Sustainable Arlington

Arlington Vision 2020 Committee/Mass. Climate Action Network (MCAN) Chapter

default Arlington Bicycle Advisory Committee (ABAC) Popular

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appointed by the Board of Selectmen in 1996 to advise the Town on local bicycling conditions.  The all-volunteer committee promotes all forms of safe bicycling on town roadways and the Minuteman Bikeway, from recreational riding to using the bicycle for transportation and errands.  Monthly meetings are open to the public.

default Car Emissions and Global Warming Popular

In Transportation 234 downloads

The Union of Concerned Scientists discuss fuel-efficient vehicles, cleaner fuels, electric cars and trucks, and their plan to cut oil use in half in 20 years.

default cities project NPR'S SERIES ON URBAN LIFE IN THE 21ST CENTURY

In Transportation 90 downloads

Articles on innovations in transportaton, housing, and designing for climate change.

default Drive Green with Mass Energy Popular

In Transportation 127 downloads

An electric vehicle (EV) discount program to make choosing an EV easier for you, from a nonprofit organization working to reduce emissions 80% by 2050 and stop climate change. EVs are a big part of the solution! 

Anyone is eligible to participate and receive a discount to purchase or lease a Nissan LEAF, Chevy Volt, Ford C-MAX Energi, or Ford Fusion Energi at a participating dealer.  They have set up a waiting list for the all-new Chevrolet Bolt.

default East Arlington Liveable Streets Popular

In Transportation 525 downloads

East Arlington Liveable Streets

default GREEN LINE EXTENSION PROJECT (MBTA) Popular

In Transportation 122 downloads

The Green Line Extension is a top transportation priority of the Commonwealth. It offers a number of benefits:

  • A one-seat ride from the project corridor to downtown Boston, (eliminating the need for bus and rail transfers at Lechmere Station and at Orange and Red Line stations) improving travel times within the project corridor.
  • A projected reduction in regional daily Vehicle Miles Traveled by 25,728 miles, improving air quality and reducing automobile congestion. [See website for lots more info.]

default GREEN LINE EXTENSION PROJECT (MBTA) Popular

In Transportation 117 downloads

The Green Line Extension is a top transportation priority of the Commonwealth. It offers a number of benefits:

  • A one-seat ride from the project corridor to downtown Boston, (eliminating the need for bus and rail transfers at Lechmere Station and at Orange and Red Line stations) improving travel times within the project corridor.
  • A projected reduction in regional daily Vehicle Miles Traveled by 25,728 miles, improving air quality and reducing automobile congestion. [See website for lots more info.]

default MassRIDES Popular

In Transportation 405 downloads

MassRIDES is the Massachusetts statewide travel options program, helping you move smarter with information about carpooling, bicycling, walking, public transportation, teleworking, and vanpooling

default MBTA Website Popular

In Transportation 318 downloads

MBTA Website

default Town mulls bike-share program, favors Hubway option Popular

In Transportation 154 downloads

A detailed report on 3 bike-share options was presented at the Jan. 9, 2017 meeting of the Arlington Board of Selectmen by bike-sharing working group volunteer Seth Federspiel.

pdf Up in the Air: How Airplane Carbon Polution Jeopardizes Global Climate Goals Popular

In Transportation 238 downloads

A Center for Biological Diversity report, Dec. 2015.  

If commercial aviation were considered a country, it would rank seventh after Germany in terms of carbon emissions. ...  by 2050, aircraft emissions are projected to more than triple. Unchecked, between 2016 and 2050 global aviation will generate an estimated 43 gigatonnes of carbon dioxide emissions [or] more than 4 percent of the world’s entire remaining carbon budget

default Zipcar Popular

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Zipcar