Mortgage giants Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac said today that homeowners must pay off PACE assessments before refinancing their mortgages.
In homage to those positive and creative forces pushing non-gas pedals across the nation, we invite you to strap on a helmet and steer yourself through these artistic examples of bike activism taken quite literally to the streets.
Across the U.S., cities are buckling up their green belts and introducing legislation to foster local-food production of everything from cucumbers to yellow limes, reports Kerry Trueman for Grist's Feeding the City series. Because nobody wants to get caught with their pantry down?
The Federal Housing Finance Agency solidified its opposition to the home-greening program PACE in a letter to members of Congress.
California stands to pass a ban on single-use plastic bags. Opponents claim it will doom consumers because it's so hard to remember to bring reusable bags shopping. Seriously?
Useful innovation or U.N. conspiracy? It's tough to tell.
Trulia released some compelling charts and graphs illustrating recent opinion research showing what might be the end of the McMansion. Even in Texas.
The Amtrak mess that left commuters stranded this week just goes to show you transit just isn't as reliable. People prefer to drive. Except not.
Where factories once flourished, hope sprouts in Detroit's urban gardens and farms, and projects like Greening Detroit.
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