Transportation

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

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.
Planet Forward Intern/Marymount University
How can you be a good steward of the environment — and still get home in time for your holiday dinner?
Planet Forward Intern/Marymount University
This week marks the 111th anniversary of the opening of New York City's Subway, the Big Apple's famous underground rail system. 
Senior Managing Editor, Planet Forward
Rail travel has been a topic of debate in recent years, but in early September in 1883, rail lines were still being built and the mode of transportation was still building toward its peak.

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