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Baltimore Bike Share Arrives With 40% Electric Fleet

January 7th, 2017 | by James Ayre

Baltimore, Maryland, finally got its first bikeshare program about a month ago — Baltimore Bike Share. Ridership levels are already pretty good (~6,000 rides). That perhaps has something to do with the fact that around 40% of the bikeshare fleet is made up of electric bikes, rather than the whole fleet being "simply" pedal-powered bikes


$9,641 = Annual Savings Taking Public Transportation In USA

November 29th, 2016 | by Cynthia Shahan

Riding public transportation is a vital means of saving money, money that can much more happily be spent on other things than on owning, driving, and maintaining a car. Transit riders can forget about auto insurance, car payments, fuel costs, tuneups at the mechanic, expensive broken car parts, etc


Nearly 40,000 New Green Jobs Created Across America During 2Q 2013

August 30th, 2013 | by Silvio Marcacci

Clean energy and sustainable transportation projects launched this year created nearly 40,000 new green jobs in America during the second quarter of 2013. From renewables to energy efficiency and public transportation, America’s transition to a clean energy economy is well underway, reports the latest green jobs report from Environmental Entrepreneurs


Maryland Governor Unveils Strongest US Plan To Fight Climate Change

July 25th, 2013 | by Silvio Marcacci

If Governor Martin O’Malley gets his way, Maryland may soon lead America in the fight against climate change and transition toward a clean energy future. Today, O’Malley announced an aggressive plan to cut greenhouse gas emissions 25% and boost renewable energy 25% by 2020 - both up from current 20% targets.



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