This has to be the best commercial for public transportation I've ever seen. This ad was commissioned by the Danish government to promote their city buses. What are your thoughts? Leave a comment.
Three-quarters of all American workers drive alone to work. But in some metros more than 80 percent of the population’s workers subscribe to single-occupancy travel (I’m guilty Kansas City). The major market with the strongest concentration of solo commuters is -- fittingly enough -- the nation's auto capital, Detroit. Here are the top 10 major … Continue reading In Some Metros More than 80% Are Solo Commuters
As the Big Apple faces ever-hotter summers, officials are looking for ways to cool off in some of the only unused space left in a crowded city: rooftops. Check out this interactive journey through New York's roofscape makeover. Green Roofs Solar Roofs White Roofs Original article can be found at The Atlantic Cities
New startup, Essess (pronounced ēssess,) plans to drive vehicles past every building in the U.S., the same way Google Street View has, to take high-speed thermal scans of all residential and commercial structures. After creating a massive library of the thermal signatures of all the structures, it will give an energy score to every building, … Continue reading New Company Measures Building Energy Efficiency With Photos
I happened upon a neat festival this past weekend. KC's Uptown Greenfest was held on Saturday and Sunday, September 8th and 9th in the parking lot of Uptown Shoppes at 3600 Broadway. The festival hosted vendors from solar power to home energy audits to spiritual healers. I also met a nice young lady, Kate, who … Continue reading Uptown Kansas City GREENFEST 2012