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 of American Bicyclists Releases Educational Videos

By Joanna Hlavacek

Instructional videos from the League of American Bicyclists provide basic bicycle safety tips.


Our First Two Weeks of a Trans-America Cycling Tour

By Rick Stiles

Rick Stiles shares chronicles the first two weeks of his cross-country trip on a recumbent bicycle.


Find a Fuel-Efficient Car

By Megan E. Phelps

Whether you’re looking for a sporty two-seater, a large family vehicle, or a heavy-duty farm or work truck, here's how to find the best options for vehicles that use less fuel and save you money.


Denver Highway Expands, Encouraging Driving Alternatives

By Soli Salgado

Reconstruction on U.S. 36, the highway linking Boulder to Denver, will transform transportation in Colorado and bring more reliable options to commuters.


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DIY Bicycle Helmet Offers Safety and Style

By Joanna Hlavacek

This funky DIY bicycle helmet from Adafruit features colorful LED light strips to increase riders' visibility at night.


Falling Prices Spur Demand For Electric Cars

By Joanna Hlavacek

As more manufacturers introduce new electric vehicles to the market, prices go down and electric car sales go way, way up.


Best and Worst Cities for Public Parks

By Soli Salgado

By analyzing park distribution in the biggest U.S. cities, studies show the long-term benefits — environmental and psychological — of having accessible parks in a city.


New York Bike Share Program Stirs Controversy

By Soli Salgado

In less than a month, Citi Bike – New York’s public bicycle option – has taken the streets of Manhattan and Brooklyn by storm. Unfortunately, the highly anticipated bike share program already has its share of haters.