School buses are heading back to school with reduced school bus pollution. Those familiar yellow school buses may be the safest way to get our children to school, but they also subject children to harmful pollution. Thankfully, there are many emerging means for communities to clean up what carries our most precious cargo. Originally published as "Back to School with Better Buses" August/September 2007 MOTHER EARTH NEWS.
Texas has become one of the better states for electric cars ownership, with favorable tax incentives, increased charging station availability and local governments that are investing in the electric infrastructure needed for a greener future. Here’s how one of the biggest oil states in the U.S. is rethinking driving — and what other states are doing to follow suit.
Market growth of heavy-duty electric vehicles is expected to be rapid as charging infrastructure improves nationwide.
Learn how replacing the 480,000 school buses in America with electric-run buses could save millions of tons of pollution annually.
The transformation from the automotive industry to mobility business continues to be showcased at the Consumer Electronic Show, or CES, with innovative all-electric passenger cars, an electric motorcycle, driverless ride-sharing and a hybrid-electric vertical takeoff and landing flying taxi.
With their lower maintenance costs and enhanced performance, electric vehicles have the potential to revolutionize our everyday commute and fuel consumption habits.
Build a bicycle cargo trailer and haul almost anything—furniture, boxes, even a barbecue grill—using pedal power.
Here's how to recycle the frame and parts from older bikes to make a recumbent bicycle that's far cheaper than, and just as successful as, commercial models. Originally published as "The $18 Recumbent Bicycle" in the February/March 1999 issue of MOTHER EARTH NEWS.
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