Andrew W. Shaw

Stimuutf8g transit

Green City: Overcoming obstacles to establish effective alternatives
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GREEN CITY Public transit agencies in the Bay Area are being hit with deep cuts to their operating budgets, thanks to the recent state budget deal, and are hoping to use money from the federal economic stimulus bill to maintain their operations.Read more »

Compostmodern

Green City: Examining the intersection of design and sustainability
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GREEN CITY The easier a compost bucket is to use, the more people will use it. But Compostmodern '09 isn't about compost at all — it's about design. Read more »

Tailpipe turnaround

Bay Area leaders and communities are demanding even more to offset the harm that comes from emissions
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GREEN CITY Word that automobile emissions standards may soon improve was good news, but Bay Area leaders and communities are demanding even more to offset the harm that comes from tailpipes.

President Barack Obama last month called for the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to allow California and as many as 13 other states to employ their own emissions restrictions. "Our goal," said Obama at the White House, "is not to further burden an already struggling industry. Read more »