Transportation

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

The Oxford University Transit system is the current bus system in Oxford, Mississippi. Its main focus is to lower the emissions in Oxford and help out the environment. Also, the transit system is finding a way to increase ridership so that it can... Read More
The George Washington University
The Nissan Leaf is popular with EV owners, but how do electric cars fit in a multi-car household?
On October 2, 2012, the Environmental and Energy Study Institute (EESI) held a briefing on the growth of plug-in electric vehicles (PEVs) in the United States and on efforts to spur greater transport electrification. The briefing discussed how... Read More
Planet Forward, George Washington University School of Media and Public Affairs
Driving cross-country is a time-honored American tradition, but what about driving all those miles in an electric car?
The German government plans to put one million electric vehicles on the market by 2020. With less than 4,600 registered, is there any chance they'll reach their goal?
The George Wasington University
Jorge Gadala-Maria reports on Germany's Schaufenster e-Mobility Project. Over three years, the initiative, which roughly translates to "window shopping e-mobility," will pump 180 million euros into Germany's electric vehicle industry. Transcript:... Read More
Here in D.C., we have a growing population of proud bicyclists. They've got a reason to feel good too-- the district has the highest percentage of commuters in any (non)state of the union. But when only 3.13 percent of daily commutes happen by bike... Read More
Every car has a fuel gauge, so why not have an ozone depletion gauge?
Range anxiety is the fear that an Electric Vehicle has insufficient range to reach its destination and would thus strand the vehicle's occupants. This is the main reason why many car buyers say electric cars need to travel further per charge before... Read More
Planet Forward, George Washington University School of Media and Public Affairs
Taking electric vehicles (or EVs) for a spin around the District.

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