EQUAL: A Compact Electric Vehicle Specially Designed for People with Disabilities

December 27, 2013 by  
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A new eco-friendly vehicle from Absolute Design could make independent, low-emission transportation possible for people who utilize a wheelchair. Most of us can’t even imagine what life would be like with a disability . We take walking, running, driving a car, and playing with our kids for granted, but for those who must spend much of their day in a wheelchair, these things are a challenge. Although accessibility has improved drastically over the past few decades, many things–especially vehicles–just aren’t designed with a disabled person in mind. That’s all about to change thanks to Equal , an electric vehicle concept that’s currently gathering funding on Indiegogo. Read the rest of EQUAL: A Compact Electric Vehicle Specially Designed for People with Disabilities Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: Absolute Design , accessible transportation , croatia , Croatian electric vehicle , electric car design , electric cars for disabled people , electric vehicles , Equal eco-friendly EV , green transportation , living with disabilities , people with disabilities        

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Top 6 Original Photo Stories from 2013 – Vote for the Best of the Best!

December 27, 2013 by  
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Many of Inhabitat’s editors and writers are also talented photographers who love to step away from their desks to see the green world through their own lens. Tafline spent time at Boneyard Studios in Washington D.C., where a whole village of tiny houses are on display , Yuka scoped out the stacked shipping container home in Williamsburg that has been the envy of people around the world, while Diane visited the bizarre orange and green Japanese Victorian home in Brooklyn . Check out these original stories and more and vote for the post that has the best photographs – in your esteemed opinion! Note: There is a poll embedded within this post, please visit the site to participate in this post’s poll. Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: blu homes , Boneyard Studios , California green homes , celebrity sitings NYC , Copake House , eat well farm , green architecture photo stories , inhabitat original photo stories , inhabitat photo stories , Leonardo DiCaprio , NYC green homes , Photography , Prefab Homes , tiny homes , top 2013 stories , top 6 original photo stories , top 6 stories , Washington DC Tiny Homes        

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Top 6 Green Transportation Stories of 2013 – Vote for Your Favorite!

December 27, 2013 by  
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2013 has been a fantastic year for green transportation, and over the last 12 months we’ve seen some incredible innovations coming from all corners of the industry. From the sleek 3-D printed Urbee hybrid vehicle to Tesla’s next-gen EV battery that gets 400 miles per charge , we were never at a loss for exciting new developments that put clean energy above carbon emissions. See our 6 most read green transportation stories below and then vote for your favorite! Note: There is a poll embedded within this post, please visit the site to participate in this post’s poll. Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: 3d printed car , AeroVelo , green transportation , human powered helicopter , ionic thrusters , shark wheel , square wheel , tesla , Tesla Motors , top transportation stories of 2013 , transportation design , transportation innovation , urbee        

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