Transportation

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

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.
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. 

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