Commentary: A stretch of sidewalk near the San Antonio Botanical Garden serves as a model for the city’s walkways.
In San Antonio, it’s not just summer temperatures that are rising. Winter temperatures and the number of hot days and warm nights are also increasing.
In keeping with other U.S. cities, emission inventories show that power generation and transportation are the two main sources of carbon pollution, making up 80% of San Antonio’s greenhouse gas emissions.
People used to freak out over traffic deaths.
The wheel – invented to make pottery – was eventually “spun off” to make carriages.
Last month, in an op-ed in the San Antonio Express-News, rural Oregon’s most prolific streetcar critic, Randal O’Toole, asserted that a streetcar is a safety problem.
In a recent op-ed in the San Antonio Express-News, Randal O’Toole asserted that, on a per passenger-mile basis, a sport utility vehicle (SUV) is more energy efficient and emits less greenhouse gases than a streetcar.
Let’s face it: San Antonio is an auto-oriented city in an auto-oriented state.
San Antonio is emerging as one of the “greenest” large American cities.