Category Archives: Transportation (including bicycling)

“Green Mobility” – Would it be effective in Maine?

As you navigate through the city of Copenhagen, you notice bikes and public transportation everywhere. Yes, there are cars but nothing like the amount of cars you see traveling through the city of Portland, Maine. It is faster to use … Continue reading

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Cycling, Public Health, and Climate Change

It’s a beautiful day today in Maine, and temperatures should rise into the 80s. This is time of year we’ve all been waiting for. However, the National Weather Service has issued an air quality alert, citing elevated levels of pollutants. … Continue reading

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Comprehending the Consequence of Airline Travel

Of all of the sights we encountered in Denmark, one that stays in my mind is the haunting spectacle of thousands of tiny yellow comet-shaped “tails” representing airline traffic moving across a Science on a Sphere globe at the newly … Continue reading

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Could Maine Adopt the Biking Culture?

Copenhagen is famous for its biking culture. There are over 390 kilometers of bike trails within the city limits. Last year, it was voted the ‘Best city for cyclists’. Today 37% of Copenhagen residents bike to work – their target … Continue reading

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