Up until recently, California has been allowing single occupants to drive in the carpool lanes as long as they are driving gasoline-electric hybrids. But as of July 1st 2011, solo hybrid drivers were no longer entitled to
"Fixed gear. No brakes. Can't stop. Don't want to, either." So begins the trailer for "Premium Rush," an action thriller about a New York City bike messenger caught up in a life or death chase with a dirty cop and a
After car sharing services like ZipCar or BMW's New Car Share that lets you pick up and drop a car anywhere you want, it is no surprise that Person to Person car sharing is growing too. This works a bit like couchsurfing; I have an empty couch, you
Although the idea of NASCAR going green isn't much more than a fantasy, individual drivers can still join the ranks of the sustainability movement. And that's what racing legends Jimmie Johnson and Jeff Gordon have
Public concern about global warming is dramatically on the rise in Turkey, increasing from 48 percent in 2010 to 75 percent this year, topping a survey of 10 European countries. But do the numbers really represent the reality?
I've traveled through Paris via bicycle, public transportation and even the occasional car. So when I saw Xiaoji Chen's original maps of the city, I didn't see them as distorted- they made perfect sense. Chen's maps
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Though bad driver behavior in Vilnius, Lithuania, hasn't quite reached Moscow-like levels yet, Mayor Arturas Zuokas had gotten sick and tired of cars parking illegally in the capital's bike lanes. While other city officials
Plenty of the world's cities are known for their congested roads and insane traffic jams -- Beijing, New Delhi, Mexico City, and Istanbul all come readily to mind. But in Moscow, elites are taking their desire to avoid traffic to deadly extremes.
With the ongoing news of rising gas prices in the US--even if they still are half that of Europe--and the shocking stat that the average American works two hours a day just to afford their car, here's a rather
For the last two years, the petrol-powered ProDakar McRae Buggy 4x2, the work of an Anglo-Dutch team headed by rally car driver Alister McRae, has successfully finished on the Dakar Rally, perhaps the world's
At TreeHugger we totally dig examples of real world low carbon living solutions. While visiting the One Tonne Life project in Stockholm earlier this year, we saw how brands like Volvo, Siemens + Vattenfall are collaborating to