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Published on August 3rd, 2011 | by Zachary Shahan

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HOT Bamboo Bicycle, Mayor Crushes Illegally-Parked Cars with Tank (+ Transportation Top 10)

August 3rd, 2011 by  


Bamboo bicycle!

Bicycles (most efficient mode of transportation known to man.. or woman) + bamboo (super fast-growing, environmentally friendly plant) = awesome bikes. Check out more on this sweet-as-heck bamboo bicycle, “grown” by grafting bamboo in the video below.

http://youtu.be/PSuNyM4FT38

More text on the bike on TheCityFix.

One more video before our top transportation stories of the week. Check out Arturas Zuokas, the “World’s Most Bike-Friendly Mayor” crush a car parked in a bike lane with a tank… Strong policy, but hey!

And how about some more cool or interesting clean transportation stories of the week? Here are a few of my favorites (other than what our good writers here on CleanTechnica have already covered):

Clean Cars

  1. White House Announces New Fuel Economy Standards [Red, Green, & Blue]
  2. Thank You, Early Electric Vehicle Adopters [NRDC]
  3. Zipcar Reduces Driving, Improves Sustainable Transport [TheCityFix]
  4. Prius Coupe Set for 2014 Launch [Gas2]
  5. ChargePoint Network Moves in to Boston [Gas2]
  6. Opel Plans to Build 20,000 Fuel-cell Luxury Sedans for 2016 [Gas2]
  7. Fisker Hints at Bugatti-Like Performance Thanks to New EV Transmission [Gas2]

Other Transportation Stories

  1. Boston’s Hubway Bike-Sharing Program Gets Going [WBUR]
  2. Making Buses Better [NRDC]
  3. Transportation as a Civil Rights Issue [Wired]

Photo via James Dyson Award


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is tryin' to help society help itself one word at a time. He spends most of his time here on CleanTechnica as its director, chief editor, and CEO. Zach is recognized globally as an electric vehicle, solar energy, and energy storage expert. He has presented about cleantech at conferences in India, the UAE, Ukraine, Poland, Germany, the Netherlands, the USA, Canada, and Curaçao. Zach has long-term investments in Tesla [TSLA] — after years of covering solar and EVs, he simply has a lot of faith in this company and feels like it is a good cleantech company to invest in. But he does not offer (explicitly or implicitly) investment advice of any sort on Tesla or any other company.



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