Transportation

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

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.
Urban rooftops can help the environment
Urban rooftops can help the environment
George Washington University
Rooftops are rarely seen and extremely underutilized. Let's put them to use!
Deicing Roadways
Deicing Roadways
The George Washington University
Using salt to deice roadways hurts our environment.
The George Washington Univeristy
Bike sharing is transforming urban commuting and is available in more than 180 cities globally.
The George Washington University
A new idea to address the rise in sea level.

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