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The buses on the road today are already helping fight global warming, as they allow millions of people to get around without a car. Once...

Sep 10, 2020 Blog Post
Boston commuter rail log

In our transition toward a carbon free society we need to make public transit as appealing as possible. But a week long log of riding...

Feb 14, 2020 Blog Post

We should reexamine the degree to which we equate speed and rapid movement with “progress.” We should also give a leg up to slower travel...

Nov 25, 2019 Blog Post
Lessons from Cities Pioneering Clean Transportation

Electric buses deliver important health and environmental benefits. Early adopters, however, have had to overcome technological and economic hurdles. Case studies from six electric bus...

Oct 10, 2019 Report

As I recently waited in a crumbling subway station for an overcrowded train, I couldn’t help but consider finding another way to work - like...

Oct 4, 2019 Blog Post

On July 1, Boston’s public transportation agency, the MBTA, instituted a 6% fare increase. While the hike had been approved back in March, two crippling...

Aug 21, 2019 Blog Post

In the years since the Great Recession, a torrent of cheap and easy credit has washed over car showrooms and used car lots. Many have...

Feb 15, 2018 Blog Post

Car companies have been incredibly successful using marketing techniques that sell an ideal, and transit agencies should learn from their example. After all, they...

Jan 22, 2018 Blog Post

The technical challenge of making transit work better – while essential – pales in significance to the adaptive challenge of building cities and a transportation...

May 5, 2017 Blog Post

The main hurdle inhibiting not only public transportation but also relatively low-cost solutions such as bicycling and pedestrian infrastructure is not one of cost or...

Jan 4, 2017 Blog Post

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