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A FAST Solution

Unless you have been asleep the last 50 years, you probably have heard that Los Angeles has a bit of a traffic problem.  The glorification of the "car culture" has taken a toll on Angelinos and its visitors.  Road rage ...

Go Metro in Santiago

Third in a review of public transportation projects around the world.   Santiago is the Athens of South America.  I say that because most visitors dismiss the city as a crowded, polluted, and dull eyesore.  But like Athens, once you get past ...

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 ...

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 ...

Yes, Virginia, There is a Subway in LA!

Los Angeles has many issues surrounding its transportation woes, but rail is not, well, a total loss here.  Folks outside of LA are often surprised when I mention that Los Angeles has a few local rail lines and a pretty ...

Happy Bastille, Lille

It figures France should get a mention on its two hundred twentieth Bastille Day.  We Americans are always happy to pick on France, but in its own way, France has undergone an impressive energy revolution . . . without losing ...

Green is grey

I recently had a discussion with like-minded folks where we bantered about what it meant to be “green.”  It’s gone from fringe to fashion, activist to academic, from mocked to a true movement. Growing up, the debate had always been so ...
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