Recent Streetsblog USA posts about NRDC

How Gas-Dependent Is Your State?

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It’s no secret that higher gas prices are hitting American pocketbooks hard. To a remarkable extent, however, exactly how much pain Americans are experiencing is a function of where they live. A report released today by the Natural Resources Defense Council details how geography impacts our vulnerability to gas price fluctuation. Fuel pump pressure is […]

NRDC Names 15 Smarter Cities

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How long do you have to wait for a bus in your city? How much does it cost? Does every family on your block have two cars? And tell us about your bikeshare program… The Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) has been asking questions like these to determine their list of 15 Smarter Cities – […]

Is Big Environment Ready to Say America Is Hooked on Cars?

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The NRDC’s "Beyond Oil" campaign. Are national environmental groups ready to shift their strategy? Earlier this month, the Wall Street Journal’s Joseph White, who covers the auto industry in his "Eyes on the Road" column, made a prediction that livable streets advocates will welcome. In the next year, he forecast, national environmental groups will re-focus […]