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 to School Shouldn’t Be So Hard

By F. Kaid Benfield

Fewer kids are walking to school—with good reason not to. Schools are built farther from community centers, and traffic is heavier, making the streets less safe. Is there a way to change our built environment to revive the walk to school?


Ford Brings a Charge to the MOTHER EARTH NEWS FAIR

By Rebecca Martin

Ford Motor Company’s electrifying presence at the 2014 Pennsylvania MOTHER EARTH NEWS FAIR included sponsoring the event, giving test drives, and updating fairgoers about the latest news on electric and hybrid vehicle technology.


MAX Car 109: Reducing Rolling Resistance

By Jack McCornack

MAX isn't just streamlined - MAX has its rolling resistance down to a minimum too, thanks to low-drag tires and lubricants. Here's a video to show how much it matters.


MAX Car 108: Topping It Off With a Handmade Fiberglass Car Roof

By Jack McCornack

One of our readers made a fiberglass and carbon fiber roof for his own home-built MAX high-mileage sports car, and here's how he did it.


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New Cycling App for Bicyclists

By Alec Weaver

The free CycleMap cycling app pinpoints the locations of nearly one million miles of bike paths around the world.


Amtrak’s New Bike-Friendly Baggage Car

By Alec Weaver

Traveling by train is becoming more convenient for bicyclists with the new Amtrak baggage car.


MAX Car 107: Showing Class at the Maker Faire

By Jack McCornack

MAX won an award at the 2014 Maker Faire Bay Area for...gosh, we don't really know, but it was best in its class.


Public Transit Is a Deciding Factor for Millennials in the Workforce

Press release

Millennial job hunters are seeking employment in cities with good public transit systems.




Crowd at Seven Springs MOTHER EARTH NEWS FAIR

MOTHER EARTH NEWS FAIR

Sept. 15-17, 2017
Seven Springs, PA.

With more than 150 workshops, there is no shortage of informative demonstrations and lectures to educate and entertain you over the weekend.

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