James Aloisi

Guest Contributor

Stories by James Aloisi

The all-EV approach won’t work

Transportation decarbonization also requires getting people out of cars

Thanksgiving is what we make of it

It can be a day of reflection, sharing, and generosity

9/11 was a ‘pattern break’ for US society

Today we face another – what have we learned?

Rural transportation article fell short

I-90 Allston is about fixing it first – and better

RFK – and what could have been

An assassin’s bullet redirected American history

Fed support for transit operations needed

Without aid, maintenance problems will keep recurring

Requiring masks on public transit makes no sense

Science doesn’t support it, and it’s sending wrong message

We must guard against human isolation

Social distancing, telecommuting are enemies of social cohesion

We can’t follow on transportation; we must lead

Baker policies misaligned with sustainability goals

‘Santa Baby’ with a transpo twist

Sing along with the TransitMatters holiday song

The era of Christopher Columbus is over

As we de-sanitize history, let’s do it with humility

Doubling down on the past

MassDOT, Boston stick with auto-centric approach

Don’t let pandemic stifle bold transportation policy

Going small would be ‘historic missed opportunity’

Getting to the new normal

MBTA's tentative approach on masks, rider limits is disappointing

We cannot return to pre-COVID congestion

A roadmap for attaining a new transportation vision

Let’s plan for the coming ‘new normal’

A federal stimulus bill is chance to make real changes

Sargent’s actions 50 years ago resonate today

Failing to heed his advice has caused our crippling congestion

What’s getting me through tough times

It’s hard work, there’s no other way to put it

Calling out the guardians of the T status quo

It’s time to stop slow-dancing the Red-Blue connector

TransitMatters rebuts Brownsberger

Defends regional rail, rejects rush-hour focus

TransitMatters: Our plan for regional rail

A roadmap of short and long-term initiatives for state officials

What’s the plan?

We need a protocol for unexpected subway shutdowns

No more incrementalism, it’s time for Big Rail

What we need to do and possible ways to get the job done

#FreeTheRamp all day long

Rush hour is good, all the time is better

Finding a new way to make a difference

Now I help shape public policy through advocacy, writing