Modes of transportation and the systems, infrastructure and innovation that support them.
Telecommuting is one of the most eco-friendly ways to "get" to work. The 5.2 million Americans who currently telecommute save about 10 million barrels of oil per year.
11 | March 16, 2011 2:45pm |
While gas would have to cost about $7 a gallon for most hybrids to break even, the Toyota Camry Hybrid and the Ford Escape Hybrid seem to be more cost-efficient than their gas-powered counterparts.
18 | March 14, 2011 4:05pm |
Even though the market is being inundated with new hybrid and electric cars, few Americans know the difference, and that is hurting sales, a survey conducted by research firm Synovate finds.
19 | March 11, 2011 4:28pm |
A new study by Florida's Department of Transportation shows that high-speed rail in the state would have made money. Unfortunately, LaHood has categorically said the money is now going to go to...
21 | March 10, 2011 3:49pm |
Tesla's Model S will run from $57,400 to about $77,400, depending on the range of the car.
30 | March 8, 2011 10:34am |
The Florida Supreme Court ruled that Gov. Rick Scott was well within his means to refuse federally allocated funds -- $2.4 billion -- to build a high-speed rail line in his state.
39 | March 4, 2011 4:05pm |
An investment into biking infrastructure will reduce Portland's health care costs in the long run, a new study finds.
6 | March 3, 2011 9:56am |
Volkswagen revives its iconic Microbus as an all-electric camper called "Bulli."
24 | March 2, 2011 6:29am |
This sleek looking e-bike has a motor, lithium polymer battery, wireless controller, USB port and LED battery power display -- all packed inside its front wheel.
6 | March 1, 2011 3:43am |
A Southern-California start-up's power-conversion technology could eventually result in electric cars having a much longer range with significantly smaller batteries.
6 | February 24, 2011 3:47pm |
Volvo is launching a plug-in diesel hybrid at the Geneva Auto Show that can be driven as an all-electric car, hybrid or powerful wagon.
4 | February 23, 2011 11:04am |
BMW launched its much anticipated â€œBMW iâ€� sub-brand this week, a range of pure EVs and hybrids made from carbon fiber and aluminum.
7 | February 22, 2011 9:41am |
Beating China's current record, Japan's Central Japan Railway Company announced that it plans to build a new train between Tokyo and Nagoya, that will go 310 miles per hour.
18 | February 17, 2011 8:01am |
U.K. budget airline EasyJet wants to use a an ultra-thin, high-tech coating to cut airline fuel consumption and costs.
3 | February 15, 2011 12:21pm |
Welcome to SmartPlanet's newest blog, Transport Theory. From hybrid cars to high-speed rail to boats, trains and airplanes, contributor Ami Cholia will bring us the latest news and help us...
3 | February 15, 2011 6:20am |