Tony Dutzik is associate director and senior policy analyst with Frontier Group. His research and ideas on climate, energy and transportation policy have helped shape public policy debates across the U.S. and have earned coverage in outlets from National Public Radio to The New York Times and the Financial Times.
Prior to joining Frontier Group in 2001, Tony worked as an education reporter for the Eagle-Tribune newspaper of Lawrence, Mass., and as a political writer and organizer. Tony holds a Master’s degree in print journalism from Boston University and a Bachelor of Science in public service from Penn State University. A native of Pittsburgh, he now lives and works in Boston.
Posts by Tony Dutzik
As Uber wanes, a new life for carsharing?
New and exciting models of carsharing are emerging that have the potential to live up to much of the mode’s initial promise, while also serving as a vanguard for America’s transition to electric vehicles.
How crypto made me fall in love with carbon pricing all over again
There is no earthly reason why cryptocurrency miners should be allowed to pollute the climate cost-free to support an endeavor whose contribution to our well-being is minimal, if not negative.
True “Confessions”: Lessons on building dynamic systems from a recovering engineer
Building systems that are designed from the start to be flexible, adaptable and reliant on empowered people can be an effective strategy to build up not only strong towns, but sustainable ones as well.
The highways had to go somewhere. Fixing the deficit in our political imagination.
If we are ever going to address a problem as big as, for example, climate change, we need to relentlessly question the absurdity of the status quo, to go beyond considering ways to make our current systems and modes of development incrementally less bad or less unjust, and imagine how those systems can be transformed into something qualitatively better.