Posts tagged with 'innovation'
New Report: Smart Growth Necessary for CO2 Reduction
New Report: Smart Growth Necessary for CO2 Reduction
It’s always good to have your argument laid out for you in a well-designed policy paper. The Center for Clean Air Policy’s new report, “Cost-Effective GHG Reductions through Smart Growth and Improved Transportation Choices,” does just that. It lays out ...
NYT on BRT: Great to See, A Bit Disappointing to Read
NYT on BRT: Great to See, A Bit Disappointing to Read
For a BRT advocate, it was really exciting to wake up this morning to a front-page, above-the-fold article in the New York Times, with Transmilenio as the central picture. Reading Elisabeth Rosenthal’s article, though, I must say that there were ...
Highlights from TheCityFix DC
Highlights from TheCityFix DC
A few highlights from our TheCityFix DC site-if you’re not reading it regularly, you’re missing out: LEED Neighborhood Development Wants You to Build More More More: Why doesn’t LEED-ND certify already existing neighborhoods? It’s one more example of green consumerism, ...
NRDC Wants to Know: How Smart is Your City?
NRDC Wants to Know: How Smart is Your City?
Who doesn’t love a little friendly competition? The National Resources Defense Council (NRDC) this month launched Smarter Cities, a multimedia Web site and interactive mapping tool that shows how U.S. cities stack up against each other across several indicators of ...
Carpooling Meets Facebook
Carpooling Meets Facebook
Here’s a video about an organization that leverages the power of online social networking in order to make carpooling easier, safer, and more convenient. If you need a ride somewhere or if you’re looking to cut down on the cost ...
It Takes a Village to...Build a Car?
It Takes a Village to…Build a Car?
Open source technology: Software companies do it. Why not carmakers? Photo via Riversimple. What if you could revolutionize the way cars are designed and built by opening the process up to input from the entire community? That’s exactly what Riversimple ...