Transportation

Planet Forward Member ideas to make the path from Point A to Point B a lot greener.

Taiwan High Speed Rail trial run in June 24th, 2006 (Wikimedia Commons).

The George Washington University
The question isn't if the U.S. should implement HSR: the question is how.
electric car at charging station

(pxfuel.com)

The George Washington University
How has The Great Lockdown affected the electric vehicle market? We look at the impact, and what countries are doing that are helping — or hindering — EV sales now, and going forward.

Hundreds of Tucson residents are using green spaces during the pandemic like the Loop, a 131-mile paved bikeway that now sees hundreds of daily users. (Jake Meyers / University of Arizona)

Planet Forward Correspondent | University of Arizona
Green spaces not only help cities mitigate and adapt to climate change; they can help residents cope with the shock of COVID-19.
George Washington University
Overpopulation is a global issue that leads to the increased use of vehicles by humans, which in turn causes a heightened amount of CO2 emissions to be released into the environment.
SUNY ESF
My story concerns the expansion of the built environment and its possible effects on public health and socio-spatial inequality
Northwestern University
The second of three episodes, this podcast focuses on the economic impacts of sea level rise in the Florida Keys.
Northwestern University
Northwestern University has launched its first student-run subscription bike-sharing program, called EO, where students pay $20 per quarter for unlimited rides and easy pick up/drop-off anywhere accessibility.
plant grows by a marsh

A plant grows by a marsh at the Willow Waterhole Greenway Project. (Luz Rivera/FLICKR)

Northwestern University
Hybrid, nature-based infrastructure could help protect areas like Houston, Texas from floods, while providing other benefits for the community.
The George Washington University
This podcast explores the carbon control challenge in Costa Rica, and how one community organizer is working to help change the way her country moves.
Planet Forward Correspondent | SUNY Plattsburgh
Water management is not always thought of as an international issue, but for unique watersheds like Lake Champlain, flood mitigation has become a concern for all area locals, regardless of borders.

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