Transportation

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

Planet Forward Copy Editor | George Washington University
Genevieve Cullen, president of the Electric Drive Transit Association, joined Frank Sesno in a conversation about the future of electric transit in the United States at our Planet Forward Salon: The Future of Electric Transit.
Planet Forward Correspondent | SUNY Plattsburgh
Marine group works with ports to provide cleaner air and waterways through voluntary environmental certification program, offering economic and community benefits.
Tutorial: How to Use OpenStreetMap
Tutorial: How to Use OpenStreetMap
Planet Forward Correspondent | University of Wisconsin - Madison
Who said changing the world had to be difficult? With new mapping technology, you can do it from nearly anywhere—even the comfort of your own couch.
Traffic congestion and air pollution
George Washington University
Traffic congestion in urban cities have contributed a significant portion of greenhouse gases like CO2 to air pollution and that has direct correlation to an increase of health effects, especially asthma in children.
Pocket parks
Pocket parks
George Washington University
Washington, D.C., does an impressive job at maintaining ecosystem corridors throughout the city through the use of pocket parks and green spaces.
George Washington University
"The 92 Percent" aims to raise awareness about the consequences of climate change on children's health, highlight the important work pediatricians and parents are doing in this space, and inspire action to create a healthier world for future... Read More
Stormwater and sewage are often spilled into creeks after heavy rains.
SUNY Environmental Science and Forestry
Traditional stormwater management practices often lead to local pollution and can negatively impact nearby residents. A research team in Syracuse, NY, is studying how rain gardens may help manage stormwater through green infrastructure.
University of Wiscosnin
The idea of hyperloop technology was first introduced by Elon Musk in 2013. A hyperloop will help to improve both the environment and humans' mobility.
The George Washington University
Urban heat islands are a dangerous effect of global warming, and some cities are taking action to combat it.
George Washington University
The Jinan Solar Expressway uses solar panels to convert energy from cars into power for the town surrounding the road.

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