2010 Honda Civic Hybrid

Honda Civic Hybrid is a good hybrid car alternative for those who want a traditional looking sedan that seats 5. This front-wheel drive compact saves fuel at 42 mpg. At 4.4 annual tons of CO2e, this hybrid emits actually emits less greenhouse gases than its CNG cousin. The Honda Civic ... Read More...

San Jose’s Personal Rapid Transit

By John Addison (12/16/09) Your heart sinks as you watch your missed plane fly away while you are trapped in gridlock. Parking lots are full. More parking lots attract more cars. Streets jam and more gridlock. Public transit, airport buses, shuttles, and taxis can all help. The best ground transportation solution that ... Read More...

More Smiles, Less Miles

APA PowerPoint and Podcast Now you can hear John Addison's presentation to the American Planning Association (APA) and download the presentation. Transportation is a major consideration when planning a region, city, suburb, or even a town center. It has become increasingly common for plans to discuss greenhouse gas emissions in addition ... Read More...

More Greenbacks for Greentech

By John Addison (12/10/09) Investments Grow for Electric Cars, Energy Storage, Smart Grid More venture capital will be invested in innovative greentech firms and more IPOs will happen in 2010 predict some of the world’s smartest venture capitalists and investment bankers at the Venture Summit Silicon Valley. In most circles, greentech is ... Read More...

Toyota and GM Fight for Plug-in Market

By John Addison reporting from the LA Auto Show (12/4/09, updated 12/15/09) Electric cars and hybrid cars are prominent here at the LA Auto Show. GM highlighted big plans for the Chevy Volt. Toyota, owning some 65 percent of the U.S. hybrid market, displayed the Prius Plug-in Hybrid Vehicle (PHV) along ... Read More...

One Billion Bicycles

Excerpt from Save Gas, Save the Planet Do you remember the thrill of riding a bicycle when you were a child? You were free. Empowered. You had fun. You were also riding a zero-emission vehicle, saving gas and helping our future. Globally, more people own bikes than own cars, trucks and SUVs ... Read More...