A StreetsBlog post quoting Lee Schipper's presentation at a transportation workshop during Regional Plan Association’s annual Regional Assembly. During the talk, Lee covered biofuels, congestion pricing, among other issues
A fleet of hybrid-electric buses will save the Seattle area 750,000 gallons of fuel yearly. This, according to General Motors Corp. which will equip 235 buses with hybrid technology that is claimed to boost fuel economy up to 60%.
A team at Stanford University has studied the potential effects on pollution if all U.S. vehicles converted to hydrogen fuel-cell vehicles (HFCVs). The switch could prevent 3,700 to 6,400 deaths attributable to pollution in the U.S. each year, the team r
America’s landscape of scattered suburbs and devoted commuters make it difficult to encourage mass transit on a nationwide scale. It typically takes 25 to 50 years to create a successful public transportation system, but few cities have started down tha