Transportation

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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.…
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Transportation Logistics Trouble Wind Energy Industry

The wind energy industry is experiencing logistical issues that impact the bottom line and wind energy deployment.
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Are Trucking Companies Going Green?

Are trucking companies getting greener? Let's take a look at how some big-name corporations are reducing their carbon footprint and how others can,…
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Lighting the Way Forward with Renewable Energy

Renewable energy is becoming increasingly cheaper and more efficient. In promoting renewables, we can end our reliance on fossil fuels while creating new…
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Renewable Energy ‘Poop Bus’ Begins Operating in the U.K.

Public transport powered by human waste and sewage could be coming to a bus stop near you before too long. In fact it’s…
Volkswagen's Autostadt in Wolfsburg, Germany houses more than 600 works of art -- some even on the sides of its buildings.

Photo Gallery: Tour the Volkswagen Autostadt in Wolfsburg, Germany

TriplePundit recently visited the Autostadt, Volkswwagen's theme park and educational center in Wolfsburg, Germany. Click through for the virtual tour to catch a…
New York City Transit employees pump water out of the subway tunnels, after flooding from Hurricane Sandy in 2012.

Two Years After Sandy: NYC Plans for Transportation Resiliency

Nearly two years after Superstorm Sandy, New York City has not only repaired and restored its transportation infrastructure from the storm’s damage, but…
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Southwest to Fly with Forest Waste Biofuel

The airline’s recent agreement with Colorado’s Red Rock Biofuels will have a double benefit: The low carbon renewable jet fuel — made using…