Category: Transportation/Travel

The Long Road to Fuel Economy

The Long Road to Fuel Economy

It seemed at first like a reasonable expectation. Looking to replace a 16-year-old car, I assumed that comparable vehicles–bought new or lightly used–would have markedly higher fuel efficiency. Technology had come a long way...

Breaking the Idling Habit

Breaking the Idling Habit

The easiest paths to sustainability offer multiple benefits – helping the environment while benefiting health and finances. Businesses refer to the “triple bottom line” when choosing options that simultaneously enhance people, profits and planet....

Caring Less about Cars

Caring Less about Cars

In the decades after World War II, cars represented much more than mere transportation. From finned convertibles to the VW bug, they brimmed with personality and symbolized the road to freedom. America’s passion for...

Maine Windjammers Demonstrate Rewards of Sustainability

Maine Windjammers Demonstrate Rewards of Sustainability

By definition, sustainability looks to the future – working to ensure that generations to come have adequate resources to meet their needs. Yet paths to greater sustainability can integrate historical practices – as Maine’s...