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The U.S. still spends vast sums of money to build new highways and widen existing ones.

Jan 13, 2017 Blog Post

There are good reasons to believe that the recent rapid rate of growth of vehicle travel will not continue for long. But there are also...

Jan 5, 2017 Blog Post

A few highlights from our work in 2016, including envisioning a new transportation future, highlighting the promise of solar energy, exposing the dangers of fracking,...

Jan 4, 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

For a decade, the United States seemed to be creeping away from our extreme dependence on fossil fuel-burning cars and trucks. Then, everything changed.

Dec 5, 2016 Blog Post

America, a nation that has been resolutely future-oriented throughout its history, now risks turning decisively back toward the past.

Nov 22, 2016 Blog Post

If you care about making social change of any kind, the inclination to worship data and analytics and to downplay vision and values is one...

Nov 9, 2016 Blog Post

There is a direct line from the policy decisions the United States has made over the last century – decisions that have almost universally moved...

Oct 24, 2016 Blog Post
Rethinking U.S. Transportation Policy to Fight Global Warming

America’s transportation system has emerged as Climate Enemy #1, with cars, trucks and other vehicles now representing the nation’s largest source of carbon pollution, and...

Oct 24, 2016 Report

Fast Forward surveys the lay of the land for innovative mobility technologies and tools in Massachusetts, explores their potential impacts, and makes a series...

Oct 14, 2016 Blog Post

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