Transportation

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

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.
George Washington University
Maryland-based organization Bikes for the World diverts thousands of bicycles annually from the U.S. waste stream. 
Ivy City Neighborhood

The Ivy City neighborhood in NE Washington DC. Pictured is the Hecht Warehouse, an old warehouse converted into an apartment building and shopping area. (Ted Eytan/ Flickr)

Seattle, WA
The Crummell school in the Ivy City neighborhood in Washington, D.C. has decayed over time, turning it into a vacant plot of land. This article dives into the environmental, social, and political struggles to change the school for the better. 
The George Washington University
Is there a balance between the reputation of the construction industry and the good it can promote?  

Kalu Yala is situated in Panama's Tres Brazos Valley. (Photos by Emma Sarappo)

Northwestern University
Real estate scion Jimmy Stice is looking to help the planet and mitigate climate change – through a startup. At his "eco-city" Kalu Yala, situated in Panama's Tres Brazos Valley, he's encouraging interns to learn to do the same.
Mobile Agricultural Power Solutions
Where's the PUP now? Here's the story of what's happened with the Practical Utility Platform and the team since we won the Storyfest 2015 prize.

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