public transportation

Democrats Unveil ‘Build Green’ Infrastructure and Jobs Act

Democrats Unveil ‘Build Green’ Infrastructure and Jobs Act

By Kenny Stancil Four congressional Democrats on Friday unveiled the BUILD GREEN Infrastructure and Jobs Act, a bill that would invest $500 billion over 10 years in state, local, and tribal projects to galvanize the transition to all electric public transportation — reducing climate-damaging greenhouse gas emissions and health-threatening air pollution while expanding clean mass […]

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    World’s First Self-Driving Bus Drives Flawlessly Through Amsterdam

    World’s First Self-Driving Bus Drives Flawlessly Through Amsterdam

    Could this be the future of public transportation? Mercedes-Benz has unveiled the world’s first autonomous bus—and it actually works. The “Future Bus” just completed its first 12-mile journey “without steering, accelerating and without brake pedal” on public roads in the Netherlands, according to Daimler Buses, the company working with Mercedez-Benz. The Mercedes-Benz Future Bus with […]

    How Green is Your State? Find Out With This Interactive Map

    How Green is Your State? Find Out With This Interactive Map

    There are many ways to assess the greenness of your home state. MPHOnline‘s approach was to consider a state’s energy makeup, gasoline consumption per capita, greenhouse gas emissions, air and water quality, recycling efforts and availability of public transportation. Using this data from state energy, waste, transportation and environmental management agencies, MPHOnline created an interactive map to […]