Green Transportation

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

Making Your Current Bike Fit You: Adjusting the Bike Seat

Do your knees, shoulders or back hurt from riding your bike? Adjusting the bike seat might begin to fix the problem.


Finding a Comfortable Bike Seat

Long rides making your rear-end sore? It should go away after riding for some time. If not, here are some tips to finding a more comfortable bike seat.


Bike Maintenance: What to Check Before Riding

Be sure to double check your tires, brake pads, chain and handlebars while performing bike maintenance.


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.


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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.


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 that features bike rack shelving.



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