From her childhood days of riding the commuter rail from the suburbs into Boston to see the city, Lisa Jacobson (she/her) has always been fascinated and passionate about people, places, stories, and how things work.
A next evolution to advance equitable solutions for transportation, community planning, and development in Massachusetts.
An opportunity to practice resting, being in community, and imagining new relationships and possibilities.
We’ve been through a lot in the last 22 months. Are we less afraid of change?
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.
Inspiration and insights from cold-weather cities reimagining winter as a season to love.
Results of three bus pilot projects prove that change is possible.
For two weeks, Silver Line riders boarded the bus through three doors instead of one. Here’s how it changed the commuting experience.
Insights into new efforts to expand ferry service in Boston Harbor, from Alice Brown of Boston Harbor Now.
Eight questions with Lisa Jacobson, who recently joined Barr as Program Officer for Mobility.