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Postage Stamps Promote Green Transportation. Who Knew?

Wednesday, March 21, 2012 - 01:39 PM

(photo by Jackie Yamanaka)

Not to mention car pooling, biking, and walking.

TN's Jackie Yamanaka received a letter with the above stamp, leading us to immediately research its provenance.

It turns out the U.S. Postal Service has produced a series of stamps with eco-friendly messages. One of them encourages the use of public transit. The others exhort recipients to "choose to walk,"  "share a ride," "maintain tire pressure," and "ride a bike."

It's also possible to purchase a stamp celebrating American infrastructure -- like Florida's Sunshine Skyway Bridge.

Just a tip in case you want to send some snail mail TN's way we haven't seen these in person yet:

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Mike Hicks

Your sharethis button is hanging in my browser (Firefox 11 on Linux running on a brand-new Intel Gen 2 Core i5 processor) and it is annoying me.

Mar. 21 2012 06:59 PM

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