Category Archives: Transportation

Newton has committed to dramatically reducing our greenhouse gas emissions and resident actions an important part of the solution. On March 30, Mayor Fuller introduced Newton’s Energy Coach Liora Silkes, whose role in the City is to help residents adopt cleaner … Read More

Molly Schaeffer, Treasurer of Bike Newton, is distributing a petition that will soon be presented to the Mayor and City Councilors regarding ways to achieve safer mobility for bicyclists and pedestrians. More than 2,000 signatures have already been collected. Not … Read More

The Massachusetts Clean Energy and Climate Plan (CECP) proposal for 2030 has many laudable features that will help the state reach net-zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2050. The CECP calls for a sharp increase in renewable energy, improved electricity transmission, … Read More

Courtesy of Bluebikes

On March 4, Mayor Fuller announced that the City of Newton has secured a $200,000 MassDOT grant to fund four additional Bluebikes stations with 44 more shared bicycles. The city currently has eight bike share stations (See the map of … Read More

2021 is upon us and many of us are more than ready to leave the turbulence of 2020 and make a fresh start. The incoming Biden administration promises to take bold steps to deal with climate change, but we know … Read More

On December 6, Green Newton’s Environmental Youth Leadership Program presented ‘Greening the Holidays,’ a program to help all of us rethink our holiday habits and inspire us to consider the environmental impact of every gift that we give. The video … Read More