March 3, 2008
Last week, TRU Organizers Lee Matsueda, Rene Mardones and member Lisa Edwards rode the #1 bus with a reporter from WBUR, talking to riders along the way. Later, they appeared on WBUR show Radio Boston to discuss T issues and ask questions to MBTA General Manager Daniel Grabauskas. Listen to the interview to hear Grabauskas respond to service issues. Read more...
February 29, 2008
ACE Director Penn Loh will be speaking about green jobs on the
Green Cities: Lessons from Boston and Beyond panel next week. This event is sponsored by the City of Boston, Harvard University’s Center for the Environment, the Rappaport Institute for Greater Boston, and the Taubman Center for State and Local Government.
Wednesday, March 5
8:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Rabb Lecture Hall
Boston Public Library
700 Boylston Street, Boston
RSVP to Polly at 617-495-5091 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
This event is free and open to the public. Please RSVP to ensure a seat. Refreshments will be available at 8:00 a.m. Read more...
February 26, 2008
Can you create a poster that represents corporate greed and the people’s fight to hold downtown Boston businesses accountable to the communities they profit from?
February 22, 2008
Microphones, pens, pencils and brushes are weapons for battling environmental oppression chosen by the talent featured on EJ Action Media’s website. And oh, how sweet the resulting sounds and visions can be... Read more...
February 20, 2008
Often get upset because you are waiting at a bus stop at the scheduled time but the bus isn't there? Well that's because we have been lied to by the T. According to the Boston Herald, MBTA officials has been "secretly cutting thousands of bus and train trips from published schedules to lower costs - a practice that has left legions of customers waiting for rides that arrived late or not at all."
This confirms what bus riders have known all along - bus service in our communities is notoriously slow, crowded and unreliable. The T has reportedly been cutting more than 3000 trips a month without any warning or notification. Read more...
February 15, 2008
Local band Hot Molasses is making waves in Boston with their music and politics.
Named after an environmental disaster that killed 21 people in Boston's North End, the Molasses Flood of 1919, Hot Molasses does more than empty sloganeering. This band puts its money where its mouth is. Read more...
February 13, 2008
For commuters in Boston, diesel exhaust from cars and trucks is a health hazard. Students at a local high school in Chelsea have been counting diesel trucks in their neighborhood to bring attention to the issue, and it turns out the rate at which diesel-run vehicles pass through the city is truly alarming. Read more...