Amtrak is unveiling a $117 billion, 30-year vision for high-speed rail on the East Coast that would drastically reduce travel times along the congested corridor.
|By: Jim Moss Tuesday September 28, 2010 7:00 pm|
|By: nourishingtheplanet Wednesday August 4, 2010 6:31 am|
For many farmers, an abundant harvest is only the first step toward feeding their families and earning an income. Vegetables ripening in the field—or even harvested and stored nearby—are still a long way from the market where they can be sold for a profit.
|By: ramblinmanfilms Wednesday May 26, 2010 8:57 pm|
This short film (3:58) highlights the Bus Riders Union’s hunger strike, protesting the Los Angeles Metropolitan Transit Authority’s unfair rate hikes.
|By: Jim Moss Friday May 21, 2010 8:23 am|
Some places in the United States are aware of the need for post-petroleum transportation, and local governments are taking action to encourage bicycle travel. There’s even a friendly rivalry developing between two of most forward-looking cities.
|By: Jim Moss Friday April 16, 2010 1:00 pm|
Our love affair with our cars has also been fueled by the devious actions of a few major corporations. The once ubiquitous electric streetcar was driven into the ground by colloboration of Big Oil and Big Auto. It wasn’t a fair fight.
|By: Jim Moss Saturday April 10, 2010 8:07 am|
In the coming months, there will be a series of articles on the Seminal called “Driven to Destruction.” It will unearth some of the sordid history of how the country became so car-dependent, how this dependency has become harmful in so many ways, and how we can begin to move forward to a more sane and sustainable system of transportation.
|By: SethDMichaels Wednesday December 9, 2009 7:06 am|
Investment in rebuilding the nation’s infrastructure can put millions of people to work now and improve our country for the long term. The United States has some $2.2 trillion in unmet infrastructure needs. That’s a lot of work that needs to be done, at a time when 26 million people are unemployed or underemployed.