An affogato theory of transportation

Coffee and ice cream and jam (or traffic jams).

Global climate action, meet the bike industry — now, collaborate

Bicycles can make powerful progress along the path to reducing carbon pollution. But “unusual suspects” are missing an opportunity to work together.

10 objectives for assessing Mobility as a Service

MaaS has the potential to transform cities, but first, we need a new paradigm for how we are using it.

Is public transportation a human right?

Greyhound Bus is pulling out of half of Canada, and it is raising a lot of questions.

A wave of electric vehicle charging investment is here

California and New York are moving forward on close to $1 billion, collectively, in EV charging infrastructure.

How UPS navigates a culture of sustainability and innovation

UPS is building partnerships with governments and citizens to help find solutions to environmental and congestion challenges.

Why real estate and insurance lobbies will have a huge influence on climate policy

Billions of dollars in additional, annual potential damages have put these industries on notice.

3 ways that cities can unlock the benefits of electric vehicles

Smarter urban planners will take a more integrated and assertive approach, according to this analysis by Bain and Co.

Raining on the Starman’s Parade: Why Elon Musk’s space stunt was a bad idea

The rest of the world loved the stunt by the CEO of Tesla and SpaceX. But beware the new “frontier economics.”

Why GM and Ford face a long road ahead in the race to low-carbon transportation

As electrification charges ahead, today’s leaders come from Germany and Japan.

Another reason to avoid free two-day shipping: they are shipping dogfood by air

The carbon footprint of air freight is ten times that of truck freight; perhaps it’s time for “slow shopping.”

Steep utility fees are killing electric-car charging stations

Sales of EVs are on a roll, but high rates are putting the brakes on fast-charging infrastructure.

The Ray: 18-mile stretch of road is a testbed for a "regenerative highway ecosystem"

What will the highways of the near future look like? This road project aims to create “a corridor that reconnects and restores us.”

Is Your State Bicycle-Friendly?

By Davis Harper Do you live in the safest or the most dangerous state for riding a bike? The 2017 Bicycle Friendly State Report Card has the answer. Each year, the League of American Bicyclists , an advocacy group founded in 1880 to improve street conditions for bikers, releases a detailed ranking that cyclists can use to track where it’s safe, and not so safe, to hop on wheels. The group also monitors each state’s progress toward increased bicycle safety. The rankings are derived from a variety of factors, including five key bicycle-friendly actions, federal data on bicycling conditions, and summaries with feedback on how each state

Bellcycle is a weird front-wheel drive bike that you assemble yourself

With a totally unique upright riding position, front wheel drive, and the ability to assemble it in different configurations, the Bellcycle might just be weird enough to catch on.

Norway surpasses ambitious car CO2 goal, 3 years early

Thanks, Elon.

Buyers of the new Nissan LEAF in Japan can get a free solar array

Owners of the next-gen LEAF in Japan have the option of driving on sunshine for free, and can connect the car to their house as a vehicle-to-home electricity source to mitigate peak power usage.

And the car of the year is … a Ford MegaRaptor?

In which I learn how really out of touch this TreeHugger is with the reality of what people want in a car.

Uber Encourages Partygoers to Celebrate Responsibly in New Social Campaigns

From #DeleteUber to sexual harassment allegations, the Greyball scandal and a recent European court ruling that declared it a transportation business and taxi service, it’s fair to say 2017 has been a pretty rough year for Uber. In a bid to rebuild its deeply damaged reputation, the Silicon Valley-based ride-sharing platform has rolled out a series of campaigns targeting drinking and driving during the holiday season. Building on its previous partnership during the 2015 Superbowl, Uber launched a designated rider campaign with Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) ahead of the holiday season, calling on partygoers to celebrate responsibly and keep roads safe by committing to

Trending: New Initiatives, Innovations to Give Aviation Biofuels a Big Push

Air transport represents 2 percent to 3 percent of global man-made CO2 emissions. Sustainable aviation biofuel has been identified as one of the most promising ways to meet the ambitious targets of stabilizing emissions generated by global air transport as soon as 2020. A new initiative in France and a breakthrough discovery in Germany could just be the push the sustainable fuel source needs. To promote the emergence of sustainable aviation biofuel industries, Air France in partnership with the French Ministry for Ecological and Inclusive Transition, Ministry of Transport, Ministry

2017 was the year that …

It wasn’t all horrible, really.

Germany’s plan to downshift auto emissions

To truly transition to renewable energy, the country must start moving beyond private autos and embrace new digitally-run systems of shared mobility.

Peace Boat’s Ecoship to Bring Sustainability to the High Seas in 2020

Sustainable isn’t a word often used to describe the cruise industry, which has historically received less than stellar grades for its environmental performance (although there have been signs of improvement). But Peace Boat, an NGO working to promote peace, human rights, sustainable development and respect for the environment, has unveiled a new ship worthy of the descriptor. Designed in partnership