Green Communities

It takes a village. Or a city. Some PF Member ideas for turning whole communities green.

Casey Trees is a non-profit committed to restoring the tree canopy in the District. They recently moved from the hustle and bustle of K Street to an extraordinary new headquarters in the residential Brookland neighborhood of North East Washington.... Read More
We follow our produce from the farm to the table. “Think of the pollution and the global warming caused by its transport. Think of the ascendancy of corporate agribusiness over family farms. Think of the loss of nutrients during a weeklong journey... Read More
New York’s Mayor Michael Bloomberg and Department of Transportation are on a mission to make the Big Apple the “greatest, greenest big city in the world” by ramping up bicycle infrastructure across the city, introducing bus rapid transit to the... Read More
In Istanbul, Turkey, getting from one place to another used to be a huge hassle. To solve this problem, the city created the only inter-continental bus rapid-system in the world, making the city more navigable! Check it out!
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Live Chat TODAY at 12pm EST! We talk to organizers of Project Get Ready and examine - what will this idea cost? How many stations do we need? Weigh in during Planet Forward's live chat with Zachary Heir at 12 noon EST. Chat
Fall-out from the housing market bubble isn’t just affecting the suburbs of major metropolitan areas. Rural communities throughout the Rocky Mountain west are suffering too. Teton County Idaho with a population of fewer than 10,000 now has an... Read More
Dan Yates, CEO, discusses what makes Opower special, why Opower is an innovator, why the US is a good place to start a business, and how Opower contributes to improving the state of the world.
In April 2009, The Cen-Tex Sustainability Communities Partnership was created when Fort Hood signed a memorandum of understanding with the surrounding cities of Killeen, Copperas Cove, Gatesville, and Harker Heights to plan and implement goals that... Read More
Video created for the GE Ecomagination Challenge, a $200 million innovation experiment where businesses, entrepreneurs, innovators and students share their best ideas on how to build the next-generation power grid.

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