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Issue 4: Sustainable Transportation

7 April 2014

Editor's Note

Cover image by Vincent Lock licensed under CC BY 2.0 

Articles

7 April 2014

In the United States, light duty vehicles travel about three trillion passenger miles every year.

7 April 2014

Every day, the United States burns over 13 million barrels of oil to maintain its vast transportation system, with ~8.8 million barrels of that used for personal cars.

7 April 2014

As you read this, chances are the air that you’re breathing contains thousands of particles per cubic centimeter.

7 April 2014

The California High-Speed Rail Authority (Authority) is the state agency responsible for planning, designing, building and operating the first high-speed rail system in the nation.

7 April 2014

Commercial aviation is one of the fastest growing sources of greenhouse gas emissions and yet a critical component of the global economic infrastructure.

7 April 2014

Why aren't Internal Combustion engines a thing of the past?

7 April 2014

We are living in exciting times when it comes to the nation’s oil and energy dependence. You could call this era the age of increasing oil freedom.

7 April 2014

Let’s be honest: The facts and figures about the threat of global warming can be overwhelming, so much so that it is common for people to feel paralyzed by inaction when they hear climate cha

7 April 2014

It is said that you should never discuss religion and politics in polite company, but sometimes I feel like this saying should be never discuss religion, politics and biofuels in polite compa

7 April 2014

Transportation accounts for approximately 20% of total global energy demand; therefore, de-carbonizing the transportation sector is fundamental to reducing global demand for fossil fuels.

7 April 2014

According to the United Nations, the world population living in urban areas will double by 2050, with most of the urbanization occurring in the developing regions of Asia and Africa.

7 April 2014

It no longer takes a transportation planner to see the shift occurring in the travel habits of the millennial generation, which is the largest and most diverse in American history.