The National Science Foundation has awarded a $745,602 grant to Kentucky's Owensboro Community & Technical College to help it prepare the next generation of automotive technicians to work on vehicles that run on alternative fuels.
The American Transportation Research Institute (ATRI) launched a new compendium of sustainable freight practices on its website, which identifies a number of sustainable practices being used by the trucking industry.
Spokane Transit Authority officials are considering using electric power for a proposed central city line that would run from Browne's Addition on the west to Spokane Community College on the east, passing through downtown and Gonzaga University.
Those who spend a lot of time on the highway may have noticed a new feature on tractor-trailers. Increasingly trucks are being fitted with aerodynamic features called skirts and fins that reduce drag and increase fuel economy.