Posts by Mary Skelton Roberts
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
Mary Skelton Roberts on the path ahead to create truly welcoming, inclusive public spaces for all.
Glimmers of a Future We Need
Today's solutions to our public health crisis are also long-term solutions for transportation and climate.
Adapting to a Pandemic: Barr’s Climate Program
An update on actions, learnings, and priorities from Barr’s Climate team amid the pandemic.
Six Mobility Lessons from Europe’s Most Sustainable City
From Boston to Oslo and back—here are transportation solutions we want to see implemented at home.
Embracing Opportunities for Smarter Travel, Smarter Places
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.
Dear 2015 Boston — A Dispatch From Your Future
I’ve been given the unique opportunity to write you a letter from your future city—Boston in the year 2050, to be exact.
Join the Conversation about Boston’s Transportation Future
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.
All Things Not Being Equal: Equity, Race, and Metro Boston
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.