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October 3, 2019

Micromobility can solve the last mile problem and reduce carbon emissions.

The Institute for Transportation & Development Policy (ITDP) is often ahead of the curve, and in a time when everyone is screaming about scooters and bashing the bike lanes, they come out and make the case that e-bikes and e-scooters are climate action.

One significant challenge in...

August 20, 2019

Docked electric cars can be worse than dockless scooters for pedestrians, but the UEone is a step in the right direction.

One of the problems we face in electrifying everything and getting off fossil fuels is that rooftop solar disproportionately favors people who own their own roofs, and electric cars favor those who own their own garages or driveways where...

May 7, 2019

Cepezed Architects design a bus station that is elegant and self-sufficient.

Margaret Thatcher probably never said, "A man who, beyond the age of 26, finds himself on a bus can count himself as a failure." But she might have, as many people consider buses second-rate transportation for second-rate people. Angie Schmitt of Streetsblog has complained that in th...

October 30, 2017

The air in our cities is about to get a whole lot cleaner.

The recent rapid grown in electric car sales is a positive sign for our environment, but it leaves two major problems:

1) Electric cars are still cars, and car-centric development is extremely problematic.


2) Personal vehicles make up just under 60% of transportation-related oil consumption, so electri...

August 25, 2017

Following the trend of smaller, lighter electric vehicles, a new working prototype of a "revolutionary" electric delivery vehicle has just been unveiled by the University of Warwick.

Although fast, heavy, and expensive electric cars tend to get all the media love right now, perhaps because what many people want is something that looks just like a gas car but...

July 13, 2017

Don't look for it at car dealers, though, because it will only be sold in bike shops.

In some circles, there's a certain amount of prestige attached to owning specific brands (but not here on TreeHugger, of course), and for some people this fall, they'll probably be lined up to be able to say they just bought a BMW. However, instead of the much vaunted electr...

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