On September 9th, Adrian Shelley and I went to Bryan, Texas, to watch the unveiling of the Freight Shuttle System (FSS), a technology currently being built and tested by Freight Shuttle International. Dr. Stephen Roop, chief scientist at Freight Shuttle International and and professor at the Texas A&M Transportation Institute, opened the unveiling with a
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Although Earth Day Houston is less than a month away, we stay busy at the Air Alliance Houston office. There is much work to be done on air quality in our region. Right now we are participating in no fewer than three separate air monitoring projects. This week saw us in the field taking air
Last week the City of Jacinto City, Texas became the third Houston-area city to pass an ordinance banning heavy truck idling. Jacinto City joins Galena Park and Houston among the cities that are saying “No!” to deadly diesel emissions. Air Alliance Houston has been advocating for anti-idling ordinances in Houston for several years. Diesel engine
At this year’s convening of the Moving Forward Network, we evaluated the progress of the Zero Campaign and got some encouraging words from an old friend at the EPA.