Archive for the Sustainable Transportation Category

Australia plans electric vehicle network

Posted in Sustainable Emissions, Sustainable Energy, Sustainable Transportation with tags on October 23, 2008 by Mark P. Line

Australia plans electric vehicle network

  • Aren’t we all glad that the very difficult technology underlying this effort has *finally* been created? It’s not like we could have been driving nothing but electric cars for the last 40 years or anything.
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Public transport catches on in the US

Posted in Sustainable Transportation on July 28, 2008 by Mark P. Line

Public transport catches on in the US

  • Oh, baloney.
  • Public transportation has always been more cost-effective than driving a car. It’s just that many of the costs of driving a car had to be paid by society as a whole, so drivers could brainwash themselves into believing they were acting rationally.

There’s no stairway to heavens? Take the elevator

Posted in Space Elevators on July 27, 2008 by Mark P. Line

There’s no stairway to heavens? Take the elevator

  • If they can find a way to enforce international law and make the offending countries and corporations get rid of the illegal space debris, this idea might have a chance.
  • A few strategically-placed elevators around the globe would certainly simplify intercontinental travel, wouldn’t it.

Why Fly When You Can Float?

Posted in Dirigibles on July 21, 2008 by Mark P. Line

Why Fly When You Can Float?

A New Age for Dirigibles

Posted in Dirigibles on July 21, 2008 by Mark P. Line

A New Age for Dirigibles

Jonathan Glancey: Full steam again

Posted in Sustainable Transportation on July 15, 2008 by Mark P. Line

Jonathan Glancey: Full steam again