No one likes sitting in traffic—especially not the eco-conscious among us. If you’re an urban homesteader, you know green travel is tough to manage in the city. What you might not know is that there are a number of strategies that can help you to beat the commuter blues, as well as to better accomplish day-to-day tasks like grocery shopping and recreation. Cut down on driving, step up healthy exercise, and explore new parts of your city, all while knowing you’re helping to reduce emissions and keep the planet healthy!
In keeping with my cautious and frugal Yankee heritage and senior status, I am slowly shedding vehicles and transitioning to a single car. As an interim step, I bought a 2017 Chevrolet Volt Premier with two optional safety and convenience packages, and these are my initial impressions. Learn from this advice for first-time electric vehicle drivers in this Chevy Volt Review.
Market growth of heavy-duty electric vehicles is expected to be rapid as charging infrastructure improves nationwide.
We put in a new Lithium battery pack and are building another solar array for phase 2 of our solar elctric vw bus.
By pairing your Tesla or other electric vehicle with solar panels, you can minimize one of the biggest contributors to your carbon footprint.
Read how transportation, whether by foot, horse, bicycle, hitchhiking or carpooling takes on more meaning for this homesteader.
With the advent of thin, semi-flexible solar panels weighing in at just 6 pounds per 150 watts, the weight limitation of solar panels on vehicles has been lifted. On my Electric VW Bus, allows for 100 miles of range in 5 hours of direct solar exposure. Here is more on my off grid mobile tiny home with all the electricity you need to heat, cool, light, and then drive — a PV EV RV!
Following Surgeon General’s prescription, Americans discover that a simple stroll is good for health, happiness, and social harmony. Millions of Americans are now discovering that walking is good for our health, our social lives, our communities, our economic prospects and our overall happiness. Here are some of the recent signs.
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