Explore Content

Transportation

Massachusetts continues to experience a slow slide in car commuting, and an increase in the importance of transit and active transportation – driven in part...

Sep 15, 2016 Blog Post

The history of urban policy over the last century suggests that the words we use to describe our city neighborhoods matter – a lot.

Sep 7, 2016 Blog Post

The need to revisit old assumptions in transportation planning, and to bring a clear-eyed sense of priorities and fresh perspective to transportation policy is as...

Aug 26, 2016 Blog Post

Empathy for the plight of those who drive cannot be an excuse for failing, through appropriate public policy, to try to get the balance of...

Aug 18, 2016 Blog Post

Cheap gas, readily available financing, low interest rates, increasing employment and rising wages have continued to fuel car sales. Now, however, auto industry observers are...

Aug 5, 2016 Blog Post

The ITF study gives us a detailed picture of the heaven that might be if we were to embrace a new transportation paradigm less dependent...

Jul 11, 2016 Blog Post

The very people who have the most to gain from bigger or better highways – heavy drivers – are also those with the most to...

Jul 5, 2016 Blog Post

There is no one-size-fits-all solution to the problems of our cities, or to decarbonizing transportation.

Jun 21, 2016 Blog Post

In anticipation of the release of A New Way Forward: Envisioning a Carbon-Free Transportation System , we've compiled some of our recent blogs on transportation...

May 20, 2016 Blog Post

If electrification and renewable energy alone can get us to 100% carbon-free travel, why worry about transit, bike lanes, shared vehicles, land-use policy or any...

May 18, 2016 Blog Post

Pages