Category: Climate

Area Leaders Join Effort to Link Boston Neighborhoods and Job Centers with Bus Rapid Transit

Rick Dimino

Richard A. Dimino

Guest Author · President & CEO, A Better City

Barr Climate Program Co-Director Mary Skelton Roberts interviews State Representative Russell Holmes and A Better City CEO Rick Dimino, members of a newly-formed advisory committee for BostonBRT.

July 13, 2017 | Category: Climate

Unwavering Resolve to Advance Solutions for Climate Change

Recent remarks from Barr’s president reaffirming the Foundation’s commitment to advance ambitious goals, in partnership with others continuing to lead.

June 06, 2017 | Category: Climate

Three Boston Congregations Team Up for Community Solar Project

Mariama White-Hammond

Rev. Mariama White-Hammond

Guest Author · Chief of Environment, Energy, and Open Space, City of Boston and Founding Pastor, New Roots AME Church

Reverend Mariama White-Hammond, a Class of 2009 Barr Fellow, shares three lessons and a new video documenting a novel collaboration of three churches committed to action on climate change and equity.

May 09, 2017 | Category: Climate

Twelve Designs Reimagine the Boston Bus Stop


Michael Kodransky

Guest Author · Director, Global and U.S. Initiatives, ITDP

Michael Kodransky of ITDP reveals ideas for innovative bus stations in Boston and calls on the public to vote for their favorite design.

May 08, 2017 | Category: Climate

Build a Better Bus Stop

Chris Van Eyken

Chris Van Eyken

Guest Author · Senior Planner, U.S. Program, ITDP


Michael Kodransky

Guest Author · Director, Global and U.S. Initiatives, ITDP

BostonBRT announces a design competition for innovative bus stations in Boston.

March 22, 2017 | Category: Climate

We’re Calling on Cities to Lead the Way to Better Transit

Mary Skelton Roberts shares an opportunity for communities to pilot elements of Gold Standard Bus Rapid Transit.

March 21, 2017 | Category: Climate

New England Chambers of Commerce Leading on Clean Energy

Diane Doucette

Diane Doucette

Guest Author · Executive Director, Chambers for Innovation and Clean Energy

Diane Doucette of Chambers for Innovation and Clean Energy shares five ways area businesses reaped the benefits of clean energy in 2016.

February 28, 2017 | Category: Climate

Clean Energy Powers 3 Million U.S. Jobs

Kevin Doyle

Kevin Doyle

Guest Author · Environmental Workforce Consultant

Phil Jordan

Phil Jordan

Guest Author · Vice President, BW Research Partnership

New research reveals a vibrant, new national industry and workforce.

February 22, 2017 | Category: Climate

Buses Are What’s Next in Transportation

This article was originally published in the Opinion section of Commonwealth Magazine on January 23, 2017.

January 27, 2017 | Category: Climate

Resilient Resolutions

Bud Ris

Bud Ris

Guest Author · Climate Advisor

Key findings and next steps from a new report on Boston’s vulnerabilities to rising seas and other adverse climate effects.

January 06, 2017 | Category: Climate