Six Questions with Barr's Mobility Program Officer
Through an interview with Jules Faña, Barr’s communications coordinator, Najah Casimir, our Mobility Program Officer, discusses what drives their work, lessons from past experiences that they’re applying to their current role, and their priorities at Barr.
Fair Transit Fares for an Equitable and Climate-Friendly Future
As more fare-free and affordable transit initiatives are implemented across the state, voters support shifting the burden of transportation costs away from individuals to systems.
How CultureHouse is Reclaiming Main Streets to Build Resilient Communities
The impact of a walkable, pop-up space in one Massachusetts community.
Five Mobility Bright Spots to Build on in 2022
We’ve been through a lot in the last 22 months. Are we less afraid of change?
A Different Direction: Tools to Advance Equity in Transportation
A new guide provides recommendations for transportation practitioners who are looking to advance equity in their work.
How Grantmakers and Governments Moved Quickly to Transform Public Spaces
The COVID pandemic pushed Massachusetts cities and towns to rethink their public spaces. It also pushed us as funders to rethink how we do our work.
Mariella Puerto Named Barr Foundation Climate Program Director
A Barr veteran and field leader, Mariella will oversee continued growth of the Foundation’s Clean Energy, Mobility, and Resilience focus areas.
Embracing Winter with Creative Ways to Stay Outdoors
Inspiration and insights from cold-weather cities reimagining winter as a season to love.
Glimmers of a Future We Need
Today's solutions to our public health crisis are also long-term solutions for transportation and climate.
Adapting to a Pandemic: Barr’s Climate Program
An update on actions, learnings, and priorities from Barr’s Climate team amid the pandemic.