Alternative Transportation

Alternative transportation refers to methods of transportation outside of the traditional automobile, usually specifically referring to methods that create fewer emissions. Examples include bicycles and high-occupancy modes of transport like buses, trains and carpools. Hybrid vehicles may also be included in this category, because while they do use some gasoline, their main purpose is to emit fewer greenhouse gases than traditional cars. The production of greenhouse gases, or pollution, contributes to climate change. Environmentalists advocate alternative transportation because it helps to dramatically reduce the amount of greenhouse gases in the atmosphere, and thereby slow climate change. (Photo: Flickr)

The seven stones of simpler living

Thirsty koala seeks help from bikers in South Australia

This bike lane is covered in solar panels. (It's also in the middle of a highway)

Progressive baby boomers are fighting housing and transportation progress

Everyone on the road hates everyone else

Elon Musk previews his not-so-Boring tunnel

We should worry about boomers on e-bikes

Can the electric car industry bring this ghost town back to life?

World's largest bicycle parking garage unveiled in the Netherlands

Our roads and our vehicles aren't designed with pedestrians in mind

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