Increased economic activity doesn’t necessarily have to lead to greater energy consumption. Photo by bitzcelt.
Energy use in the transport sector follows economic activity, but the relationship is not necessarily in direct proportion. Energy efficiency plays an important role in changing what used to be an unquestionable truth. A recent report by Dr. Peg Young, “A [...]
Sarah Kuck from WorldChanging interviews EMBARQ Director Nancy Kete for a feature story about the future of American transportation systems:
What does transportation look like now in most U.S. cities? And where can we go from here?
What do you think the future of high-speed rail should look like in the United States?
What advice would [...]
EMBARQ presents a slideshow about the concept of “Mobility Management (MM)” in San Sebastian, Spain.
View the entire slideshow here.
At the core of Mobility Management are “soft” measures like information and communication, organising services and coordinating activities of different partners.
Illustration by via GOOD Magazine.
GOOD magazine published its jam-packed, 112-page “Transportation Issue,” devoted to a “drastic rethinking of how we move around, how we design our cities, and how we power our vehicles.”
The articles cover a lot of ground, discussing the problems and solutions of congestion pricing; comparing choices that will make commuting to [...]
From WSJ Article: A Big Sum of Small Differences
A miasma of soot and smog sits over Beijing. Photo by +212.
In this great ad from MTV a donkey named Lolo takes the bus. The caption says “If Lolo can save the planet, why can’t you? Leave the car and take public transit. Let’s stop global warming.”
Legislation passed by Congress to raise fuel effiency is a welcome first step. Photo by Storm Crypt.