Major hubs like Union Station in Washington, DC, Pennsylvania Station in New York City and 30th Street Station in Philadelphia are taking stock and ordering up hundreds of millions — if not billions — of dollars in facelifts not only to expand traveler capacity but to look good doing it.
In this day and age, most people understand the importance of being eco-friendly. However, they may not realize how many different options are at their disposal.
Going green doesn't just benefit the environment. Green initiatives can save companies money, reduce their carbon footprint, and greatly improve their reputation.
A bill, SB 584, introduced in the California legislature last week would increase the state’s current 50%-by-2030 renewables mandate to 100% by 2045.
Following several media reports that the new Trump administration has been preparing to roll back energy and environmental restrictions put in place by President Obama
California commuter rail agency Caltrain will have to wait a little bit longer to find out if the Federal Transit Administration will come through with a $647 million grant to help it electrify a San Francisco Bay Area train system
Trees are a vital part of urban communities, providing social, environmental, and economic benefits.
The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey approved a $32.2 billion capital plan Thursday that will fund projects in both states for the next 10 years.
Residents of Boise, ID are being asked to opt into a new citywide curbside organics collection program managed by Republic Services that is set to begin in June.
Urbanization has been a trend for a while in Europe and North America, but the shift is just beginning to take place in Asia and Africa. 90 percent of the increase in urban populations through 2050 is expected to come from those two continents.
Republican plans to upend the tax code present both benefits and pitfalls for wind and solar, financial analysts say.
Good landscape design is intrinsically sustainable. While a certain level of ecological sustainability may be achieved by adhering to a checklist of environmental best practices, long-term sustainability is achieved by engaging broader cultural, economic, and socio-economic goals. It’s now widely recognized that city dwellers tend to live a less wasteful and more energy-efficient lifestyle than those who live in the suburbs or rural areas.
The San Francisco Board of Supervisors has approved a points-based measure that will require developers who want to include free parking with their projects to also provide features that will promote alternative transportation methods, such as bikes, car-sharing and shuttles to buses
Pittsburgh's tallest building, the US Steel Tower, has recently achieved ENERGY STAR certification. The accomplishment is the result of a strategic effort to retrofit the building with new controls, lighting and HVAC equipment, and other improvements. The US Steel Tower is one of the largest and oldest office buildings in the world to earn ENERGY STAR certification, the US EPA's designation for commercial buildings ranking high in energy efficiency.
A University of Tennessee Global Supply Chain Institute Study sponsored by SC Johnson reveals that instituting a strong sustainability practice on which regular effort is expended — and shared — is vital.
Renewable energy is on the rise in the U.S., but waste-to-energy (WTE) is not part of that growth according to the Business Council for Sustainable Energy's new 2017 "factbook" produced by Bloomberg New Energy Finance. No new financing was reported for WTE technologies in 2016 and no new facilities were built last year.