Reducing the energy consumption of personal transportation has long been a consideration of the responsible consumer. In these days of ever higher fuel prices it has become a serious economic concern too. Here are some of my favorite energy-saving tips.
Stop driving. Well, not completely, of course. But consider car-pooling if you and a friend have the same destination and close schedules. Ensure when you go, say, grocery shopping, you pick up everything you need for the week, and stop at all the shops in one trip. And when the weather’s right and your destination is not too far — get out your bicycle!