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Rough Trade: The Global Economy Needs a Jumpstart To Benefit All

Can the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) and other new pacts get the flow of goods and business relationships going again?

The global economy has expanded greatly since the early 1980s, thanks to technology breakthroughs, the opening of markets and trade being more accessible. Today, trade generates $15 trillion annually. Nearly $5 trillion in goods and services flows in and out of the U.S. alone each year. This development has affected people across socioeconomic classes.  Former […]

Paving the Road for the Future of Transportation

Driving sustainable transportation forward.

Mark Frohnmayer had a pretty specific checklist when he was looking to buy an electric car a decade ago. He wanted a vehicle that suited his travel needs, boasted a premium build quality and helped move the needle in terms of climate change. Frohnmayer couldn’t find such an automobile, so he took matters into his […]

Megacities Provide New Benefits to Humanity – and Pose Unique Challenges

As the world’s biggest cities get bigger, logistics and transportation networks in them aren’t keeping pace.

Christopher Kennedy, a professor of civil engineering at the University of Toronto, has one suggestion for how the world can start to solve the problem of climate change: transform the world’s megacities. Megacities are teeming metropolises that have populations of at least 10 million people. They include Indian cities like Mumbai and Delhi, where transportation […]