Sustainable Transportation

These blog posts discuss ways to be more sustainable during transportation.

How State Fairs Are Saving the World

Thu, 2014-05-08 10:51

The fair is in town, and I decided to go because I had a coupon for $2 off the admission. As I was watching the Lady Houdini magic show, the emcee warmed up the crowd with a joke about how the performers and workers recycle on the job. First he showed us an empty, crinkled soda can. He proceeded to smooth out its sides so it looked relatively new. Then he flipped the can over and revealed that he had "pulled" the tab back to its original position so that the soda appeared to be unopened.

Transportation Energy Use

Thu, 2011-03-31 13:33

The “Normal” Home In The Transit-Friendly Neighborhood Is Greener Than The LEED Platinum Home in the ‘Burbs

Hey you – with the newly-remodeled, LEED Platinum home in the ‘burbs, the shiny Prius sitting in the drive and the reusable grocery bags full of Whole Foods purchases – you feel pretty eco-angelic don’t you?

And certainly these efforts are an important step towards reducing our greenhouse gas emissions, built environment impact and increasing the overall sustainability of the world.