Further bold steps like the Orange Line shutdown are precisely what we need.
Long Term Vision
I am increasingly convinced that the state should make a massive investment in upgrading its regional rail network. The decision is not imminent, but I’m interested in starting to get feedback from my constituents.
Electrifying public transportation
If we could electrify most vehicles and then make all power sources on the grid carbon neutral, we would make the transportation sector (airplanes aside) carbon neutral and much cleaner. How soon could that happen?
The Central Transportation Planning Staff has shared new growth estimates. Especially Allston but also many other parts of Boston and a few pockets in Belmont and Watertown are looking at significant growth. .
The Better Bus Project
The MBTA is holding a number of meetings to support the better bus project.
MBTA Focus 40 Priority Places
Offering graphics with actual density numbers by census tract.