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This website is all about the U.S.A. and how we pushed the barrier of speed as our nations starting with men on horseback all the way to modern day where we are pushing vehicles with over 1000 horsepower. 

I chose to look deeper into transportation in our country’s great history for a couple of reasons. First of all, I love cars and motorcycles today. I saw this as a great way for me to learn how we came to how we are today with Mustangs and Challengers that rip wheel right off of axles. Another reason why I want to learn about transportation is because it changed our country so much as it advanced. From the transition from horses to trains and from trains to cars it had a large impact. Lastly, the Americans took a far different approach building cars than European and Asian manufacturers. Americans were more about

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Union Pacific Corporation COO Jim Vena to Address the RBC Capital Markets Canadian Automotive Industrials and Transportation Conference

OMAHA, Neb., May 6, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Jim Vena, chief operating officer of Union Pacific Corporation (NYSE: UNP), will address the RBC Capital Markets Canadian Automotive Industrials and Transportation Conference at 1:30 p.m. ET on Tuesday, May 12, 2020.

Interested investors may view the presentation and listen to a live webcast through our website at www.up.com/investor. Alternatively, the audio portion can be accessed directly through the following webcast link.

A replay of the audio webcast will be available shortly thereafter on Union Pacific’s Investors website.

ABOUT UNION PACIFIC

Union Pacific Railroad is the principal operating company of Union Pacific Corporation (NYSE: UNP). One of America’s most recognized companies, Union Pacific Railroad connects 23 states in the western two-thirds of the country by rail, providing a critical link in the global supply chain. The railroad’s diversified business mix is classified into its Bulk, Industrial and Premium business groups. Union

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Good, Better, Best: Reducing Your Transportation Carbon Footprint

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This is the first in a series of five articles that help you find ways to reduce your carbon footprint by changing your use of the main carbon culprits in the average American’s lifestyle.

It’s no secret that Americans love their cars. We drive more miles than any other nation — 30 percent more than second-place Canada. But all those miles on the road come with a high environmental price. The typical passenger vehicle emits 4.6 metric tons of carbon dioxide each year.

Few of us are willing or able to give up our cars, but everyone can cut their transportation carbon. From reducing your carbon a little to a lot, here are some good, better, and best steps you can take.

Carbon Footprints

Because carbon dioxide emissions are a leading cause of climate change, measuring the amount of carbon dioxide released by a particular activity can

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Modes of Transportation, Ranked From Coolest to Least Cool

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Even in the middle of a worldwide pandemic, rollerblading isn’t very cool.

See, I’ve been spending a lot of time looking out my window (as one tends to do during The Quarantine), watching as the occasional jogger or delivery person with a pizza strapped to the back of their bike rides by. This got me thinking.

I’m not a huge fan of running (bad knees) and I don’t own a bike, so I figured the next best thing would be to go out on rollerblades. I’ve played hockey for more than 20 years, and considering the difficulty of playing basketball while maintaining social distancing, I thought now might be a good time to get some solo skating practice in. Boy, was I wrong.

I basically had a weapon (that is, a hockey stick) in my hands, but I still looked like a goofball. Even with fewer people

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