Posts Tagged ‘transportation’

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Fuel Economy Tips for the Holidays...

December 9th, 2013

Traveling for the holidays has become somewhat of a tradition for many families here in the United States and around the world. Some of our travels will only take us a few miles down the road, while others may lead us across the country. If you plan on driving... Read More

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CicLAvia and WalkLAvia: Healthy Transportation Tak...

October 4th, 2013

If you have ever driven through downtown Los Angeles, whether in rush hour traffic or not, you are probably well aware of the horrible gridlock that regularly turns city streets into virtual parking lots. You may also be aware of the stifling pollution that rises above the streets and... Read More

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Biofriendly Tips to Help You Extend the Life of Yo...

June 17th, 2013

The kids are out of school, summer is here and despite rising gas prices many families are planning to hit the road at some point this summer. In fact millions of people are expected to be making a trek to their favorite vacation destinations this year. Some will be... Read More

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Earth Day: How to Get Your Kids Involved...

April 18th, 2013

This year Earth Day is all about educating people on climate change and the effect it is having on people all around the world. It goes way beyond that, however, as this Earth Day strives to highlight the exceptional acts being taken by people, like you and me, to... Read More

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3 Areas Where Students Can Impact Their Environmen...

March 16th, 2013

While colleges and universities are making strides towards more sustainable campuses there is still a lot students themselves can do to lessen their impact on the local environment. This is especially true when we consider the fact most locations, where institutions of higher learning exist, see a major rise... Read More

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10 Money-Saving Transportation Tips...

October 3rd, 2012

According to reports, the average American travels in their vehicle an estimated 37 miles each and every day. That is over 13,000 miles per person, per year, which is double the amount we drove 30 odd years ago. Needless to say, such transportation habits can and are having a... Read More

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Green Comes in All Shapes and Sizes...

August 30th, 2012

Image by dorena-wm / Creative Commons Going green isn’t just a saying, it is a way of life. Many people incorporate green actions into their daily routines, often without even realizing it. While some may think you are not being truly “green” unless you have solar panels on your... Read More

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10 Inventive Ways to Use Solar Power...

July 12th, 2012

Image by Markus Ram / Creative Commons Solar power is one of the best alternative energy options available today. Unlike wind or tidal energy where you are, in part, dependent on nature cooperating with your energy-collection efforts, there is very little that can hinder your ability to harness the... Read More

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4 Ways to Combat Air Pollution As Summer Heats Up...

June 1st, 2012

Image by Joe Wolf / Creative Commons Sweltering temperatures across the globe have not only been getting people down physically, but mentally as well. You have probably noticed, when the temperatures are at their hottest, you seem to feel the effects of the smog and air pollution a lot... Read More

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How Four Moms Have Shaped the Future of GM and the...

May 14th, 2012

Most people have a certain vehicle in mind, or at least an idea of what they are looking for, before they go car shopping. In fact, many people already have the make and model picked out before they even step foot on the lot. But who is to say... Read More