Friday, April 24, 2015

What Will Be America’s First Car-Free City? (

A post-automobile world?: "But the realistic chance of an outright ban on cars in any large section of Gotham is basically nil. The same is true most places in America. The most notable exception — that is, the major U.S. city that has the clearest route to going car-free — is Boston."

Thursday, April 23, 2015

Opinion: Shift from fossil fuel transport " Automobiles, which are the cause of the majority of greenhouse gas emissions from transportation, also produce pollutants that are dangerous to the health of humans, especially in metropolitan areas with dense populations.

Nitrogen oxides and ozone emitted by automobiles causes a multitude of health related issues and can be minimized by a change in transportation methods and infrastructure. If we do not change our methods of transportation for short trips we run the risk of degrading the health of our citizens in urban environments and wide reaching environmental degradation on a global scale."

Tuesday, April 21, 2015

Boston: Transportation for Massachusetts (T4MA) Pushes for Public Transit Improvements "“We really are going to need to step up, as many other regions in the country and countries around the world are doing, and be prepared to maybe add a few cents to the gas tax,” Ostroff continued, “and maybe look at other ways in which we can generate revenue in order to bring our old infrastructure up to speed.”"