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Browsing the "green transportation" Tag

Green Light for California High-Speed Rail Network

July 7th, 2012 | by Andrew

In a last-minute save, California legislators approved funding for a high-speed rail network that is to link Los Angeles to San Francisco. Supporters assert that the infrastructure project is much needed and will yield numerous benefits, creating much-needed jobs while alleviating crowded roads and air space and reducing greenhouse gas emissions.

PV Electric Tricycle for Under $550

August 8th, 2011 | by Glenn Meyers

A young man from Pakistan, Farrukh Khan, has built an interesting homemade solar-powered electric tricycle for a price tag that comes well under $600. Khan even provides detailed photo and a design template on the Instructables website for a small monthly subscription fee ($1.95 – 3.95)

Light Rail for Dummies {INFOGRAPHIC}

May 30th, 2011 | by Zachary Shahan

Light rail is a great clean transit solution that could help many cities improve their quality of life. It is growing in popularity across the U.S., but is still probably unknown and unseen by many. And I'm sure there are millions upon millions of people who would be hard-pressed to come up with an answer as to how light rail transportation (LRT) is different from commuter rail or streetcars/trams

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