27 Aug '15, 5pm

#Cars U.S. commuters waste 7 billion hours sitting in traffic, report says: Washington, D.C. tops the list... #Rt

"A new 2015 Urban Mobility Scorecard released today shows the urgent need for investment in public transportation and our road network. The report showed that traffic congestion caused drivers to waste more than 3 billion gallons of fuel and kept travelers stuck in their cars for nearly 7 billion extra hours. That is 42 hours per rush-hour commuter. The total nationwide price tag: $160 billion, or $960 per commuter. Public transportation is effective in saving hundreds of millions of hours of delay and hundreds of millions of gallons of fuel. In fact without public transportation, our current congested roadways would surely be gridlock. In earlier data from the 2013 Urban Mobility Report, it showed that travelers would have suffered an additional 865 million hours of delay and consumed 450 million more gallons of fuel. While we face the expiration of federal funding for th...

Full article: http://www.metro-magazine.com/sustainability/news/295190/...

Tweets

U.S. commuters waste 7 billion hours sitting in...

metro-magazine.com 07 Sep '15, 4pm

"A new 2015 Urban Mobility Scorecard released today shows the urgent need for investment in public transportation and our ...

Why is your site not converting traffic into sales? #StartUp

Why is your site not converting traffic into sa...

123-reg.co.uk 28 Aug '15, 11am

So you’ve launched your business online and opened the doors to customers on the web. You’ve optimised your website for se...

Statement by APTA President and CEO Michael Mel...

apta.com 26 Aug '15, 3pm

“ A new 2015 Urban Mobility Scorecard released today shows the urgent need for investment in public transportation and our...

Need itineraries for Singapore? Here’s 72 hours (3 Days) in Singapore via @visitsingapore

Need itineraries for Singapore? Here’s 72 hours...

yoursingapore.com 28 Aug '15, 11am

7 Trick Eye Museum Escape into mind-boggling worlds at the galleries here, with more than 80 optical illusions lining the ...

Long hours at work may be the death of us

Long hours at work may be the death of us

mnn.com 31 Aug '15, 7pm

Jeff Bezos, the founder of Amazon, is apparently running his business like a 21st-century tech sweatshop . As reporters fr...

LG Chem To Become World's Biggest Electric-Car Battery Supplier? Could Be, Report Says

LG Chem To Become World's Biggest Electric-Car ...

greencarreports.com 27 Aug '15, 3pm

By Stephen Edelstein 165 views Aug 27, 2015 Battery pack assembly for 2015 Chevrolet Spark EV electric car at GM's Brownst...

Meat waste is the worst waste

Meat waste is the worst waste

treehugger.com 03 Sep '15, 5pm

All food waste is not equally wasteful. The type of food that is wasted has a big influence on the amount of negative envi...

A look at the $50 billion battle to save Louisiana

grist.org 26 Aug '15, 3pm

This story is reproduced here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration. I’m driving down a dirt road in the vast tangle o...

Blockchain Tech Could Save Global Business $550 Billion Per Year #bitcoin

Blockchain Tech Could Save Global Business $550...

coindesk.com 29 Aug '15, 10am

Jeremy Almond is cofounder and CEO of PayStand, a payments-as-a-service platform. He is a frequent speaker on next-generat...

Wheego Electric Cars Fade From Market; China Is The Future, Company Says

Wheego Electric Cars Fade From Market; China Is...

greencarreports.com 28 Aug '15, 12pm

By John Voelcker 296 views Aug 28, 2015 Follow John Add to circle 2013 Wheego LiFe electric car [photo:Jen Danzinger] Enla...

Traffic Accident Turns Deadly for Pigs En Route to Slaughterhouse in Brazil

Traffic Accident Turns Deadly for Pigs En Route...

care2.com 27 Aug '15, 11pm

At 3:30 am on Tuesday, August 25, a truck driver made a sharp turn to change lanes at a toll booth on one of the busiest h...