Green Transportation

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

Tesla’s Model S Comes Through On Car Safety Features

By Elon Musk, Chairman, Product Architect & CEO

The electric Tesla Model S was put to the test in a recent highway collision. Tesla's CEO offers his assessment of the resulting fire and the overall safety of his company's vehicle.


Pedestrian-Detection Technology Is Hitting the Streets

By Kellsey Trimble

Technology similar to that used for tracking street use may be used to track pedestrians and keep them safe.


Urban Outfitters to Sell Jetson E-Bikes

Press Release

Sleek, Eco-Friendly Jetson Electric Bikes Now Offered Through Urban Outfitters


MAX Update No. 103: The Metro Miata “Cold Rod”

By Jack McCornack

If MAX is a bit too Spartan for your tastes, here's a homebuilt high mileage sports car that's a bit more plush - a Mazda Miata with a Geo Metro engine - and it's coming to the Mother Earth News Fairs.


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Cross-Country Weeks Eight and Nine

By Rick Stiles

Weeks eight and nine of our cross country bicycle trip start in Brantford, Ont., and end in Bar Harbor, Maine.


Make a Difference This PARK(ing) Day

By Kellsey Trimble

Set up camp in a parking space, feed the meter, and create a mini-park on PARK(ing) Day this Sept. 20.


National Walk To School Day Keeps Kids Safe

By Kellsey Trimble

Send your children to school on foot or by bike on Oct. 9, 2013 to celebrate National Walk to School Day.


National Plug In Day is Coming

By Kellsey Trimble

Celebrate the third annual National Plug In day on Sept. 29, 2013, and see what electric cars are all about.