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Three Strategies to Transform Transportation in America

In the U.S., transportation is climate enemy number one. America’s transportation system produces more greenhouse gas emissions than any other sector of our economy and,...

Feb 25, 2020 Report
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

In Boston, a city overflowing with cars, and with a transit system that feels increasingly decrepit, a massive new development project is taking place at...

Jan 27, 2020 Blog Post

At a time when climate change threatens our future, the United States continues to spend four dollars expanding the highway network for every dollar it...

Jan 21, 2020 Blog Post

As America and the world enter the 2020s, our collective problems – from global warming to plastic pollution to political polarization to the persistence of...

Dec 23, 2019 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

Sometimes it might seem as though we need to scrap it all and start over. But while much of America’s current infrastructure is environmentally threatening...

Aug 22, 2019 Blog Post

Major road construction projects are usually met with warnings of “carmageddon” and nightmarish visions of suffocating bottlenecks. But while our gut instincts tell us that...

Aug 16, 2019 Blog Post
The Environmental Benefits of a Compact and Connected Boulder

Boulder, Colorado is an environmentally conscious city with a problem: The city's lack of housing has contributed to most of its workforce living in surrounding,...

Aug 8, 2019 Report

We don’t just need more walkable cities, more efficient vehicles, zero-carbon fuels, or viable alternatives to the one-car-per-adult system. We need all of them. And...

Jul 19, 2019 Blog Post

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