Edited by Jodi Summers What’s old is new again. The Expo line traces a historic route through Los Angeles. Although its tracks, signals, and power lines are all new, much of the light rail line’s right-of-way dates to 1875, when the first rail link between downtown L.A. and the Westside opened and gave birth to […]

by Jodi Summers “There are a lot of different types of energy efficiency that cargo container-based construction brings to the table,” shares Leslie Horn, CEO of Three Squares real estate development company. “With the U.S. new construction industry desperate for ways to cut costs without undermining quality, green home construction gaining significant momentum, and a […]

by Jodi Summers Young people are interested in a different kind of lifestyle than earlier generations, thus Americans are experiencing an urban renaissance of unanticipated proportions. ..and it’s making us greener. Realizing that now is the time for experience, college graduates are moving to cities, where they may eschew owning car and take to bicycling […]

from Jodi Summers The Gerald Desmond Bridge in Long Beach is a through arch bridge that carries four lanes from the end of Interstate 710 across the Cerritos Channel to Terminal Island. The bridge is named after Gerald Desmond, a civic leader and former city attorney for the City of Long Beach. Built in the […]

by Jodi Summers What Home Buyers Really Want: Ethnic Preferences is an actual study conducted by the National Association of Home Builders. We responded as Americans, undeterred by our heritage. More than 80% of people who took part in the study would like to live in “an environmentally friendly home,” but 65% are not willing […]

by Jodi Summers You are the green businessman. You’re in solar stocks, net zero options.  You’ve got a zero net energy home. You’ve got a zero net energy car. You are on top of the green world. Now, be on top of the next wave of green trends… *    Global spending on smart energy management […]