Green Transportation

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

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.


Triton College Encourages Sustainable Living by Installing Electric Car Charging Stations on Campus

Press Release

Triton College has installed electric car charging stations in an effort to promote greener lifestyles in the community.


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Bike Score Rates Bikeability of Cities

By Victoria Pitcher

How does your city rate for bikeability? Check the Bike Score website.


Report Shows Cyclists Are Good For Business

By Victoria Pitcher

Good news for businesses! An Oregon report shows cyclists and walkers spend more than motorists.


Nine New Indicators that Bicycle Travel and Tourism are Booming

By Adventure Cycling Association

Recent studies and stories from around the world indicate that bicycle travel of all kinds has increased in popularity. The Adventure Cycling Association lists nine new indicators that bike travel and tourism are booming.


Bicycle Infrastructure Guide

By Adventure Cycling Association

The American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (AASHTO) recently released an updated version of its Guide for the Development of Bicycle Facilities -- the go-to bicycle infrastructure guide for planners, engineers and contractors.