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Less driving is more cash for Portland

By Dylan Rivera-Oregon Live Because Portland-Vancouver drivers log 20 percent fewer miles a day than most U.S. urban dwellers and spend less on cars and gasoline as a result, the region’s economy saves $2.6 billion a year, or about 3 percent of the area’s annual economic output, according to a new study for the Chicago-based …

Oregon governor signs Biofuels legislation

Gov. Ted Kulongoski was joined recently by legislators, environmental and agricultural leaders at a biofuels facility in Eugene, Ore., to sign House Bill 2210, which creates a renewable fuel standard and tax incentives for both consumers and producers of biofuels. “These bills will not only create financial opportunities for Oregon’s agricultural sectors, but it will …

9.7-9.9 muddy boot organic festival

Check us out at our booth setup at the muddy boot organic festival. Jean-Michel Cousteau, son of some other famous Cousteau, is the key speaker and world renowned advocate for ocean protection. Musical guests include March Fourth Marching Band, Freak Mountain Ramblers, and Jackstraw. Get your tickets NOW! …

Governor signs climate change legislation

Gov. Ted Kulongoski signed the state’s first climate change legislation Tuesday, capping what he called the “most momentous legislative session for energy and the environment in more than 30 years in Oregon.” The bill sets ambitious standards for greenhouse gas reduction in Oregon, including reducing greenhouse gas levels by 75 percent below 1990 levels by …

The New Thing

The folks over at EcoShuttle are, indeed, the new thing. This is only the beginning of a new link between transportation and the earth friendly policies we must adopt to survive economically, socially, politically, and industrially. …

8.3-8.5 Pick-A-Thon

Join us at the largest sustainable event west of the Mississippi. Folk greats like The Avett Brothers represent the foot stompin’ good time. We are providing transportation for the bands each evening! …

8.2 First Thursday’s Hot Green

Come check out First Thursday’s event in the Pearl. In appreciation of green transportation and sustainable practices, our white w/ green decaled Sprinter should stand out in the crowd! First Thursday has never been so hot and green at the same time …

Biofuel in Portland

I was biking past Jay’s Garage in SE Portland on Friday and saw a biodiesel tanker truck filling the tanks for the first time since the remodeled and upgraded tank system was completed. Since Jay’s is still one of the few fueling stations in Portland that sell B99 biodiesel, it was good to see that …

“Islands of People”

–Islands of People- I don’t believe that the solutions in society will come from the left or the right or the north or the south. They will come from islands within those organizations; islands of people with integrity who want to do something… —Robèrt Karl-Henrik Ecoshuttle is here. We are a small island of people …

7.20-7.21–Hot July Nights!

Beat the heat this summer with Hot July Nights!! We are proud to represent the transportation for Hot July Nights. Listen to great music featuring the Doobie Bros. and The Temptations! Check out the new and improved EcoShuttle and please stop by our booth and grab a brochure and some stickers! …
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