Zero-Car Families On The Rise

Twenty years ago, raising a family in America without access to a car was all but unheard of as cheap gas and a fully-functioning interstate system made road travel fast and easy. These days a host of alternatives to driving makes car ownership increasingly optional, and the trend is spreading among young people who find smartphones more affordable than automobiles.

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Phyto Kinetic Buses Put Rooftop Gardens On Public Transit

Humankind has always been attracted towards both cities and nature, and finding a balance between 21st century urbanism and the environment is an ongoing challenge. With green space at a premium in many places, a Spanish landscape artist conceived of a lightweight rooftop garden placed atop public transit buses.

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The College Commute: How To Save On Your Way To Class

It wasn’t all that long ago that I was a poor college student hard hit for cash. The thought never occurred to me that maybe I could save a few buck by walking or biking to class instead of storming around campus in my 1995 Pontiac Trans Am. Man, I miss that car. Today, college students are more keen on their transportation options, and this handy-dandy infographic breaks down the most popular options.

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Video: The Best Mass Transit Ad Ever?

I think it is safe to assert that, at least here in America, public transportation gets a bad rap. But it doesn’t have to be that way, especially since more and more Americans are demanding better public transit services.

Too bad we don’t have advertisements like this next video from Denmark, ominously titled “The Bus.” Does this video make mass transit look cool or what?

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