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One way for cities to meet their climate goals is to electrify their fleets. But do cops want to drive electric cars?

Feb 26, 2020 Blog Post
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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
Graphic of the North Houston Highway Improvement Project

An example from our last Highway Bondoggles report shows why the National Environmental Policy Act, or NEPA, is so important for understanding the environmental and...

Feb 13, 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

The experience of six "early adopters" shows that electric buses can be reliable, environmentally-friendly and cost-effective replacements for diesel vehicles.

Nov 1, 2019 Blog Post

Giving thanks for the rare good fortune of living in a great neighborhood in a great city - and exploring the link between good neighborhood...

Oct 30, 2019 Blog Post

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