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Is public transport as green as you think?

Is public transport as green as you think?

Alan Davies December 4, 2012 21 Comments

It's true emissions from public transport aren't as low relative to cars as is popularly imagined, but the savings are still significant. And there are other good reasons to invest in worthwhile transit services.

Energy efficiency in transport – some surprises!

Alan Davies April 1, 2010 3 Comments

The latest edition of the Transportation Energy Data Book: Edition 28 was released last year by the US Department of Energy (Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy). I’ve derived the accompanying graph from Chapter 2 of the report. There are a couple of points of interest here. In particular, the data shows that load […]