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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

The United States isn’t China or Norway, but their experiences show us that it is possible to transition away from fossil fuel-powered cars faster, and...

Oct 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

What will it take to spark Copenhagen-style public demand for bike-friendly streets in U.S. cities?

Aug 29, 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

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

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

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