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How To Pay For The Roads Still Traveled

I had a telling conversation with an old friend several months ago, a devoted environmentalist who’s a community college biology teacher living south of San Francisco in a pleasant small town abutting the Pacific. I don’t recall how it came up, but she declared, “We’ve just got to get more people out of their cars.” Then came a pregnant pause, Read More ›

Trucks – From Delivery Vans To Big Rigs – Need To Get Efficient, Too

With voters concerned about record-high oil and gas prices and a slow economy, both presidential candidates are urging strong measures to reduce U.S. dependence on oil. Last week, in a widely reported speech from Lansing, Mich., Sen. Barack Obama said, “breaking our oil addiction is one of the greatest challenges our generation will ever face,” and “will take nothing less Read More ›