Transportation

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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…
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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.