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Across the country, thousands of miles of waterways are threatened by at least one of five major potential sources of contamination: coal ash pits, oil pipelines and trains, fracking wastewater pits, animal waste lagoons, and...

By incorporating shared options into cities’ transportation networks, people will have more opportunities to meet their needs without driving solo in a personal car, freeing up street space, reducing emissions, and expanding access to the...

As cities look for solutions to tackle climate change, air pollution, traffic and pedestrian deaths, they should move the cars causing those problems out of the way and let the buses through.

The United States is home to beautiful beaches and ecologically crucial coastal areas, where waters abound with marine life and one-of-akind ecosystems. Two new factsheets describe new threats that our oceans face - new offshore...

Cities across the U.S. are grappling with accommodating the housing needs of their growing and changing populations, a process complicated by the increasing scarcity of affordable housing. What could be a recipe for disaster has...

My week on BlueBike, Boston's bikeshare system, felt like a glimpse into the future of urban transportation. Now, how can Boston realize a modern transit system that more closely integrates bikes, buses and trains?

Can the dream of a new transportation future be as motivating as a brisk ride in a sleek new car? I think it can.

American farmers are trapped in a toxic cycle of pesticide and herbicide use. Breaking our reliance on pesticides, including dicamba and glyphosate, is a crucial step in freeing farmers from this cycle and creating an...

Few Americans have more power to act on climate than our nation’s governors. Governors can take action by setting goals to reduce statewide emissions. They can shift transportation spending and policies to support low-carbon options...

Cities around the world are moving towards developing transportation systems with more options for residents and less dependence on cars. What can they learn from China, where dockless bike share programs have reinvigorated bicycle usage...

According to a new report from the Governors Highway Safety Association (GHSA), pedestrian deaths in the U.S. increased by 35 percent between 2008 and 2017. During the same time frame, all other traffic deaths decreased...

Why would we assume that transportation would be the one sphere of modern life in which my children are just like my parents?

The primary threat to green space in Denver is not skyscrapers or apartments constructed to accommodate new people. It’s roads, driveways and parking lots we’ve built to accommodate more cars.

The Keystone Pipeline has already suffered multiple spills, including a 210,000-gallon spill in November 2017. A geographic analysis of the pipeline finds that it likely threatens thousands of waterways along much of its route.

This President’s Day weekend, auto dealers will once again try to lure Americans into showrooms, hoping to attract them with holiday deals. After the Great Recession, the federal government made a series of policy...

After 20 years in Columbia, Maryland, my partner's mom recently accepted a job offer in Jackson, Mississippi, and made the move. When she got there, however, there was one thing she didn’t expect: the water...

Late last year, I took a trip with a friend to watch the demolition of the retired Mt. Tom coal-fired power plant in Holyoke, Massachusetts. As we watched from across the Connecticut River, I was...

The tempering of our appetites is critically important to our physical and spiritual health, and it is a crucial step in healing our environment.

All of Frontier Group’s staff commute to work primarily by walking, biking or running. The following stories of how we adopted our commutes illustrate some of the challenges of starting and the joys of continuing...

Recently, on a call with my Frontier Group colleagues, I shared that I wanted to write a blog about why I love bike commuting. To my delighted surprise, others jumped in and said, “we all...

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