Transport and Fuel Options for a Better Future

Here we are, well into the 21st century...

For most of us transport and fuel choices are huge issues, especially our own personal transport options.

In this section of the Greenfootsteps site we explore some of the best options for personal and family transport and look at practical ways of cutting down car use.

the open road - maybe a thing of the pas

We all know the main transport options - bikes, cars, buses, trains, flying, etc. The point here is to explore some of the better options for realistic and cost-effective greener living.

The inevitable truth is that we (nearly) all want our own personal transport, sitting right outside our homes, in the drive or the street!

It looks like the family car is here to stay for a long while yet, even given that fuel prices are likely to rise in the not-too-distant future. The trend is upwards, even though the recent economic woes have given us a pause, caused by a slump in demand. Oil prices are under constant pressure from the declining number of new accessible oil discoveries.

This section looks mainly at car options with some pages on fuels.

Congestion and traffic jams are a daily reality, it seems, despite the possibilities provided by new transport and fuel options, such as hydrogen fuel cells and electric cars.

Picture above: A vision of motoring from the past for most of us - the open road

The articles -

transport options for now and for the future

Different types of car transport

Hybrid Car Advantages - for a 21st Century Ride

Hybrid Car Disadvantages

A Hybrid Car Definition

Do Hybrid Car SUVs Offer a Greener Big Car Experience?

EV cars Offer Cleaner and Greener Local Driving

Electric Cars 2009 - What is Out There?

Fuel and efficiency

Green Car Insurance and Car Insurance Advice

Increasing Fuel Efficiency for Your Family Car

Auto Fuel Economy - Reduce Your Car Use

What is Biofuel?

Cash for Clunkers and Scrappage Schemes

Other types of transport

Greener Journeys - By Bus

Green Truck Options - How to Make your Truck Greener

Other transport issues

Asbestos and Mesothelioma: More Reasons to Use Alternative Fuels

Naked Streets: Is Shared Space a More Human Approach to Traffic?

Top of Page - Transport and Fuel

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