28 Sep '11, 8pm

Efforts to Reduce Cars' Impacts Find Only Stop-and-Go Momentum

Efforts to Reduce Cars' Impacts Find Only Stop-and-Go Momentum

We probably don't have to tell you that the nation's roads are often a mess, and if the traffic congestion doesn't drive you nuts, fuel prices might. At the same time, the environmental impact from all those miles driven -- and the near-complete lack of reduction in those miles driven -- is sometimes too depressing to think about. This has been a hot-button issue on all fronts for years, with companies, nonprofits and governments trying to address the issue in any number of ways. In the past week, there have been a few interesting developments -- both good and bad -- and a number of developments emerged this week in efforts to reduce the impacts of and stresses from our national driving habit. Here are some of the highlights: Should the Government Focus More on Vehicles Than Renewables? The federal government needs to pay more attention to the transportation sector, accord...

Full article: http://www.greenbiz.com/blog/2011/09/28/efforts-reduce-ca...

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