -- aren't buying that argument.

How Ford Focus RS Smart Technology Impacts Sustainability

3p economic correspondent Bill Roth took a spin in the Focus RS at Ford's proving grounds in Dearborn, Michigan.

Chevy Bolt’s 238-Mile Range Poses Huge Challenge for Tesla

Tesla has another challenge on its hands: GM's all-electric Chevy Bolt, slated for release by the end of this year, has an EPA…

3p Weekend: These Partnerships Are Out to Revolutionize Transportation

This year, transportation outpaced the utility sector as America's largest carbon emitter. That demands big change. And these seven partnerships aim to deliver…

Is High-Speed Train Travel Worth the Investment?

With all the pros of high-speed trains, from fast travel times to limiting pollution, people often wonder why they aren’t even more widespread.…

Despite Low Oil Prices, Electric Vehicle Sales Keep Rising

Several recent reports suggest that sales of electric vehicles and cars built without the conventional internal combustion engine are on the rise.

Electric Car Charging-Station Companies Issue Warning Over VW Settlement

As a part of its dieselgate settlement, Volkswagen must invest in electric charging infrastructure, but industry leaders are rightly concerned that VW's investments…

An Innovative Path to Sustainable Transportation

The need for sustainable transit solutions is urgent: An additional 1 billion people will move into cities by 2030 and 670 million more…

Ford Announces Mass-Produced, Fully-Autonomous Car for 2021

Says CEO Mark Fields: “Ford will be mass-producing vehicles with full autonomy, within five years. That means there will be no steering wheel,…

Dream of a Hydrogen Highway Still Alive in California

Arnold Schwarzenegger's hydrogen highway fell far short of fulfilling its goals a decade ago. But that doesn't mean hydrogen lacks a future, as…

3 Travel Companies Turning Sustainability From A Cost Center to a Profit Generator

For many, travel is an industry in which excessive consumption on both a personal and ecological level is seen as integral to the…

China’s Straddling Bus Slams into a Great Wall of Ridicule

Shortly after it completed its test run in the city of Qinhuangdao, publications began to question the viability of China's futuristic 'straddling bus.'

Futuristic ‘Straddling Bus’ in China Promises to Transform Public Transport

Last week in the Chinese coastal city of Qinhuangdao, a massive electric vehicle that can drive over two lanes of automobile traffic made…