High-speed rail is a rich man’s plaything
HS2 will benefit a few corporate centres and leave everyone else behind, argues Mike Geddes
Cycle city Kathmandu
Jennie O’Hara meets Nepali campaigners seeking to tackle pollution and inequality by transforming their capital into a cycle-friendly city
Roads to freedom
Rachel Aldred considers a city humanised by sustainable transport
With plans for a third runway at Heathrow currently under consultation and airports cross the UK looking to expand, David Matthews surveys the new coalitions linking local residents' opposition to environmental concerns about climate change
Planes, trains and caravan-mobiles
Reduce your carbon footprint - and your guilt quotient - by opting for ethical modes of holiday transport. By Tamanna Kalhar
Take that, groupies!
Dear Auntie, As a music-obsessed greenie, the recent spate of bands reforming after years of obscurity has got me in a fix. The desire to get back in the saddle and start trailing my favourite band on tour across the globe is becoming stronger with every second that Take That! spend creating their new album. How do I reconcile my desire to be a transnational groupie to early-1990s has-beens with my environmental obligations? Is there any way of obsessively trailing my idols without resorting to multiple short-haul flights? Martha Owen, Chester
John Stewart looks at the environmental impact of aviation and assesses the alternatives.
Taking the pledge
The campaign to prevent airport expansion is gathering early momentum