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America's congestion conundrum and the true cost of driving

According to the Christian Science Monitor, there are now 134 million commuters hitting American streets during rush hour and we're responding to the traffic problem worse than ever. So says Alan Pisarski, the country's top commuter expert (I not sure how he got that title, but the CSM chooses to use it). From 1980 to 1990, commute times grew by less than one minute despite the number of single-occupancy vehicles rising by 22 mill

Plug-in hybrids v. conventional hybrids: New study shows benefits as well as losses

This article in the Christian Science Monitor reports on a recent study conducted by the American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy (ACEEE) which examines the environmental benefits and costs of a plug-in hybrid when compared to a conventional hybrid. According to their figures, the results aren't as plainly evident as you may have thought.