The arrival of summer in Louisville can also mean the arrival of air quality alert days. The culprits are vehicle emissions from burning motor fuel combined with hotter temperatures. And the result is often levels of ozone or soot that aren’t safe for people who are vulnerable to breathing problems. This year the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet wants to encourage motorists to drive less.
Some metropolitan communities may be attracting more residents from the suburbs and rural areas. That’s according to a new report from the Environmental Protection Agency’s John Thomas.
Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger signed into law the nation’s first bill to take a comprehensive whack at sprawl. The bill’s main mechanism is links the transportation funding the California doles out with state climate policies.