Mary Skelton Roberts is a senior program officer for Climate, focusing on transportation and land use—two critical levers for reducing greenhouse gas emissions. Her portfolio aims to modernize our transit systems and to help communities transform themselves into more walkable, connected places where all residents have attractive alternatives to driving and spend far less time and money traveling by car.
This article was originally published in the Opinion section of Commonwealth Magazine on January 23, 2017.
Reflections, lessons learned, and advice from Kristina Egan at the close of her five-year tenure as Transportation for Massachusetts executive director.
Barr’s newly-named Mobility portfolio aims to spur transformation in how people move around and how we build our communities.
In this contribution to our series on strategic planning, Mary Skelton Roberts discusses key trends giving shape to Barr’s strategy to reduce transportation emissions.
I’ve been given the unique opportunity to write you a letter from your future city—Boston in the year 2050, to be exact.
With our quality of life, economy, and climate all on the line, BRT deserves a closer look.
Boston set to create its first “Complete Street”
A conversation between Barr’s Mary Skelton Roberts and Chris Leinberger, lead author of a new report on Walkable Urban Places (a.k.a. “WalkUPs”), a promising pathway to a more vibrant, equitable, and low-carbon region.
What’s your question about getting around Boston in the future? Go Boston 2030 is a new campaign to shape the future of how people get around our city.
Over the last year, Barr has sponsored a study group of Boston transportation, development, and community leaders to explore whether Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) could be viable here.