Improve the Fuel Economy of Your Car in 11 Easy Steps

February 27, 2017 by  
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Although you may dream of buying a hybrid or an electric vehicle, many of us have to drive the cars we already have, at least for the time being. Fortunately, there’s a lot you can do with driving habits and car maintenance to boost fuel…

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How bikeshare aims to put two-wheel mobility in high gear

July 12, 2016 by  
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Whether commuting, running errands or just getting some exercise, bicycling is experiencing a resurgence in the United States. And in the growing number of cities with bikeshare programs, you don’t even need to own your own bike.

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Milan wants to fight pollution by paying commuters to bike to work

March 2, 2016 by  
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After 2015 brought some of the worst air pollution on record, the city of Milan, Italy is considering a dramatic solution to improve air quality: paying residents who choose to ride a bike to work rather than driving. In late December, smog became so severe that the city had to ban the use of cars for three days, along with the traditional end of the year firework displays. So it makes sense that officials are trying out new schemes to cut down on air pollution – and they’ve set aside €35 million to the cause. Read the rest of Milan wants to fight pollution by paying commuters to bike to work

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Magnitude 7.8 Sumatra earthquake results in loss of life, but minimal damage

March 2, 2016 by  
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Indonesia and Australia have both issued tsunami warnings following a magnitude 7.8 earthquake off the island of Sumatra. Indonesia’s warning has since been lifted and no substantial damage has been reported, although there were an unknown number of casualties. The offshore quake was a shallow one, which tend to be associated with more devastation. The U.S. Geological Survey first reported the quake rated 8.2 before lowering the magnitude three times to settle at 7.8. Read the rest of Magnitude 7.8 Sumatra earthquake results in loss of life, but minimal damage

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Crazy all-glass slide will be suspended 1,000 feet high off LA’s tallest tower

March 2, 2016 by  
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Googleplex designer’s sky offices above London would suck people up from their homes

December 15, 2015 by  
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Clive Wilkinson , who design the original Googleplex, came up with a quirky design that puts a satirical spin on the idea of office spaces. His design envisions a layer of single-level workspaces that hover above cities and suck people up from their homes via pneumatic tubes . Entitled ‘The Endless Workspace,’ the project is a tongue-in-cheek proposal meant to “solve” London’s commuting problems. Read the rest of Googleplex designer’s sky offices above London would suck people up from their homes

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Is Your Neighborhood’s Urban Design Making You Sick?

August 21, 2014 by  
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“What is the influence of street network design on public health?” This question prompted a recent study that has just been published in the Journal of Transport & Health. While much has been said about the impact of various aspects of the built environment on obesity levels, heart disease, cancer rates and so forth, this study particularly focused on street layouts: comparing the health of residents of car-friendly cul-de-sacs with residents of walkable, densely networked inner cities . So, which of these makes you more sick? Read the rest of Is Your Neighborhood’s Urban Design Making You Sick? Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: cars , commuting , Daniel Piatkowski , diabetes , do cul-de-sacs make you fat , heart disease , Norman Garrick , obesity , public health , Savannah State University , suburban sprawl , University of Colorado Denver , University of Connecticut , Urban design , walkable cities , Wesley Marshall

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Infographic: The True Cost of Car Ownership

December 10, 2013 by  
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In the market for a new car? Check out these infographics to see how much you’ll really pay over five years — and get tips on saving money and fuel.

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Head Games: Could Recycled Newspaper Save Your Noggin?

October 24, 2013 by  
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The Paper Pulp Helmet is made from recycled newspaper and intended for occasional bike riders. Its creators hope to have it on shelves in the U.K. by Spring 2014.

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5 Ways to Ditch the Keys for World Carfree Day

September 20, 2013 by  
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On Sept. 22, people around the world will once again celebrate World Carfree Day. In honor, we offer five ways to get around sans automobile.

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