An often cited reason for not using alternative transportation is the unpredictable: what if I need a car for something unexpected? A non-profit is now offering guaranteed rides to those who ride transit, bike, or walk, up to $100 per year.
Sep 15, 2009 San Jose Mercury News
FEMA has redone official maps of flood-prone areas across the country, designating some as flood zones for the first time.
Nov 13, 2008 USA Today
'Pay as you drive' insurance will soon be a reality in California, surviving the state senate as a voluntary program that environmental groups say will encourage people to drive less by saving them money on their car insurance.
Sep 2, 2008 San Francisco Examiner
New census figures have been released, showing a rise in median household income and more people with health insurance. But experts warn that the figures do not account for the recent slump in the economy.
Aug 28, 2008 The Seattle Times