2008 has been an incredible year for green transportation as the world’s automakers made strident efforts to green their production lines, cities decided that it’s time to give our car-centric lifestyle a much needed rethink, and some incredible new vehicles proved once and for all that green transportation can be sexier and perform just as well as any other method of transportation. Rather than picking individual stories from the past year, we decided to analyze some of the incredible trends that made 2008 a landmark year in the transportation sector. Read on for an in-depth review of ten green transportation trends, and what we believe 2009 will bring us!

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  3. noa January 12, 2009 at 5:31 pm

    very interesting article! true, there should be more about public transportation, like people said…
    Another great alternative transportation is the electric skateboard. It uses a battery powered electric motor with zero emissions…

  4. noa January 12, 2009 at 5:25 pm

    Nice article!
    Another method of alternative transportation is the electric skateboard.
    check it out –
    it uses a rechargeable battery and can go 15mph… pretty cool!

  5. lizapratt January 7, 2009 at 6:01 pm

    Disappointingly, this blog lacks any mention of public transit. Were there really no notable trends or was it just not considered? Redefine Transportation.

  6. racc January 5, 2009 at 2:04 am

    The big news is high speed rail. Ridership in Europe is going through the roof. China is planning on building 20,000 km. California voters approved $10 billion for HSR and states across the US are now very keen on in.

    The electric car is so before the crash. With hard to get credit, plummeting revenues and low gas prices, development of electric cars is already slowing down. With declining wages, hard to get credit, and a poor economy, the market for them has evaporated as well. So lets just put the age of the automobile to rest and stop wasting money on roads, bridges and electric and instead invest in the transportation solutions of the future such as high-speed rail, rapid transit and cycling.

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  7. bryandove January 2, 2009 at 9:54 am

    Interesting take on the top 10 green transportation trends, however this article is missing the most important trend of the year – pedicabs. These three-wheeled bicycle taxis can now be found in most major cities across the US. They offer green, fun and efficient transportation that can take the place of less green forms of transportation such as taxis, public transporation, trolleys, Duck Tours, etc.

  8. sbidiakite December 31, 2008 at 7:26 am

    this is powerful technology from top ten green transportation trend of 2008 from mamadou b diakite

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