James Aloisi

Guest Contributor

Stories by James Aloisi

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

Opportunity moment in transportation

Aloisi tweet storm: We need to move forward, not backward

Baker must step up on transportation crisis

‘We don’t need more money’ mantra has to go

Kicking the tires on battery-electric buses

The better option now for Greater Boston is the electric trolley bus

Closing HOV lanes is hard to understand

Adding highway capacity just increases traffic

Time for me to say a few ‘thank yous’

I don’t mean to come across as relentlessly critical

On TNCs, Red-Blue connector, and tolls

A bold move to change course seems possible

Inaction is not an option with TNCs

Massport poised to take meaningful action

A tribute to East Boston’s premier activist, advocate

Mary Ellen Welch, a school teacher who led anti-airport resistance

How to start dealing with congestion

It’s time to put words and ideas into action – and quickly

Weekday sports victory parades have to stop

If the Patriots want to celebrate, let the team foot the bill

Bellotti going strong at 95

He also was unwilling to wait his turn

Strapped to the status quo express

We can’t keep running away from the need for new revenue

Blue Line needs urgent attention

Current vision for the subway line borders on fantasy