When the St. Lawrence Seaway was opened 50 years ago, it promised to move the ocean 1,000 miles inland, boost commerce, and light cities. But some think it has been an environmental nightmare.
If you’re thinking about buying a cleaner, more fuel-efficient car, you might think a hybrid is your best option. But some automakers want people to look at an older technology when they’re looking for green cars: the diesel engine. The Environment Report's Julie Grant reports.
The high-speed rail system in Spain is a huge success, and offers some lessons for Obama administration officials seeking to develop something similar in the U.S.
While the tourism industry has grown exponentially in recent years, it plummeted in the wake of Sept. 11 -- evidence of tourism's vulnerability.
Bike sharing programs are becoming an increasingly popular way to provide affordable transportation that requires less energy, while boosting various sectors of the economy.
The Southern Environmental Law Center's top 10 places in America's South that face "immediate, potentially irreparable threats in 2009" represent a cross-section of the major environmental issues facing these states.
Are Peak Oil, the subprime mortgage mess and generational shifts ending Americans' love affair with the suburbs? That's what some high-profile urban planning types are postulating.
If you cover transportation or urban sprawl, keep an eye out for this year's Texas Transportation Institute mobility study.
In alternative-fuel transport circles, the plug-in hybrid electric vehicle (PHEV) is the current Holy Grail.
New report examines links between climate change and U.S. transportation.