Category Archives: Urban Development

In the coming weeks, a great many vehicles will be on the road–perhaps more than ever–because people will be fearful of using public transportation. To address public health and environmental concerns while reducing the risks related to a resurgence of … Read More

People ask, “How can Green Newton support the Northland Newton development?  After all, development is the opposite of green, right?” Actually, no. Development is sustainable when it generates far fewer greenhouse gas emissions than comparable buildings. Sustainable development is extremely … Read More

The MBTA and the Institute for Human Centered Design (IHCD) are looking for input from seniors and people with disabilities about how to improve the design of the Newtonville, West Newton, and Auburndale Commuter Rail Stations. Participants will receive Amazon … Read More

This event has been postponed due to the temporary closing of the Newton Free Library. Please check back on the Green Newton website and enews for future rescheduling. In Massachusetts, transportation produces more greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions than any other … Read More

The wildfires in Australia, and the flooding of Indonesia and Venice are examples of tragic climate events that have raised alarm bells across the globe. Climate change is here in real time and will feed an increasing number of devastating, … Read More