Posts by Mary Skelton Roberts

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Mary Skelton Roberts is a co-director 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.

In Conversation: District Attorney Rachael Rollins

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Mary Skelton Roberts

Co-Director of Climate

A conversation on the legacy and impacts of racism and the role of the criminal justice system in our region.

October 13, 2020 | Category: Barr News

Reclaiming Streets as Public Spaces

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Mary Skelton Roberts

Co-Director of Climate

Mary Skelton Roberts on the path ahead to create truly welcoming, inclusive public spaces for all.

October 01, 2020 | Category: Climate

Glimmers of a Future We Need

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Mary Skelton Roberts

Co-Director of Climate

Dr. Bernstein

Dr. Aaron Bernstein

Guest Author · Interim director at the Center for Climate, Health, and the Global Environment, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health

Today's solutions to our public health crisis are also long-term solutions for transportation and climate.

September 02, 2020 | Category: COVID-19

Adapting to a Pandemic: Barr’s Climate Program

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Mariella Puerto

Co-Director of Climate

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Mary Skelton Roberts

Co-Director of Climate

An update on actions, learnings, and priorities from Barr’s Climate team amid the pandemic.

July 29, 2020 | Category: COVID-19

Massachusetts Wants Climate Action and Leadership

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Mariella Puerto

Co-Director of Climate

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Mary Skelton Roberts

Co-Director of Climate

New poll shows majorities across demographic groups now see climate change as a serious problem if left unaddressed.

February 13, 2020 | Category: Climate

Diverse Group of Leaders Advance United Vision to Transform Massachusetts’ Transportation System

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Mary Skelton Roberts

Co-Director of Climate

At a moment of crisis, business, municipal, and nonprofit leaders find common ground in call for bold action to address urgent challenges.

November 13, 2019 | Category: Climate

Six Mobility Lessons from Europe’s Most Sustainable City

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Mary Skelton Roberts

Co-Director of Climate

From Boston to Oslo and back—here are transportation solutions we want to see implemented at home.

October 15, 2019 | Category: Climate

It's Time to Transform Transportation in Massachusetts

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Mary Skelton Roberts

Co-Director of Climate

At the end of 2018, Massachusetts released a bold vision for the future of transportation in the Commonwealth. To make that vision a reality, it’s our move.

January 28, 2019 | Category: Climate

A Message to Mayors: To Lead on Climate, Focus on Transportation

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Mary Skelton Roberts

Co-Director of Climate

As mayors gather in Boston for an international summit on climate, Barr’s Mary Skelton Roberts makes the case for keeping mobility high on the agenda.

June 08, 2018 | Category: Climate

The Transportation Dividend

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Mary Skelton Roberts

Co-Director of Climate

New study quantifies the significant economic and quality-of-life benefits Greater Boston and Massachusetts enjoy thanks to investments in transportation.

March 06, 2018 | Category: Climate