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Charging Ahead on an Electric Highway

Published: 
Fri, 09/28/2012 (All day)
Category: 
Transportation

Los Angeles

LAST Monday I drove the Model S, a full-size sedan recently introduced by Tesla, the California electric-car start-up, from Lake Tahoe to Los Angeles. I covered 531 miles and the drive took 11.5 hours, during which the car consumed zero gasoline and produced no tailpipe emissions.

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Traveling to the Netherlands, Bicycling Home

Published: 
Sun, 04/29/2012 - 5:31pm

Signs indicating both guarded (bewaakt) and unguarded (onbewaakt) bicycle parking near Rotterdam's Central Train Station. Every day, tens of thousands of commuters bike to the major Dutch rail stations.

By Jay Walljasper