Bloomingdale Trail and Park: Chicago's next green public space

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Autos. Bloomingdale Trail and Park: Chicago’s next green public space. Chicago is to get a new multiuse linear public space between the Ashland and Ridgeway Avenues. The Chicago authorities have just finished raising fund for the first phase of the grandiose project that will spread out in 2,000-foot of land. Chicagos next great public space Picture Gallery Chicagos next great public space This linear public space would lift you above the city.

Nissan's new hybrid compact crossover concept Hi-Cross revealed

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Autos. Japanese auto maker Nissan has introduced a new compact crossover concept, called the Hi-Cross at the 2012 Geneva International Motor Show. Kia Motors America unveiled the Ray plug-in hybrid concept car during a press conference at the 2010 Chicago Auto Show. Please login. Sign In. User Name / Email. Password. Forgot Password. Dont have an account? Join Now. Login. slideshows. Greenlists //. gallery //. Transportation. Architecture. Technology. Green Products.

Belly Fat Turns Out to Have Some Good Things Going for It

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Researchers from the Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine suggest that this new knowledge about the fatty membrane surrounding the belly, known as the omentum, could lead to new drugs for organ transplant patients and patients with auto-immune diseases.

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Trust for Public Lands Offers Green Gift Suggestions

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Chicago may not have oranges in the winter, but it won’t run out of cabbages, potatoes and other root vegetables if the nation is ever shut down by a trucker’s strike or another fuel shortage (or worse, but let’s not go there). Trust for Public Lands Offers Green Gift Suggestions.

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Rooftop Gardening: Growing Beyond the Typical Green Roof

Eco Friendly Daily

Designed by architect Dave Hampton of Echo Studio , in collaboration with Urban Habitat of Chicago , the Rooftop Victory Garden tops off an auto-shop turned organic food store, True Nature Foods , which produces some of the produce on site and overhead.

South India's Fort Cochin: stay in green luxury

Green Traveler Guides

A very walkable area of art galleries and cafes, and even the spice market, a synagogue dating to the 1300s and the former palace of the rajah of Mattancherry (now known as the Dutch Palace ) are but a short auto-rickshaw ride away.

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Keystone XL: The Iconic Climate Battle

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Hundreds of people demonstrating the escalating public opposition to Keystone XL – from 200 in Chicago, to 500 in New York City, and 1,000-plus in San Francisco.

Resources for Investigating ALEC/NRA Gun Bills | PR Watch

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ALEC Resolution on McDonald vs. Chicago Exposed. Alquiler Autos Bavaro. Skip to Main Content Area. Contact Us. News Feeds. Podcasts. Privacy Policy. RSS Feeds. Volunteer. Optional Member Code. Sign up. Reports Lisa Graves. Mary Bottari. Brendan Fischer. Rebekah Wilce. Harriet Rowan.

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C40 Group Hopes To Impact Climate Change At City Level; Plan Changes To Taxis

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Some of he cities belonging to C40 include: New York City, Hong Kong, Athens, Berlin, Cairo, Buenos Aires, Chicago, London, Moscow, Melbourne, Paris, Rome, Toronto and Sydney.

Green Lodging Key West | Organic Food Key West | Green Hotel Key.

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Pickup is free at Miami’s airport for a 3+ day rental at South Florida’s only all-green rental car agency, Hybrid Auto Rental Center.

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No Margin for Error

Sightline Daily

Much of the oil traveling by train to the profusion of new oil-by-rail terminals is shipped in what one Chicago-area leader called the “ Ford Pinto of railroad cars.”

Who Parked in my Spot?!

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A homeowner had punished him by parking two autos bumper to bumper with Shaun’s. Worse is what happened to Jenny Mechem’s friend in Chicago who had the temerity to park in front of someone else’s house one winter day.

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The ?99% Spring? Aims to Train 100,000 Activists | PR Watch

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Lead organizing groups include the United Auto Workers, AFL-CIO, National Peoples Action, The International Brotherhood of Teamsters, Rebuild the Dream, Moveon.org, and UNITE, the hospitality industry union. The Center for Media and Democracy s Mary Bottari will be in Chicago, April 14, helping with the economy curriculum and trainings of hundreds of activists there. Skip to Main Content Area. Contact Us. News Feeds. Podcasts. Privacy Policy. RSS Feeds. Volunteer.

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25 Most Electric Car-Ready Cities, Ranked by Ford. Is Yours on the List?

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The cities on our list are working with multiple partners including local utilities, auto manufacturers, technology companies and others to support a successful integration of electric vehicles.&#. o Chicago.

