Dockless e-scooters may be a green way to solve transit’s “last mile” conundrum, but bikes, buses and even carpools are greener still.
If you factor in the carbon emissions associated with producing and delivering the extra food required to feed a rider of a conventional bicycle, charging up an e-bike from your grid-based electrical outlet may be better for the environment.
Thanks to battery-assisted e-bikes, increased bike lane infrastructure and apps to help direct cyclists to safer, faster biking routes, commuting via bicycle is more popular than ever in the United States.
Getting transit riders from their bus stop or train station the “last-mile” to the doorstep of their home or workplace still plagues urban planners.
We waste lots of time and fuel and emit lots of greenhouse gases when we are behind the wheel circling around and around the block looking for parking…
EarthTalk’s Ethan Goffman interviews transportation visionary Gabe Klein on the importance of carsharing, bikesharing and technological efficiency in bringing our commutes into the 21st century…
In May, many of us will celebrate Bike to Work Month by leaving the car at home and cycling to work. It’s often the fastest way across town, and it’s a great way to get some exercise, reduce our carbon footprint and—importantly— remember that roads are not just for driving. From behind the steering wheel, […]
Bicycling up a big old hill after a tough day of work can take a lot out of a body. At a time of day when one just wants to have fun, or even collapse, a grueling workout might not be the best prescription. Even those who desire to help the environment while getting some […]