In urban areas, harmful automotive emissions are responsible for anywhere between 50 and 90 percent of air pollution. Using public transit–not only in urban areas, but everywhere–is a good way to reduce this great amount of pollution that comes from cars and other vehicles.
This is another no-brainer. Recently, colleges and universities have been earning an average 6–8% return on their endowment funds. Most facilities projects to reduce energy & greenhouse gas emissions [GHG] have a 5–7 year payback — a 14%–20% return—which means … more
Like most other areas of our lives, events are usually organized without a commitment to minimize their impact on our ecosystems, health, and sustainability. [Coming soon: Resources to help plan events that have minimal impact on global warming and sustainability, … more
What you can do The problem is so vast and the urgency so great that advice which suggests you turn off the tap while brushing your teeth or switch off lights and standbys when they are not needed or go … more
The April 1981 edition of the New Valley Press featured an article on light rail transit written by State Representative Bob Freeman. You will notice a few places where it refers to the then-pending I-78 project — if you substitute … more
Martin’s Report about Sun 9/26/2004′s Good Ways to Get There: Transportation for the Lehigh Valley: (There was also a follow-up discussion on what can be done about transportation issues.) It was a beautiful day. Maybe that’s why not all the … more
Express-Times Sunday, April 30, 2006 Time to rally behind light rail service By Pratima Agrawal Like most citizens of the Lehigh Valley, I have at one time or another been victim to Route 22′s menacing traffic jams. I think most … more
Keep public transit alive: ride the bus Question of the Month: What year was LANTA created? (The answer is at the bottom of the page) Written by Steve Schmitt and Joyce Marin Our local bus company, LANTA, is at a … more