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Infographics: Commuting in the 30 Largest U.S. Cities

A recent report from the University of Michigan Transportation Research Institute reveals the “who, when, how and how time-consuming” aspects of commuting in…
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Asia’s Most Sustainable Cities Prove to Be the Future of Urbanization

This year’s Sustainable Cities Index reported the top 10 sustainable cities of 2015. Europe dominated the top 10 overall rankings, holding seven of…
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These Gadgets Make Your Bicycle Commute Safe and Fun

Exercising and being outdoors reduces stress, energizes you, boosts your confidence and helps you sleep better. These gadgets make bicycle commuting easy, safe…
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Arctic Drilling Decision: Shell’s Chutzpah, Protesters’ Angst

The decision to give Shell Oil the go-ahead to drill in the Arctic “shows why we may never win the fight against climate…
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Public Transit, Urban Density No Climate Panacea

A Boston University study maps carbon emissions over a period of more than 30 years. What is the outcome and how can we…
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Following the Money in the Amtrak Tragedy

An Amtrak train derailed last week in Pennsylvania, which triggered a set of questions that are not often associated with tragedy. Questions like,…
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Bike-Share Programs Extend into Underserved Neighborhoods

Studies show that communities with statistically recognized transportation issues benefit the most from having a bike-share option in their neighborhood. However, disproportionately, some…
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Audi Aims To Burnish Green Brand With Its Own Clean Diesel

By creating its own clean diesel and other liquid fuels, Audi demonstrates how manufacturers can leverage clean energy technology to attract customers.
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LEDs and the Sustainable Future of Emergency Response

In the emergency sector, where every second counts, the safety of lives and properties might solely hinge on the arrival time of first…
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Solar-Pedal Trike Fits the Niche Between Bikes and Cars

In the bicycle world there's a 'great blue ocean' of market opportunity. That’s the 80 percent of people who could be riding bicycles…
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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…