The Green Grok Blogs on Transportation


3 Green Suggestions for Your Mom on Her Day

E-cards for Mother's Day
by Bill Chameides
May 9, 2014

At a loss for original ideas for Mother’s Day? TheGreenGrok, with just a little tongue in cheek, is here to help.

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U.S. Transportation: Driving Down the Same Old (Bumpy) Road or Paving a New Way Forward?

George Washington Bridge
by Bill Chameides
Mar 4, 2014

In the world of unintended consequences, less driving may mean more potholes.

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Bob Dylan’s Times, They Have a-Changed

Dylan's Chrysler Ad
by Bill Chameides
Feb 11, 2014

Hey, Mr. Dylan, “something is happening here, but you don’t know what it is.” Cars with "zoom,” “roar” and “thrust" are so passé.

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Americans Driving Down Their Driving Miles

Americans sure do love to drive. But maybe not as much as you think. (Flickr/
by Bill Chameides
Jan 14, 2014

We may be witnessing a historic change in our driving habits.

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Americans, Cars, and George Will’s Habit of Getting It Wrong

The Ford F-150
by Bill Chameides
Jan 13, 2014

The F-150 notwithstanding, Americans are choosing more efficient cars.

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Top 10 Environmental Stories of 2013

by Bill Chameides
Dec 23, 2013

There was a lot to write about environmentally speaking this year.

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50 Years Since JFK’s Assassination

by Bill Chameides
Nov 22, 2013

A lot has changed since. What about our environmental footprint? Let’s take a look.

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Biofuels and Climate Change: Pulpwood to the Rescue?

Biofuel Feedstock
by Bill Chameides
Nov 18, 2013

New study concludes that biofuels can be part of climate-energy solution.

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Meet the ELF: A Transportation Revolution

Dean Chameides checks out the ELF by Organic Transit
by Bill Chameides
Jul 10, 2013

A new way to commute. With zero trips to the gas station and zero emissions en route.

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Climate Change: China, U.S. Bring Toy Fire Truck to 7-Alarm Fire

Flare on oil rig
by Bill Chameides
Jun 12, 2013

Global greenhouse gas emissions are higher than ever. What’s to be done?

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