Shopping Green

By Teresa McUsic

Green Organization    

Sept. 2012

By Julie Thibodeaux      

August 29, 2012

Some North Texas environmentalists are standing up to the Keystone XL pipeline.

By Jada Brazell     

The Dallas City Council adopted the Dallas Bike Plan last year, but without public advocacy and funding, the plan amounts to little more than lines on a map.

Thursday, June 14, 2012     

(Photo: Signage at Oddfellows, one of several local restaurants where a bike ride can now get you a discount thanks to the work of Bike Friendly Oak Cliff)

Published Thursday, May 24, 2012     

By Jada Brazell     

Has Dallas outgrown the bicycle? The massive freeways jutting through the city might suggest it has. So might its 340 square miles, not counting the outlying areas, which add up to more than 14,000 square miles.

By Rita Cook     

(Photo: The Strøget in Copenhagen has become a global model for sustainable or green urban transportation practices. Patrick Kennedy of Car Free in Big D reflects on what DFW has in common with, and might learn from, Copenhagen)      

By Patrick Kennedy of Car Free in Big D     

By Rita Cook

In the perfect world of thinking green the car you drive can add up to a lot when considering Mother Earth.

A good case in the point is the Chevrolet Volt, which I recently drove and I was actually quite pleased too.  Not only is it all about fuel efficiency to the tune of about 379 miles on a full battery charge and a tank of gas, but I was also noticed just about everywhere I went with a thumbs up pointed in my direction.