James Aloisi

Guest Contributor

Stories by James Aloisi

Boston’s embrace of political predictability

Mayoral election failing to generate enthusiasm or debate

Attract Amazon + fix the T

Leverage new HQ to extend, connect Blue Line

A Boston tower and the law of unintended consequences

Building above FAA height limit will affect traffic at Logan

Trump misunderstands history’s arc

Comparing Washington and Lee is a false equivalence

Rep. Straus’s idea is a really bad one

Don’t rob Peter (Massport) to pay Paul (Metropolitan Highway System)

My flag won’t be flying this July 4th

Our nation faces the most existential crisis since the Civil War

Greenway is no secondhand coat

‘We ought to be so much better than this’

We must learn from Seaport District failures

The next tests come at Allston Landing, Suffolk Downs

Lessons from the collapse of Bridj

Quality counts, but transportation also requires subsidies

When does reform end and revenue begin at the T?

At Pioneer, it’s always more reform – never revenue

Have you gone on a pilgrimage?

Everyone should set personal goals and try to reach them

New Seaport garage makes sense

300 net new spaces in 1,500-space garage

Attack on DiMasi was irresponsible

Former speaker did not block progressive values

New T board needs to include municipalities

Cities, via nonresidential parking taxes, must have skin in the game

MBTA governance needs radical makeover

Municipalities need to play a much bigger role

Debunking the Track 61 plan

It is a solution in search of a problem

Meditating on liberty

The rise of Trump and one-party dominance

Glass ceilings don’t always remain shattered

Reflecting on the rise of women in major state transportation roles

Electoral College must go

Winner should be the one with most votes

Rearranging the electoral map

Tracking the migration of American politics

Sacrifice is out of style in politics

We are the generation from whom less is expected

Shutdown process costly for the T

Tab for well-meaning gesture may be $3.8m a year

Being smart is not enough

Beware the ‘shiny object syndrome’

Boneheaded transportation moves

Comments are so wacky, it must be August

VMT is the way to go

No need to fear this tech-driven user fee