Green Transportation

The latest and greatest on the many ways to move around, from electric cars and hybrid vehicles to commuter and electric bikes.

How To: Winter Biking

By Rails-to-Trails Conservancy

Winter biking doesn't mean spending tons of money on new cold-weather gear. Adding a few essential items to your closet can help keep you warm during cold weather biking.


A Growing Trend, Car Sharing Offers a Different Mobility Option

By Planetizen

Car sharing is becoming more popular in the United States, and is a greener method of transportation.


MAX Update No. 99: More MAXes and a MAXine

By Jack McCornack

The first civilian-built MAXes are nearing completion, and here are a couple of them that are rolling under their own power.


Combining Cycling and Public Transit Helps Ease Long-Distance Commutes

By Walk Score

Integrating cycling and public transit is an inexpensive and efficient way to travel longer distances.


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Cycling Tour to Benefit TREE Fund

By Rebecca Martin

The week-long STIHL Tour des Trees is an international cycling tour combining natural beauty, camaraderie and fundraising for the benefit of urban trees.


League Takes the Lead on Cycling Laws

By League of American Bicyclists

The League of American Bicyclists has compiled a database of state-specific highlights of traffic laws that affect bicyclists. Find out if you live in a bicycle friendly community.    


Mother Goes on an Renewable Fuel Tour

By the MOTHER EARTH NEWS editors

You've converted your truck to alcohol fuel. Now what? Go on a renewable fuel tour to promote it, of course!


The Zeithamer Family: Alcohol Fuel at Work

By the MOTHER EARTH NEWS editors

The high cost of conventional petroleum fuels have led one Minnesota farming family to make their own alcohol fuel.




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MOTHER EARTH NEWS FAIR

Aug. 5-6, 2017
Albany, Ore.

Discover a dazzling array of workshops and lectures designed to get you further down the path to independence and self-reliance.

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