Green Transportation

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

Multimodal Commuting Calls for Courtesy

By Michael McCoy

This is a modified version of a guest post written by Zach O’Connor, Communications and Publications Coordinator for the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (AASHTO), for the "Building the U.S. Bicycle Route System" blog. In it Zach explains how his coworker’s bicycle commute from the suburbs to the heart of Washington, D.C., makes use of the District’s newly improved bicycle facilities.


Test Driving Ford CMAX Energi Packs a Green Punch

By Seth Leitman

For two weeks, I tested a hybrid vehicle. My family liked the car, I liked the car and without a doubt, the Ford C-MAX Energi is an amazing ride.


National Parks for Bicyclists

By Michael McCoy

One of the best—albeit not the warmest—times to bicycle in Yellowstone and Grand Teton national parks is during the month of April.


Family Bike Overnights: Bicycle Tourism in the Great Outdoors

By Michael McCoy

Short overnight trips are a great way to introduce your family to bicycle travel.


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Super-compact Folding E-Bike For Short Commutes (Video)

By Cheryl Long

The Urb-E is a super-compact folding E-bike is perfect for short commutes and even on the subway, as this video interview shows.


Protect the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem by Cycling It

By Michael McCoy

Cycle Greater Yellowstone, an annual event tour launched in 2013, benefits the Greater Yellowstone Coalition.


MAX Car 105: Paying MAX's Vegetable Oil Fuel Tax

By Jack McCornack

My MAX car got licensed with the local DOT to run on vegetable oil fuel and pay its proper taxes per gallon. Each state has its own rules; here's how we do it in Oregon.


Day in the Life of a Wood Gas Driver, Part 2

By Chris Saenz

Hit the road, using wood for fuel! Chris Saenz takes a trip on wood gas power.