Does America’s Transportation ...

May 28, 2015 Posted by

[Translate]   Lynn Daniels  ROCKY MOUNTAIN INSTITUTE Sr. Associate Rethinking the Highway Trust Fund. One of the bigger debates...

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EVERYTHING YOU WANTED TO KNOW ...

May 21, 2015 Posted by

[Translate] THE DIRT  by Jared Green Tactical Urbanism: Short-term Action for Long-term Change, a new book by urban planners Mike...

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AARP’S NEW LIVABILITY IN...

May 18, 2015 Posted by

[Translate] THE DIRT   by Jared Green Over the past few years, AARP has become a much more vocal advocate in Washington, D.C. for...

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What’s the cheapest new car to...

May 11, 2015 Posted by

[Translate] By Bentham Paulos GRIST There is a common perception that electric cars are really expensive. It isn’t helped by media...

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We graded the feds on their en...

May 10, 2015 Posted by

[Translate] Shutterstock By Brentin Mock   GRIST As the winds settled from Hurricane Sandy, Shaun Donovan, then-head of the U.S....

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Oil trains have 3 more years t...

May 5, 2015 Posted by

[Translate] Shutterstock By Luke Whelan   GRIST This story was originally published by Mother Jones and is reproduced here as part of...

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The U.S. Is Getting Serious Ab...

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[Translate] by Ari Phillips  CLIMATE PROGRESS A cyclist rides by train tank cars with placards indicating petroleum crude oil...

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Futuristic Transport

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[Translate] Metropolis Magazine A striking silhouette against the Southern California landscape, the Anaheim Regional Transportation...

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What if roads could be certifi...

Apr 29, 2015 Posted by

[Translate] by Michelle Kennedy Hogan, INHABITAT With over four million miles of roads cris-crossing the nation, and as much as...

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L.A.’s New City Plan Will Make...

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[Translate] by Ari Phillips CLIMATE PROGRESS Palm trees at the Magic Hour in Los Angeles, C.A. CREDIT: flickr/ Chris Goldberg Los...

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10 cities drearier than Seattl...

Mar 25, 2015 Posted by

[Translate] Chris Blakeley By Katie Herzog   GRIST CityLab recently reported that Grist’s hometown Seattle was named America’s...

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Are millennials really just fu...

Mar 25, 2015 Posted by

[Translate] By Ben Adler GRIST Over at FiveThirtyEight, Ben Casselman argues that the supposed millennial affection for cities is a...

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The First Solar-Powered Flight...

Mar 9, 2015 Posted by

[Translate]   by Ari Phillips  CLIMATE PROGRESS CREDIT: Courtesy of Solar Impulse© On Monday in Abu Dhabi, two Swiss pilots set...

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IS ONLINE SHOPPING BAD FOR THE...

Feb 25, 2015 Posted by

[Translate] David Friedlander   LIFE EDITED Behavior For those who, like this author, loathe shopping, Amazon Prime is a major...

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WHY WE NEED TO FIX OUR CRUMBLI...

Feb 14, 2015 Posted by

[Translate] Dustin Moore By Liz Core   GRIST The United States road system is knit together like a Forever 21 cardigan: marginally...

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4 REASONS YOU SHOULD BUY A USE...

Feb 12, 2015 Posted by

[Translate] Environment 4 Reasons You Should Buy a Used Car Instead of a New One Used cars are not only easy on your pocketbook,...

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Elon Musk Is Right: Hydrogen I...

Feb 12, 2015 Posted by

[Translate] by Joe Romm CLIMATE PROGRESS CEO Elon Musk speaks at 2009 unveiling of Tesla Model S all-electric car. CREDIT: AP Cars...

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General Motors Teams up with S...

Feb 9, 2015 Posted by

[Translate] Lillien Waller  METROPOLIS MAGAZINE With all the technology, social media, and bespoke products available to them, the...

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NYC’S MEAN STREETS GET S...

Jan 28, 2015 Posted by

[Translate] THE DIRT   by Jared Green “New York City’s mean streets are getting a little sweeter,” said Janette Sadik-Khan, former...

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Save Half the Planet, or Lose ...

Jan 23, 2015 Posted by

[Translate] t By Stephen Leahy  DRIVING THE NATION MÉRIDA, Mexico, Nov 17 2009 (IPS) – At least half the planet must be protected if...

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WHAT EXCITES YOU ABOUT CITIES ...

Jan 23, 2015 Posted by

[Translate] THE DIRT by Jared Green “The science is clear. Climate change is already costly and shaping development,” said Rachel...

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COMPLETE STREETS VS. TRUCKS

Jan 23, 2015 Posted by

[Translate] THE DIRT by Jared Green As more communities invest in green, complete streets to create environments that are both safer...

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We have to build much smarter ...

Jan 13, 2015 Posted by

[Translate] Shutterstock By John Light GRIST If we can develop better cities, we can make a big dent in future greenhouse gas...

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The Slow Death of the Walkable...

Jan 8, 2015 Posted by

[Translate] David Friedlander   LIFE EDITED Architecture As a bit of an urban planning enthusiast, I’ve often wondered how cities...

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Why Airlines Want to Make You ...

Jan 3, 2015 Posted by

[Translate] By Tim Wu  NEW YORKER MAGAZINE Credit Photograph by Scott Olson / Getty This fall, JetBlue airline finally threw in the...

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These fantastic maps showed us...

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[Translate] Andresr/Shutterstock By Heather Smith GRIST I love maps to a ridiculous degree — I even worked on a book of them once, a...

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3 more reasons Seattle is stuc...

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[Translate] Shutterstock By David Roberts   GRIST Earlier this week I posted a long account of Seattle’s ill-fated efforts to build a...

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These crazy maps show just how...

Dec 15, 2014 Posted by

[Translate] Fathom By Amelia Urry GRIST Turns out you can learn a lot about a state by ignoring everything in it except the roads....

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An Opportunity for a Regenerat...

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[Translate]  by The Dirt Contributor Last September, the Mexican government announced the construction of a new airport for Mexico...

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Neil deGrasse Tyson rips start...

Oct 18, 2014 Posted by

[Translate] The famed astrophysicist discusses the scientific method, Pluto and the downfall of American Innovation VIDEO Sarah Gray ...

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