Transportation

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

Mobility: How Will We Get Around Our Future Cities?
Mobility: How Will We Get Around Our Future Cities?
Planet Forward
The panel explored current technologies and transportation options, including car shares, as well as what impact our transportation decisions and dollars today will have on our future cities.
Driverless Cars are the Future of Sustainable Commuting
Driverless Cars are the Future of Sustainable Commuting
Planet Forward
What do the experts think about the cities of the future — and how will we manage to grow these urban centers sustainably?  We tracked them down at the 2016 Planet Forward Summit on Sustainable Cities and asked them for you.
Johns Hopkins University
Many senior citizens still want to maintain an active and social lifestyle, but are no longer able to get around as easily as they once did.
The George Washington University
To tell my story, I decided to write several Cinquain formatted poems and string them together. The finished poem tells the story of a hurting world in which the solution is around every corner, but no one seems to realize it.
The George Washington University, Spring 2016 Editorial Intern
MAGLEV TRAINS: An Environmentally Friendly, High Speed Solution 
Senior Writer, Planet Forward
Is maglev the future of train travel in the U.S.? We're just exploring the technology now, but Asia has had trains operating for years. 
GWU
Portland, OR, and San Jose, CA, have paved the way for bicycle transportation and sustainability, and both cities have worked extensively to promote biking as a viable means of transportation within their communities.
Senior Writer, Planet Forward
Once thought of as the stuff of science fiction, driverless cars already have become science fact. But what of safety — and the environment?
Planet Forward Intern/Marymount University
Despite many years of research, fuel cell vehicles are rare in the auto industry. We look at the pros and cons of the technology.
Planet Forward Intern/Marymount University
Sure, electric and hybrid powered cars have been growing in popularity since the early 1990s. But electric cars have been around much longer than you might think.

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