Transportation

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Apple’s New Headquarters Missing a Major Green Point

Leadership for the tech giant maintains that the new campus will offer "a serene environment reflecting Apple's values of innovation, ease of use…
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Telecommuting and CSR: A New Law to Pass in the San Francisco Bay Area

Offering commuter benefits, including telecommuting, will be legally required of San Francisco Bay Area employers with over 50 people.
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Interview: Steve Severance Makes the Business Case for Masdar City

In an exclusive interview, we chat with Steve Severance, manager of program management and investments for Masdar City, about how Masdar is walking…
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Fifteen Cutting Edge Strategies for Sustainable Urban Development

No two cities are alike, and likewise no two “sustainability master plans” should be the same. Nevertheless, there are a number of proven…
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Ford CEO Alan Mulally Talks Straight with Bloggers at Detroit Auto Show

CEO Alan Mulally said Ford will continue to improve fuel economy across their range, asserting that the internal combustion engine won't be going…
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The U.S. Bike Lane Boom

Cities are looking ahead and seeing the benefits of investing in bike infrastructure.
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GHG Impacts in China Now Considered in PNW Coal Export Review

In a major victory for opponents of the export proposals, the scope of the environmental review will be broad, and not limited to…
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PNW Ports Set Ambitious Clean Air Goals

The Pacific Northwest ports of Seattle, Tacoma and Vancouver, BC want to reduce diesel particulate matter emissions by 75 percent per ton of…
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Supreme Court Slaps L.A. Clean Truck Program

The Supreme Court has ruled in favor—at least in part—of a trucking industry group’s challenge to the Port of Los Angeles Clean Truck…

San Francisco: Issue an Impact-Rated Muni Bond in Energy Efficiency

In light of San Francisco's Board of Supervisors resolution to divest from fossil fuels, students of Presidio Graduate School call for its issuance…
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California Spearheads a Transportation Reformation to Curb Emissions

Transforming our transportation infrastructure won’t happen overnight. While policies improving the supply side are taking shape, our individual transportation choices can have a…
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Smart Highway to be Installed in Netherlands in 2013

What happens when one of the Netherlands' foremost artists joins forces with a renowned engineering firm? The world's first interactive smart highway, which…
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European Ride-Sharing Services Struggle to Hitch Up With Public Transportation

European ride-sharing services have expanded much more rapidly than in the United States. Markus Barnikel says "multi-modal" transport, or linking carpools with buses,…
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Post Sandy: Predicting Supply Chain Disaster

The question before the supply chain crowd these days, post Hurricane Sandy, is: Are supply chain disasters predictable? The easy answer is yes,…
China's sprawling Baiyan Obo mine, which provides a substantial amount of today's rare earths.

New Technology for Hybrid Car Motors Leaves Rare Earth Behind

Researchers throughout North America have come up with possible prototypes for electric motors that get around the use of the precious and environmentally…