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18

Apr

5 creative ways people get around citiesIt’s not all planes, trains and automobiles. How about painted buses, cable cars, electric bikes and rickshaws?

5 creative ways people get around cities
It’s not all planes, trains and automobiles. How about painted buses, cable cars, electric bikes and rickshaws?

08

Apr

Do green cars lead to more driving? Not to worry.Wonks have long cautioned that ‘the rebound effect’ will mean that people will celebrate their high-mpg vehicles by spending more time behind the wheel. In reality, fuel economy is at a record high, and vehicle miles traveled keeps dropping.

Do green cars lead to more driving? Not to worry.
Wonks have long cautioned that ‘the rebound effect’ will mean that people will celebrate their high-mpg vehicles by spending more time behind the wheel. In reality, fuel economy is at a record high, and vehicle miles traveled keeps dropping.

If you’re tired of traffic and high gas prices, it’s time to put the car in park, unbuckle your seatbelt and enjoy one of these vacation destinations where your wheels aren’t welcome. You won’t find a single automobile in any of the places on our list — just bicycles and the occasional golf cart or horse-drawn carriage.10 places in the U.S. where bikes and boats rule

If you’re tired of traffic and high gas prices, it’s time to put the car in park, unbuckle your seatbelt and enjoy one of these vacation destinations where your wheels aren’t welcome. You won’t find a single automobile in any of the places on our list — just bicycles and the occasional golf cart or horse-drawn carriage.
10 places in the U.S. where bikes and boats rule

03

Apr

Voila! Electric scooter folds up into a briefcaseThe Commute-Case electric scooter will also double as an actual briefcase.

Voila! Electric scooter folds up into a briefcase
The Commute-Case electric scooter will also double as an actual briefcase.

25

Mar

seestephyrun:

The bf got me the cutest and most perfect bike bell ever for my new bike. :) #cycling #bike #newbie #bell #environment #green

seestephyrun:

The bf got me the cutest and most perfect bike bell ever for my new bike. :) #cycling #bike #newbie #bell #environment #green

20

Mar

What if gas-guzzling trucks went green?There are plenty of eco-options out there for smaller vehicles, but about the real gas hogs?

What if gas-guzzling trucks went green?
There are plenty of eco-options out there for smaller vehicles, but about the real gas hogs?

treehugger:

Would you buy an 84 mpg car for $6,800?

17

Mar

Transit use growing faster than vehicle use in the U.S.Millennials are abandoning cars in favor of bikes, walking and car-sharing, and it’s finally showing up in the national stats.

Transit use growing faster than vehicle use in the U.S.
Millennials are abandoning cars in favor of bikes, walking and car-sharing, and it’s finally showing up in the national stats.

14

Mar

When is public transport free in Paris? When pollution gets out of handFacing health alerts over smog and pollution, Paris tries to get its citizens out of their cars.

When is public transport free in Paris? When pollution gets out of hand
Facing health alerts over smog and pollution, Paris tries to get its citizens out of their cars.

10

Mar

Public transit in the U.S.: Why are so many Americans riding again?As the economy recovers from recession, more people are riding transit again. But there are other, long-term reasons for growth too.

Public transit in the U.S.: Why are so many Americans riding again?
As the economy recovers from recession, more people are riding transit again. But there are other, long-term reasons for growth too.