Posts by Mary Skelton Roberts

Mary Skelton Roberts

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.

Unlikely Meetings. Uncommon Solutions for the Future of Mobility.

Mary Skelton Roberts

Mary Skelton Roberts

Co-Director of Climate

Jessie Feller

Jessie Feller Hahn

Guest Author · Executive Director, Meeting of the Minds

Sharing the big ideas and ongoing conversations from the Meeting of the Minds Boston Mobility Summit.

August 16, 2017 | Category: Climate

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

Mary Skelton Roberts

Mary Skelton Roberts

Co-Director of Climate

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

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

Mary Skelton Roberts

Mary Skelton Roberts

Co-Director of Climate

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

March 21, 2017 | Category: Climate

Buses Are What’s Next in Transportation

Mary Skelton Roberts

Mary Skelton Roberts

Co-Director of Climate

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

January 27, 2017 | Category: Climate

An Exit Interview with a Transportation Champion

Mary Skelton Roberts

Mary Skelton Roberts

Co-Director of Climate

Reflections, lessons learned, and advice from Kristina Egan at the close of her five-year tenure as Transportation for Massachusetts executive director.

September 08, 2016 | Category: Climate

Smarter Travel. Smarter Places.

Mary Skelton Roberts

Mary Skelton Roberts

Co-Director of Climate

Barr’s newly-named Mobility portfolio aims to spur transformation in how people move around and how we build our communities.

January 26, 2016 | Category: Climate

Embracing Opportunities for Smarter Travel, Smarter Places

Mary Skelton Roberts

Mary Skelton Roberts

Co-Director of Climate

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.

November 05, 2015 | Category: Barr Planning 2015

Dear 2015 Boston — A Dispatch From Your Future

Mary Skelton Roberts

Mary Skelton Roberts

Co-Director of Climate

I’ve been given the unique opportunity to write you a letter from your future city—Boston in the year 2050, to be exact.

October 06, 2015 | Category: Climate

Bus Rapid Transit May Put “Transit Excellence” in Reach

Mary Skelton Roberts

Mary Skelton Roberts

Co-Director of Climate

With our quality of life, economy, and climate all on the line, BRT deserves a closer look.

June 16, 2015 | Category: Climate

Making Our Streets Work for Everyone

Jackie DeWolfe

Jackie DeWolfe

Guest Author · Executive Director, LivableStreets Alliance

Mary Skelton Roberts

Mary Skelton Roberts

Co-Director of Climate

Boston set to create its first “Complete Street”

April 14, 2015 | Category: Climate