Prince of Petworth noticed this “green” truck:


Using ethanol to power a big Chevy pickup is far from green in many ways: a big car uses a lot of energy, and ethanol isn’t any better for the environment anyway.

Meanwhile, Streetsblog discoverd a “Bizarre News” article on a Flint, Michigan news station’s Web site. What’s bizarre? Bike sharing in DC. In Michigan, that really is bizarre. The more ironic part? The story carries a Chrysler ad.

David Alpert is the founder of Greater Greater Washington and its board president. He worked as a Product Manager for Google for six years and has lived in the Boston, San Francisco, and New York metro areas in addition to Washington, DC. He lives with his wife and two children in Dupont Circle.