US Census Reveals the Top 10 US Cities for Mass Transit Commuting

September 26, 2011 by  
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The Census Bureau just released a report on the commuting behavior of Americans in 2009. The commuting report is part of the American Community Survey , and it details the average commute time for Americans along with their mode of transportation . Although seven-tenths of Americans living in metro areas reside within 3/4 of a mile of public transit, only 4.9 percent of workers regularly took mass transit to work in 2009. Nine of the ten cities on this list have less than 15% of the population commuting on mass transit . If those are our highest statistics, perhaps Americans need a bit of a mass transit education along with additional infrastructure support. Read the rest of US Census Reveals the Top 10 US Cities for Mass Transit Commuting Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: best mass transit cities , best public transport , best public transportation , boston , chicago , Honolulu , infrastructure , mass transit , most efficient mass transit , most efficient public transportation , New York. , philadelphia , public transportation , San Francisco , Seattle , Washington DC

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Loop.pH’s Recycled Cable ‘Faraday Curtain’ Reflects Electromagnetic Fields

September 26, 2011 by  
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Commissioned for Bloomberg Philanthropy by art and design agency Arts Co , ‘Waste Not, Want It’ is a series of specially commissioned art and design projects made almost entirely out of Bloomberg’s waste and presented as part of the 2011 London Design Festival . Design studio Loop.pH ’s ‘Faraday Curtain’ is made from hundreds of meters of discarded electrical cable, stripped of its inner core and conductive shielding and re-threaded into an intricately laced textile mesh. The resultant ephemeral textile enclosure has a soft and sheer surface that shields the interior space from electromagnetic fields. + Loop.pH The article above was submitted to us by an Inhabitat reader. Want to see your story on Inhabitat ? Send us a tip by following this link . Remember to follow our instructions carefully to boost your chances of being chosen for publishing! Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: arts co , bloomberg philanthropy , bloomberg waste , eco-art , environmental art , faraday curtain , green design , lacemaking , LOOP.PH , recycled electrical cables , Recycled Materials , sustainable design , waste not want not

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