Links to resources and information about engine idling

America

http://iturnitoff.com

http://www.sustainableamerica.org

http://nyc.missionelectric.org/2013/12/27/new-york-citys-efforts-to-stop-idling/

http://www.idlethreatmovie.com/

http://tri1025.com/city-of-fort-collins-breathe-easy-anti-idling-campaign-video-interview/

Around schools: interweaving stop-idling campaigns with children’s education

http://files.earthday.net/ednnoidle/Make%20a%20Good%20Choice..Choose%20No%20Idling_Lesson%20PLan.pdf

http://www2.epa.gov/region8/idle-free-schools

http://www.cleanaircampaign.org/Your-Schools/About-Clean-Air-Schools

Stay clean go green turn off your engine

Around the World

http://earthitude.com/  A great up and coming website by my friend Rey.  Collection of resources, and a lot of eye-opening information on green living and saving the Earth.  Take a look!

Hong Kong

Free stickers and posters provided by the HK government: http://www.epd.gov.hk/epd/english/environmentinhk/air/prob_solutions/idling_publicity_materials.html

http://www.cleartheair.org.hk/

http://www.hongkongcan.org/doclib/Briefing%20Paper%20on%20Motor%20Vehicle%20Idling%20(English).pdf

http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1414460/time-enforcers-get-tougher-drivers-who-let-engines-idle

Stop idling technology:

Really important. Giving truckers a way to enjoy AC plus more without idling: http://www.idleair.com/

Hybrid refuse collection vehicles means HUGE savings in terms of money and people’s health: http://www.govtech.com/technology/Hybrid-Garbage-Miami-Dade-040511.html

The technology we desperately need as long as we keep using petrol vehicles:

http://world.honda.com/motorcycle-picturebook/idling-stop/

Taiwan

The brilliant work in Taipei, Taiwan, by John Fleckenstein, Torch Pratt and others:

A: Video about their project

B: http://www.taipeitimes.com/News/editorials/archives/2011/05/17/2003503424

C: http://www.taipeitimes.com/News/editorials/archives/2011/09/28/2003514359

Government website: http://plan.chepb.gov.tw/idling/promotion.html

News article and video about anti-idling campaign in Taiwan: http://news.pts.org.tw/detail.php?NEENO=256337

Guide to greener driving: http://ecodriving.itri.org.tw/

Not directly about idling or Taiwan, but if you are thinking about buying a scooter (in Taiwan) then first read this:

http://www.theguardian.com/environment/2005/dec/21/travelandtransport.transportintheuk

 

 

 

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