Transportation

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

We have generators that are attached to the side of either a moving or stationary boat that recharges batteries for the use of electrical motors or any electrical needs aboard the boat. This would allow the reduction for the need of hydrocarbon... Read More
I have been thinking for a some time now about the new electric/hybrid cars that have been coming out. In my opinion they are a really cool invention to have but it just doesn't meet the peoples' needs. As we know by now the electric cars need to be... Read More
When our phones are about to die, what do we do? We charge the battery! But what if we had something more efficient than a battery? This research team from Northeastern University is working on a portable fuel cell that converts chemical energy... Read More
Cities all across the US, and even across the world, have submitted some of their ideas to us at Planet Forward on how they are reducing pollution through public transit. From bike shares to busses these cities have it covered! Check them out
Minnesota 2020
The Living Green Expo seeks to turn values into actions to achieve the highest quality natural environment for Minnesotans through (1) presentation of products, services, information and other resources that promote healthier, more sustainable... Read More
National Geographic and Planet Forward
Ever wonder what one of those all-electric cars feels like when you’re behind the wheel? Well, here’s your chance. We’ll start by getting the lowdown on what it means to be a “zero-emission vehicle” from one of the Energy Department’s car... Read More
William Paterson University
William Paterson University in New Jersey won a Planet Forward award, thanks to a unique initiative that affects both the environment and its students. By building more “smart” facilities and using electric vehicles, the school is changing the way... Read More
Haywood Community College has demonstrated green building techniques to their local community, is building a LEED Platinum building, and bought EVs for their security fleet.
YOU get a bike! EVERYBODY gets a bike! Being sustainable in a big, bustling city is no easy task, but creating a free bike-sharing program in New York is just one of the ways students at NYU are making the city more sustainable!
Illinois' students approved a student green fee, which enabled them to achieve $12 million in energy savings, decrease energy usage by 19%, and water usage by 16% since 2008.

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