February 20, 2014
by MoreRecycling
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Is this tiny electric scooter the ultimate ‘last mile’ vehicle for commuters?

A foldable and lightweight electric vehicle offers a quick and easy way to get around that also fits on the bus, train, or the trunk of a car. Continue reading

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July 17, 2013
by Rob Perks
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New NRDC study: Commuters can save money and cut pollution

Rob Perks, Transportation Advocacy Director, Washington, D.C.
My friend Megan, who lives in a suburban neighborhood a few miles from my home, took a new job last year and, lo and behold, her office is right next door to mine in downtown… Continue reading

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March 19, 2013
by MoreRecycling
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Futuristic commuter Citi Bike rides low

This concept bike is aimed at commuters to the office with its low riding profile and easy handling. Continue reading

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November 13, 2012
by Kaid Benfield
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Shaping shared places to improve cities

Kaid Benfield, Director, Sustainable Communities, Washington, DC
 
One of the most important aspects of any city is its collective commons, so to speak:  the shared public spaces where people gather, be they streets, squares,… Continue reading

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August 9, 2012
by Kaid Benfield
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Philadelphia’s lively new park-in-phases creates a "front porch" for residents, commuters, visitors

Kaid Benfield, Director, Sustainable Communities, Washington, DC
 
If you care about green cities, you have to like a lot of what’s happening in Philadelphia lately, from land use planning to watershed management to the gree… Continue reading

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November 22, 2011
by Kaid Benfield
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New HUD grants will help communities pursue sustainability

Kaid Benfield, Director, Sustainable Communities, Washington, DC
     
This is exactly how the federal government should be supporting sustainability:  helping communities who want to do the right thing for their en… Continue reading

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July 22, 2011
by Lizzeth Henao
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Santa Monica Contemplates Bike Sharing

Lizzeth Henao, Program Assistant, Santa Monica This past Wednesday, Santa Monica transportation officials in conjunction with Global Green hosted a Bike Sharing Community Forum to get community feedback on a possible bike sharing program in Santa Monic… Continue reading

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May 26, 2011
by Rich Kassel
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New Yorkers Save $700/year at the Pump, Thanks to Smart Transportation Policies

Rich Kassel, Senior Attorney and Director, Clean Fuels and Vehicles Project, New York City The average New York driver saves more than $700 per year in gas, compared to the average driver in Mississippi.  
Given what gas costs around here, that st… Continue reading

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