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Ditch The Plane, Take The Night Train

People who travel by train leave a carbon footprint 50 times smaller than those who fly.

Use the Power Poles for Electric Cars!

These should cater to EV owners who live in apartments, townhouses, or units that do not have access to EV charging onsite.

How green hydrogen could end the fossil fuel era – TED Talk

As climate change accelerates, finding clean alternatives to fossil fuels is more urgent than ever. Social entrepreneur Vaitea Cowan believes green hydrogen is the answer. Watch as she shares her team’s work mass producing electrolyzers — devices that separate water into its molecular components: hydrogen and oxygen — and shows how they could help make green, carbon-free fuel affordable and accessible for everyone. “This is how we end the fossil fuel era,” Cowan says.

Now We’re Getting Serious……Watch the ‘Tesla SpaceX Hypercar’ with SpaceX boosters – it will blow your mind

The Model R produces 2,600 horsepower in total and reaches a top speed of 290 mph (467 kph) under short burst loads (2,950 horsepower and 326 mph (526 kph) for the more severe racing variant, respectively). It is propelled by ecologically friendly liquid hydrogen propellant.

Washington State Moving Ahead With Complete Streets

Move Ahead Washington, a law approved by the Washington State Legislature earlier this year, is expected to have a huge effect on transportation planning and engineering on state-controlled roads.

United Airlines invests $15 mln in Eve Air, orders 200 air taxis

The conditional deal for Eve’s four-seater air taxi, or electric vertical take-off and landing vehicle (eVTOL), includes an option for 200 more.

Video – Carmakers rolling out more affordable electrics

Auto companies are rolling out more affordable electric vehicles that should widen their appeal to a larger group of buyers

Senator Jon Tester Highlights Importance of Passenger Rail Service to Montana’s Economy

“The Empire Builder that serves Montana is so critically important to our state and is under attack almost every single day by somebody who doesn’t want that service to be there…The bottom line is if we lose Amtrak in Montana, it is an incredible hit,” Tester said. “If we can make our train travel as convenient as it is in other countries, I think it can be a tremendous economic developer in our country.”

Why California’s Parking Reform Matters for Housing and Climate

Rules that mandate excess parking in new development projects have added to the overlapping crises of housing affordability, urban sprawl and climate change, advocates say. California could soon bar cities from imposing them.

How Japan Won its ‘Traffic War’ – Hint: Rail Travel

Until the early 1970s, Japan endured a high rate of road fatalities. Now the nation boasts one of the world’s best traffic safety records. Here’s why.