This is a look at finding delight and laughter, loneliness and frustration, and amazing people we find in our business travel journey. Different than holiday and exploration travel where it's all about "me", business travel comes with a "they" agenda and the parameters that brings. The trick is not to lose yourself in the agenda and to enjoy the ride and the surprises you may find.
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The Making of an Energy-efficient Car
BY ESBEN HOLM
@ VOL 14
ON SEP 20, 2013
In the future there will be more of us and we will be driving more. The transportation industry is the biggest energy consumer. Esben Holm and his team work towards reducing this energy consumption by creating a very energy-efficient car.
Capturing Custom Car Show Character
BY GEORGE BRAINARD
@ VOL 18
ON NOV 21, 2013
Photographer George Brainard was asked by The Kontinentals to photograph the the Lone Star Roundup a couple years back, and while he originally focused on the event itself, he was drawn to all the unique people who attended this annual hot rod and custom car show. George recalls here his photographs, experiences, and the subjects that inspired so many stories.
"Presentation of the Day" on December 26, 2013.
Keep it Light Enough to Travel
BY JILLIAN MERRICK
@ VOL 1
ON FEB 18, 2014
Prince George is an industry town, filled with long, cold winters and really big trucks. So what would it be like to live car-free in Prince George? Dropping all her baggage, Jillian Merrick shares her experience with car-free living in the city and surprising discoveries that make being a pedestrian a bold and beautiful step.
A Car-Free Solution in a Transportation Crisis
BY CRICKET DAY
@ VOL 18
ON MAY 18, 2017
Friends Cricket Day, Chris Robbins, and Becca Groban have a solution to the looming transportation crisis hitting New York City in 2019! Listen to their logical solution in this PechaKucha presentation in celebration of NYCxDesign.
Cricket Day, Chris Robbins, Becca Groban, and Kellen Parker are four friends who love to argue about their adopted home, NYC. With backgrounds in landscape architecture, journalism, city planning, and financial risk, the group won Transportation Alternatives’ L-ternative Visions: Reimagining 14th Street and Beyond in March.
Living less with the car
BY PAUL OSBORNE
@ VOL 15
ON MAR 16, 2018
York remains a unique and attractive city, in part because it has always sought to deter cars from entering the city centre. The historic core has been preserved by pedestrianisation, cycle routes, car parking policies, and park and ride. But as the city grows, how do we nurture the city’s wider neighbourhoods to become less car reliant? Paul Osborne discusses how can developers tempt us with car-free living rather than automated double garage doors? And what do we all stand to gain from living less with the car?
Geneva Classic Car Club
BY CAREL REINHARDUS
@ VOL 3
ON APR 12, 2018
Come and dive into the world of Classic cars with the Geneva Classic Car Club ! The club offers carefree pleasure of classic cars for its members. Carel Reinhardus shows some of the cars of the club and their interesting and absurd engineering features.
Wild Frog Research
BY CATHY-ANN KERR
@ VOL 25
ON OCT 24, 2018
Lee Berger has spent her life studying frogs, she started studying veterinary science. She discovers the mystery of where all the frogs have gone, and the deadly fungus that caused the dramatic decline of frogs in the tropical climates. 43 species have now become extinct and further are close to extinction. Her goal is to increase the health and lifespan of frogs in the wild.