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Published on July 21st, 2011 | by Zachary Shahan

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Clean Transportation News {Weekly Round-Up}

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July 21st, 2011 by Zachary Shahan
 

Some top clean transportation news of the week, other than what we’ve covered….

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Electric Vehicles

  1. Ikea to Host ECOtality’s Charging Stations [Gas2]
  2. Mitsubishi Launches Solar-Powered EV Quick Charge Station [Crisp Green]
  3. 2012 Nissan Leaf Price Jumps $2,420, Adds More Standard Features [Gas2]
  4. Electric Rescue Rover a Green Dream Concept [Gas2]
  5. A GPS System with the EV Driver in Mind [Gas2]
  6. AAA mobile chargers tackle EV range anxiety [cnet]
  7. Sony to Enter EV Battery Market [greentech media]
  8. By the numbers: The top eco car [cnet]

Other Car (or No-car) Stories

  1. Car Makers Oppose Fuel Standards that Would Save Consumers $150 Billion [Think Progress]
  2. Santa Monica: Plan to Have ‘No Net New Car Trips’ [The Planning Report]
  3. Car2Go ups car-sharing ante by going all-electric [cnet]
  4. The Daily Dig: Los Angeles Survives Carmageddon Weekend [The Infrastructurist]
  5. Peak Car Use? [Fast Company]
  6. What Would Los Angeles Look Like Without Cars? [TheCityFix]

Mass Transit

  1. What Happens When you Put a Coffee Table at a Bus Stop? [GOOD]
  2. A More Entertaining Transit Hub [The Boston Globe]

Transportation Bill

  1. Senate Leaders Vow to “Marry” Competing Infrastructure Bank Proposals [StreetsBlog DC]
  2. Senate releases transportation bill outline [League of American Bicyclists]

Trains

  1. Transforming Parking into TOD at a Long Island Train Station [Planetizen]
  2. The Public Interest and Private-Sector Involvement in High-Speed Rail [StreetsBlog DC]
  3. City Gateway Redesign in Philadelphia Near Train Station [philly.com]
  4. House Votes to Strip High-Speed Rail Funding [StreetsBlog DC]
  5. Rail-Wary FL Gov. Scott Threw Caution to the Wind in Supporting SunRail [StreetsBlog DC]

Bicycles

  1. 1 Car = 10 Bicycles [TheCityFix]
  2. Velomobile Burns Calories Not Gas, Secure Like a Car (VIDEO) [Huffington Post]

Boats & Planes

  1. WWF catamaran sails of with the sun [WWF]
  2. Lufthansa’s biofuel trial takes to the air with first commercial flight [Business Green]

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is the director of CleanTechnica, the most popular cleantech-focused website in the world, and Planetsave, a world-leading green and science news site. He has been covering green news of various sorts since 2008, and he has been especially focused on solar energy, electric vehicles, and wind energy since 2009. Aside from his work on CleanTechnica and Planetsave, he's the founder and director of Solar Love, EV Obsession, and Bikocity. To connect with Zach on some of your favorite social networks, go to ZacharyShahan.com and click on the relevant buttons.



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