Posts by Mary Skelton Roberts

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Mary Skelton Roberts was a member of Barr's climate team from 2009 until 2021. She was co-director Climate, focusing on transportation and land use—two critical levers for reducing greenhouse gas emissions. Her portfolio aimed 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.

Reclaiming Streets as Public Spaces

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Mary Skelton Roberts

Guest Author · Former 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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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

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Mary Skelton Roberts

Guest Author · Former Co-Director of Climate

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

Director of Climate

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Mary Skelton Roberts

Guest Author · Former 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

Embracing Opportunities for Smarter Travel, Smarter Places

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Mary Skelton Roberts

Guest Author · Former 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

All Things Not Being Equal: Equity, Race, and Metro Boston

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Mary Skelton Roberts

Guest Author · Former Co-Director of Climate

What is the state of the American dream in Metro Boston? A new report takes a piercing look at how much the answer to that question still depends on race.

January 24, 2012 | Category: Climate