Canadian Solar Car Designer Breaks Solar Car Distance Record—Travels 12,000 Miles, Proves ‘It Can Be Done’

Marcelo da Luz with the Power of 1 at a recent stop in Santa Monica

An inspiring example that the work of just one dedicated individual can have a tremendous impact on the development of game-changing technology, Canadian Marcelo da Luz is in the midst of a record-breaking journey across North America in his solar powered car, the Power of One.

Southern California Transportation Projects Need More Local, State, Federal Dollars

Roger Snoble

The L.A. County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro) has the daunting challenge of providing public transportation solutions for a region obsessed with the automobile. Added to the issues bred by such a stubborn cultural milieu are regional challenges such as the largest port complex in the country, poor air quality, and oscillating state funding for new projects.

ILWU Accepts New Role: A Greener Partner to Shippers, Ports, Local Communities

Peter Peyton

By their nature, the ports of Long Beach and Los Angeles apply constant pressure to the often conflicting intersection of environmental mitigation and business development. No green goals will be possible, however, without the partnership of unions, such as the ILWU.

With State Bonds Approved, Long Beach Prioritizes Cleaner Skies, Mobility

Bonnie Lowenthal

Long Beach City Councilmember Bonnie Lowenthal has served on the front lines of the battles over goods movement and pollution. In this VerdeXchange News interview she discusses the state bond’s promise for easing the impact of pollution on her constituents in Long Beach and neighboring port communities.