Toyota iRoad Undergoes More Trials Ahead of Production

Toyota believes that its new iRoad might be able to combine the advantages of a motorcycle’s small road footprint, the enclosed weather protection of a car, and the convenience of bike to deliver a superior “last mile” transit solution.

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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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In The UK, Driving May Soon Be Cheaper Than Public Transport

Car ownership has never been cheap, and with cars only getting more and more expensive, one would think that public transportation might represent an enormous cost savings over cars. But in the UK at least, the popularity of public transportation, combined with ever-increasing train and tube fares, has led to commuting by car to be cheaper than train, at least in some areas.

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