The depth of the economic crater Nevada fell into—the state’s unemployment rate hit a staggering 14.5 percent in December 2010—makes its climb back to prosperity nothing short of remarkable. Nevada did much more than simply ride the rising tide of the national recovery. To put it simply, the Silver State reinvented itself.
A new city of Las Vegas partnership with the Boston-based tech company Soofa is helping take the guesswork out of public transportation downtown, with a little help from the Southern Nevada sun. Solar panel-powered digital boards are going in at each of the city’s seven Downtown Loop stops, giving riders updates about when the next shuttle will arrive and other downtown-relevant content.
This is an article that has nothing to do with politics, party lines or conspiracy theories. This is an article that has everything to do with being co-inhabitants of Planet Earth. Why? At this moment, even though we got Rosetta to land on a comet, we really have no place else to call home. Our survival depends on clean air to breathe, safe water to drink, a climate that does not change drastically and flora, fauna and oceans that remain healthy and resilient. Going green is pursuing knowledge and practices that lead to more environmentally friendly and ecologically responsible decisions and lifestyles, which can help protect the environment and sustain its natural resources for current and future generations.
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