Green Transportation

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

Getting in the Race: An Advocate’s Guide to Elections

By League of American Bicyclists

Advocating for biking during election season can result in the government focusing on bikeability and walkability.


New Ford Hybrid Impresses Visitors at the MOTHER EARTH NEWS FAIR

By Rebecca Martin

Ford delivered more than 900 test-drives of its 2013 electric and hybrid vehicles to visitors at the MOTHER EARTH NEWS FAIR in Seven Springs, Pa.


Car-Free Week, Dare to Ride!

By Greg Hanscom

Bike-Free Day happens all over the world on Sept. 22. Grist is challenging the US to rise to the occasion and celebrate with the global community this Saturday.


Free App Keeps Green Fuel Flowing and Clean Cars Rolling

By Rebecca Martin

One of the newest apps for green car owners is Cleaner and Greener Fuels, which locates refueling stations for alternative fuel vehicles.


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Hello Fuel Efficient Cars; Goodbye Gas-Guzzlers

By Rebecca Martin

New federal standards will dramatically increase fuel efficiency in cars and light-duty trucks by 2025.


Fuel for the Body Bike T.O.U.R.

By Rebecca Martin

This fall's Fuel for the Body T.O.U.R. ("Total Organic Understanding Ride") will educate the public on the benefits of living a green lifestyle that includes eating organic food and supporting local, organic farmers.


MAX Update No. 95: Drawing a Blank and Drafting With DraftSight

By Jack McCornack

An introduction to DraftSight, Dassault Systèmes' 2D CAD software. It's professional quality and it's free, and Jack is converting all the MAX fabrication drawings to DraftSight .dmg documents.


How Much Wood is Need to Run a Wood-Burning Truck?

By Chris Saenz

Wood is a wonderful motor fuel! But how much do we need? Wayne tells us how efficient his truck really is on wood gas, and we take a look at how much we'd use if everyone decided to drive on wood.




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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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