digg_url = 'http://www.treehugger.com/files/2010/04/7-luxury-ways-to-travel-green.php';Everyone needs to take time off to relax. Travel is a major element of getting away from it all. And while an eco-volunteering vacation can be an
According to the The National Safety Council, riding public transportation is over 170 times safer than riding in a private car. But accidents do happen and mass transit isn't immune. Read further for more about the recent collision
Over at The Transport Politic, Yonah Freemark notes that it is a slow week in the blog world, so he wrote a post about Personal Rapid Transit, or PRT, sometimes called Podcars. Nothing outside of Obama vs Palin gets people so riled up; he has 91
Photo from Eco-Rally USA
Eco-Rally USA, a grassroots transportation group, is launching a trip across the United States aimed at helping to accelerate clean energy vehicles to become the standard for automobiles rather than the exception. The tour start
We knew that bus travel was a much more sound means of transit than flying, but who knew it could also pay off so handsomely. One lucky family who travelled on Greyhound buses in Australia have scored themselves a free 1 kW solar panel system, worth
Image credit: StreetFilms
Capital's DOT Director Discusses "Leveling the Playing Field"
As I said in my post about the San Francisco intersection turned park, the best thing about StreetFilms videos is that they don't just show you cool things - but
Riding the "Vehicle for Change," a team of 15 Dartmouth College grads and students "dedicated to diminishing environmental and economic issues through education," clamored aboard the Big Green Bus to drive 12,000 miles across the US. On June 17, they
While some bus stop ideas are pretty futuristic, solar powered bus stops have been around for awhile. Back in April, we heard San Francisco was planning to install solar powered bus stops, and last week Mayor
200 Bike, Pedestrian and Transit-Friendly Videos
There is an awful lot of sustainability-oriented video content out there on the web. But few are as entertaining, as pertinent and as down-right informative as those produced by our friends at
Mexico City's minister of the environment, Martha Delgado, announced Friday that in August a pilot project requiring students to take school buses instead of private vehicles to school at 10 private schools would commence.
Indian Railways has already been running some of its trains on biodiesel. Now Calcutta Tramways Corporation has announced that it will be running its buses partly on biodiesel: A memorandum of understanding with Emami Biotech
Now you can put the seats on your feet---the distinctive fabric from the seats of the London Underground ( aka the Tube) have been made into shoes. The fabric was originally designed as part of the original over-all concept,