James Aloisi

Guest Contributor

Stories by James Aloisi

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

Transportation equity: Is it a good thing?

Those who fear displacement don't see it that way

Bustitutions aren’t the only option during shutdowns

Maybe commuter rail trains could operate as MBTA shuttles

Regulatory reset needed on Uber, self-driving cars

Impose a series of fees and use the funds for public transit

TNCs existential threat to public transportation

Ride-hailing apps are a disruptive auto-centric technology

What am I missing at Allston Landing?

At-grade Pike, West Station early on are no-brainers

Time to reconsider S. Coast Rail phased plan

Current approach is too slow and offers too little bang for the buck

The T is failing before our very eyes

Transit agency needs substantial new revenue to get the job done

He brought Boston back from the brink

And to think it might not have happened but for a needless insult

We can tackle traffic congestion

To paraphrase Beyoncé, put a price on it