Mandy Ferreira

Senior Digital Editor, Via

Mandy Ferreira is a freelance writer and editor in the West. Her work has also appeared in Sunset, Rodale's Organic Life, and Yoga Journal.


The Roads of the Future

The Roads of the Future

Cities across the West are paving the way for safer streets for everyone.
How to Make Your Home More Energy Efficient This Summer

How to Make Your Home More Energy Efficient This Summer

Stay cool inside while cutting high summer utility bills with these 9 simple steps.
8 Tips for a More Sustainable Road Trip

8 Tips for a More Sustainable Road Trip

Reduce the impact and cost of your summer getaway.
Tips to Improve EV Range

Tips to Improve EV Range

Drive further between each charge.
How to Effectively Communicate on the Road

How to Effectively Communicate on the Road

Here's when to use your horn, hazard lights, and more.
How to Reduce Holiday Waste

How to Reduce Holiday Waste

Start new, sustainable traditions that reduce your impact without minimizing joy.
8 Tips to Stay Warm and Save Energy This Winter

8 Tips to Stay Warm and Save Energy This Winter

Reduce your carbon footprint and your bills.
Best EV Charging Stations in the West

Best EV Charging Stations in the West

These charging stops are the destination.
Scenic EV Road Trip Routes in Oregon and Idaho

Scenic EV Road Trip Routes in Oregon and Idaho

Three fantastic drives with enjoyable charging stops.
10 Ways to Save Water at Home

10 Ways to Save Water at Home

Simple habits and home upgrades can save thousands of gallons each year.
How to Safely and Legally Share the Road with Cyclists

How to Safely and Legally Share the Road with Cyclists

Drivers need to be especially cautious around cyclists. Here's how best to share the road.
5 Ways to Travel More Sustainably

5 Ways to Travel More Sustainably

Want to explore the world but also keep it green? Here's how to minimize your environmental impact.
5 Tips for Electric Vehicle Road Trips

5 Tips for Electric Vehicle Road Trips

From day trips to cross-country ventures, explore the open road in an EV with these helpful tips.
Highway 1 Road Trip: Santa Cruz to Big Sur

Highway 1 Road Trip: Santa Cruz to Big Sur

Explore one of the most famous—yet undeveloped—stretches of California’s coastal highway.
Best Places to See Redwoods

Best Places to See Redwoods

Stand among the giants from Southern Oregon to Central California.