Hey all you social networking Facebook people!
There's a new Facebook application for organizing rideshare. I'm pretty sure it's a tool that allows you to organize rideshares with friends, friends-of-friends, etc.
What’s the best way to get somewhere? I went on trip a couple weeks ago where I had the opportunity to research this question. I traveled by car, bus, train, plane, SUV, van and helicopter.
So which was the best? I guess that depends on your criteria. Comfort, speed, and convenience come into play. Since so much of our impact on the environment comes from transportation, I was curious about the gas mileage per person for each mode.
Transportation is responsible for 45 percent of Arcata’s greenhouse gas emissions1.
This is an issue where each person’s actions are what could really make
the difference. In eco-groovy Humboldt County and other liberal
enclaves, many folks have taken to buying hybrid cars so they can feel
like they are doing something good for the environment. There is good
sentiment here, but a big problem. Hybrids aren’t all that great for