Oasia Downtown imposing green tower to stand admist concrete.

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Autos. Eco Architecture: Green Roof in Downtown Chicago steals hearts and awards! EcoFactor: A wonderful green 14,000-square-foot rooftop in downtown Chicago designed by Hoerr Schaudt Landscape Architects wins 2008 Green Roof Award of Excellence. Please login. Sign In. User Name / Email. Password. Forgot Password. Dont have an account? Join Now. Login. slideshows. Greenlists //. gallery //. Transportation. Architecture. Technology. Green Products. Solar Power. More >>.

Seeing cities as the environmental solution, not the problem

The Green Changemakers

trillion economy equivalent to that of Switzerland and the Netherlands combined; Los Angeles (18th) has an economy that is bigger than Turkey’s; Chicago’s (21st) is larger than Switzerland’s, Poland’s or Belgium’s. Chicago.

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Underground Parking

Sightline Daily

Homeowners in resident-only parking districts shuttle their autos to the curb at dawn and rent their off-street spaces to visitors. Others, such as Chicago-based ParkWhiz , focus less on person-to-person matchmaking and more on garages.

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Top 20 Urban Planning Successes of All Time

The Green Changemakers

Chicago Boulevard System : The history of the Boulevard System of Chicago was conceived in 1837 and constantly expanded over the years; but, by 2001, the increasing popularity of the neighborhood and the trend of tearing down single family homes to build multi-unit condominiums threatened the integrity and historic significance of the boulevards. Lijnbaan in Rotterdam : This area represents the first purpose-built pedestrian street (little to no auto traffic), opened in 1953.

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Portland to host the country's first EV quick charging station

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Autos. After receiving the nation’s first solar-powered EV charging station, Chicago is trying to make EV charging as sustainable as possible by now receiving. Please login. Sign In. User Name / Email. Password. Forgot Password. Dont have an account? Join Now. Login. slideshows. Greenlists //. gallery //. Transportation. Architecture. Technology. Green Products. Solar Power. More >>. Renewable Energy. Green Homes. Concepts. Gadgets. Recycling. Green Living. Innovations. Wind Power.

Yes we can. Yes we did. Yes we can.

Elephant Journal

I first came to Chicago when I was in my early twenties, still trying to figure out who I was; still searching for a purpose to my life.

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"War On Cars": A History

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See, for example, this 2002 piece in the Economist , this 2004 article in the London Evening Standard or this Chicago Tribune piece circa 2007.) Yes, the auto and oil industries have held us captive to the internal combustion engine for too long, but people are waking up and may one day generate enough demand to make alternative fuel sources practical. Dont take my comment to imply that I am pro-auto, anti-mass-transit, or in the camp of any extreme viewpoint.

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Building like trees, cities like forests

The Green Changemakers

We see each city, and we see Chicago, as part of a dynamic ecosystem, a singular evolutionary matrix. One can look at a metropolis like Chicago and get the sense that it has always been there. Yet in 1830s Chicago, as William Cronon has written, "one did not have to walk more than a few minutes to be out on the prairie." Just 60 years later booming, urbane Chicago hosted the famous Columbian Exposition. These ideas are emerging in the American auto industry.

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The Future of Markets

The Green Changemakers

In Flint, Michigan, the farmers market used to set its hours according to the schedule of the auto factory that dominated the community. Making markets a year-round attraction Many cities--including New York, Chicago, and Boston--are looking to launch new, year-round market halls.

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Top 8 Ways to Go Green on the Cheap

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All you need is information on your gas, electricity and auto usage and it will convert the data for you." Waste to Profit is a Chicago-based waste synergy network that matches companies that have or need raw materials to share that would otherwise be thrown away. "We Shawn Kingzette, a certified arborist at Care for Trees in Chicago, made a similar connection after seeing his customers' reactions after cutting down their trees because of disease or storm damage.

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Public Transportation: Benefits for the 21st Century

The Green Changemakers

In Chicago, Pittsburgh, San Francisco and many other communities, transit provided safe routes out of downtowns, where buildings were evacuated and businesses were closed. These programs reduce auto-related expenditures and save universities millions of dollars. Public Transportation: Benefits for the 21st Century is a fact-filled report that provides an overview of the benefits that public transportation brings to individuals, communities and our nation as a whole.

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What If We Built Our Cities Around Places?

The Green Changemakers

More Great Commercial Streets: Devon Street Chicago, IL, USA Venice Beach Venice , CA, USA Elmwood Avenue District Buffalo, NY, USA St. The street is designed to be comfortable and accessible for all modes of transportation: pedestrian and bikes, trolley, bus and auto traffic.

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