Transportation

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

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.
Dupont Circle Fountain

The Dupont Circle Fountain is a lively D.C. attraction and the center of a popular WalkUP. (Creative Commons)

George Washington University
Whether you’ve narrowly avoided an aggressive driver, or have only experienced L.A.'s traffic jams through “La La Land’s” opening musical number, just hearing the words driving and city in the same sentence can drive you crazy.
Mobility for Sustainability
Mobility for Sustainability
GWU
A quick look at how using the metro can help people contribute to a more sustainable lifestyle. (All music in video from freemusicarchive.org)
The George Washington University
A PSA highlighting the facilities GWU has to offer to combat traffic congestion.
A commercial for your feet!
A commercial for your feet!
The George Washington University
A commercial for your feet!
A PSA encouraging Washingtonians to ride bikes.
A PSA encouraging Washingtonians to ride bikes.
George Washington University
Riding bikes will reduce congestion and air pollution as well as make people lead healthier more active lifestyles.
Pedestrian streets: The scalability of Strøget
Pedestrian streets: The scalability of Strøget
Middlebury College
In central Copenhagen, a major thoroughfare named Strøget (pronounced ‘Stroll’) was converted to a pedestrian plaza in 1962, creating one of the world’s longest solely pedestrian shopping streets.
This provides an alternate form of cheap transportation.
This provides an alternate form of cheap transportation.
George Washington University
Instead of calling a cab or Uber to go a mile and a half, it is much cheaper and environmentally-friendly to rent a bike right off the street to get there. You save money, prevent air pollution, and experience the city like never before.
Proterra is revolutionizing the transportation industry.
Proterra is revolutionizing the transportation industry.
Assignment Editor, Planet Forward
Proterra, an innovative transportation company based out of Silicon Valley, has created electric buses in hopes of making even public transportation a zero-emission industry.

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