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Take the O-Train

Many cities are begging for stimulus funds for transportation projects, which, I'm afraid, could end up with buses and trains going nowhere.  Ottawa serves as a model of what works when investing in transportation projects.  For a city of 1,000,000, ...

Subway to my Seoul

Editor’s Note:  Occasionally, GreenGoPost will take you on a global tour of other cities’ transportation systems.  We’ll start in Seoul, South Korea.  We believe one of the best ways to get familiar with a city, and learn a little about ...

City of Bicyclists?

Los Angeles and bicycling sound odd when mentioned in the same sentence.  Despite the region's warm and arid climate, reputation having a healthy lifestyle, and sunshine year round, bicycling is a trend that really hasn't caught on here.  You'll find ...

Senator Dukakis?

With Edward Kennedy's passing, Massachusetts will soon name an interim senator once the State Legislature (again) changes the law allowing someone to hold the seat until a new election occurs in January.  The rumors strongly suggest that Michael Dukakis, former ...

Sustainable Sacto

Sacramento is an afterthought to most Californians.  I think I only know it well because of the 70s family drama, Eight is Enough ("but daaaad, this is the 80's!" was my favorite line!).  It's too bad me and another 35 ...

Ciudad Verde

Mayors around the world, including San Francisco’s Gavin Newsom, have traveled to a certain city to learn about sustainable development and urban planning.  This city has rooftop gardens, is creating more greenbelts and bike paths, and has a “today don’t ...

Danes on Bikes

I miss my bicycle.  Years ago, I lived in Gainesville, Florida, and as a poor graduate student, a car was out of the question.  I had just moved from Baltimore, where I got by without a car because downtown was ...

Are We Finally Plugged Into Plug-ins?

Yesterday I went to the Plug-In 2009 show in Long Beach.  I was hoping to see more vehicles, but the evening was an interesting one.  There were vendors ranging from light-weight auto bumper makers to electric charging station manufacturers.   I think ...

Heavy Duty can be Green

The Green Tech Connect Forum in Pasadena was a success for so many reasons.  One issue that I was thrilled to see addressed was the role of heavy duty trucks and equipment.  In front of the Pasadena Convention Center, not ...
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