TRANS PORTATION curated News February 21st

AIRSHIPS - Russia Ready to Unveil New 'Angara' Rocket
Russia is preparing for the debut flight of a launch vehicle called Angara, its first new big rocket since the Soviet era. Continue reading .. ...
http://news.discovery.com/space/private-spaceflight/russia-r


Bykes - Is this tiny electric scooter the ultimate 'last mile' vehicle for commuters?
A foldable and lightweight electric vehicle offers a quick and easy way to get around that also fits on the bus, train, or the trunk of a car .. ...
http://www.treehugger.com/clean-technology/tiny-electric-sco


Bykes - Should electric scooters be allowed in bike lanes? They are now in Toronto
It's not just Rob Ford; the rest of Council has no clue either when it comes to bikes and bike lanes .. ...
http://www.treehugger.com/bikes/should-electric-scooters-be-


Bykes - The next breakthrough for a bike-friendly world: Protected intersections! (video)
Protected bike lanes are great, and thankfully they are becoming more common. But when you reach an intersection on a bike, you usually have to leave the protected zone and fend for yourself.. .. ...
http://www.treehugger.com/bikes/next-breakthrough-bike-frien


Bykes - The road not taken: Protected bike lanes were all the rage in 1905
A century ago, "an alternative vision of the future of American transportation flickered to life, and then faded. .. ...
http://www.treehugger.com/urban-design/road-not-taken-protec


CARS - Hyundai Needs To Conquer California To Right Its Sales Ship
As reported by the Los Angeles T .. ...
Hyundai
http://www.torquenews.com/108/hyundai-needs-conquer-californ


CARS - What to do when you’re stuck in a snowbound car
What to do when you’re stuck in a snowbound car With the cold weather breaking records this year and a white blanket covering many parts of the country, it becomes essential to know what to do when you are stuck in snow and cold weather inside your car. Honestly the best thing in such weather […]The post What to do when you’re stuck in a snowbound car appeared first on PositiveMed .. ...
http://positivemed.com/2014/02/21/youre-stuck-snowbound-car


EVs - Cleanest car in North America is the world's top-selling electric car
I think you can guess this one. Over 100,000 units of this vehicle have been sold worldwide, and some call it the "Model T" of the electric car revolution. Plus, there's a picture of it right there on your left .. ...
http://www.treehugger.com/cars/cleanest-car-us-also-worlds-t


EVs - Tesla sold 6,892 electric cars in Q4 2013 and 22,477 in 2013, new details on Apple acquisition rumors
20 months after the first Model S was delivered for the first time to a customer, Tesla is doing rather well .. ...
http://www.treehugger.com/cars/tesla-sold-6892-electric-cars