Monthly Archives: May 2012

TRANSPORTATION FINANCES: Why Saving Public Transportation Requires Helping Car Drivers

TweetMassachusetts’ difficulty in finding ways to sustainably support its public transportation system (and its still-stuttering efforts to improve pedestrian and bicycling infrastructure) – in other words, its continuing inability to move away from overwhelming dependence on cars – is simply … Continue reading

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RECLAIMING THE LESSONS OF PAST VICTORIES: Traffic Is Not Inevitable

TweetAlthough it was nearly a half-century ago it was also the starting point for most of the transportation issues we face today.  The Interstate Highway System was poised to push into the Boston metropolitan area – crashing through Somerville, Cambridge, … Continue reading

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