Entries by evandesrochers

Commuting Convoys of the Future

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5qMf1xJ_ugg&feature=player_embedded] Often used by freight truckers to travel long distances in teams, convoys are on the verge of being used to commute to work. Safe Road Trains for the Environment (Sartre) in partnership with Volvo have completed a test on public highway outside of Barcelona of their “road-train”. Led by a truck operated by a […]

Meet New Blogger Evan

By Evan Desrochers, 2012 Summer Intern Hello Readers, My name is Evan and I am a newly hired summer Intern at the Urban Initiative. I am an undergraduate Economics major at UMass Dartmouth, studying to complete my degree in the fall of 2012. The field of Economics has opened my eyes to the inner workings […]