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My week on BlueBike, Boston's bikeshare system, felt like a glimpse into the future of urban transportation. Now, how can Boston realize a modern transit system that more closely integrates bikes, buses and trains?

Can the dream of a new transportation future be as motivating as a brisk ride in a sleek new car? I think it can.

American farmers are trapped in a toxic cycle of pesticide and herbicide use. Breaking our reliance on pesticides, including dicamba and glyphosate, is a crucial step in freeing farmers from this cycle and creating an...

Few Americans have more power to act on climate than our nation’s governors. Governors can take action by setting goals to reduce statewide emissions. They can shift transportation spending and policies to support low-carbon options...

Cities around the world are moving towards developing transportation systems with more options for residents and less dependence on cars. What can they learn from China, where dockless bike share programs have reinvigorated bicycle usage...

According to a new report from the Governors Highway Safety Association (GHSA), pedestrian deaths in the U.S. increased by 35 percent between 2008 and 2017. During the same time frame, all other traffic deaths decreased...

Why would we assume that transportation would be the one sphere of modern life in which my children are just like my parents?

The primary threat to green space in Denver is not skyscrapers or apartments constructed to accommodate new people. It’s roads, driveways and parking lots we’ve built to accommodate more cars.

The Keystone Pipeline has already suffered multiple spills, including a 210,000-gallon spill in November 2017. A geographic analysis of the pipeline finds that it likely threatens thousands of waterways along much of its route.

This President’s Day weekend, auto dealers will once again try to lure Americans into showrooms, hoping to attract them with holiday deals. After the Great Recession, the federal government made a series of policy...

After 20 years in Columbia, Maryland, my partner's mom recently accepted a job offer in Jackson, Mississippi, and made the move. When she got there, however, there was one thing she didn’t expect: the water...

The tempering of our appetites is critically important to our physical and spiritual health, and it is a crucial step in healing our environment.

Late last year, I took a trip with a friend to watch the demolition of the retired Mt. Tom coal-fired power plant in Holyoke, Massachusetts. As we watched from across the Connecticut River, I was...

All of Frontier Group’s staff commute to work primarily by walking, biking or running. The following stories of how we adopted our commutes illustrate some of the challenges of starting and the joys of continuing...

Recently, on a call with my Frontier Group colleagues, I shared that I wanted to write a blog about why I love bike commuting. To my delighted surprise, others jumped in and said, “we all...

Leaks from our nation's gas system are more common and hazardous than you might think. These leaks waste money, pollute the air, and, if exposed to a spark, could spell disaster. Frontier Group has produced...

It’s time for imagination – both in politics and our daily lives. And for renewed faith that a future free of fossil fuels can be one that isn’t just worth living, but delicious enough to...

Not only are there many winnable policies to reduce carbon pollution, many of them are low-hanging fruit that are achievable right now.

The price of taking transit in Denver is out of line with the city’s goals – especially when compared with the cost of driving.

Our democracy as it currently exists is far from perfect, but in 2018, states and cities across the country pushed forward with a number of policies intended to make our government more representative, our elections...

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