Green Transportation

The following are links to selected web sites focused on innovative  'green' transportation technologies and solutions:
  • CivSource - Reporting on state & local government initiatives to transform their transportation systems.
  • DOE Fuel Economy & Transportation - The official U.S. government source for fuel economy information provided by the Department of Energy (DOE).
  • Electronic Vehicle (EV) World - Provides news material, information and support for electric vehicles and related sustainable transportation solutions.
  • Energy Efficiency News - Latest news related to energy efficiency solutions related to transportation.
  • Global Transport Knowledge Partnership - gTKP's mission is to support sustainable and efficient transport in developing and transition countries by providing free access to the best available information and expertise.
  • IEA Transportation & Energy - The International Energy Agency (IEA) is an intergovernmental organization which acts as energy policy advisor to 28 member countries in their effort to ensure reliable, affordable and clean energy for their citizens.
  • Open Source Advanced Transportation Management System - The Advanced Traffic Management System (ATMS) and/or Intelligent Roadway Information System (IRIS) is based on open standards and open source software. 
  • Open Source Hydrogen Car - A video about the 'open source' development model being used to design& build a car powered by hydrogen fuel cells.
  • TreeHugger Transportation - Latest news stories on 'green' transportation activities and solutions.
* Read more about open source software for Railroads & Rail Workers like OpenPlans Transportation, and more.

** You might also want to also check out Open Source & the Open Road, the Open ReVolt, and the following 'open source' EV car sites 
DIY Electric Car, EV Convert, Open SourceCar, RiverSimpleHydrogen Car.

'Open Source' StreetScooter

The StreetScooter is a $7,000 EV with a 74 mph top speed and an 80-mile range. The most interesting thing about the vehicle is how it came to be. What began as a partnership of 10 companies has grown to a collaboration among more than 50 auto parts suppliers, tech companies and software developers. Each one of them had a hand not only in building the StreetScooter, but in creating it.  -  See Autopia

YouTube SUMO Electric Motorcycle

Download the “FOSS Management Study” by BearingPoint showing widespread use of free & open source software (FOSS) by the auto industry.

* Check out
OpenPlans - a non-profit technology organization helping to open up government and improve transportation systems using open source solutions. They have helped launch OpenGeo, Streetsblog, OpenTripPlanner and more.

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