On May 18, 2018, Green Acton agreed on a statement on the Kelley’s Corner Infrastructure Project, and sent that statement in an email to the Kelley’s Corner Steering Committee. View that statement here.
Here is the text of the response we received from the Town, reformatted for the website. See the original of that response here. Continue reading
Public Statement about Kelley’s Corner Infrastructure Project Approved by Green Acton Directors 2018-05-18
Sent to Metropolitan Planning Organization and the Kelley’s Corner Steering Committee
Green Acton agreed, at its March 2018 meeting, to support Article 28 on the Spring Town Meeting Warrant. Continue reading
The Acton Planning Department and a company called Zagster have been working on a proposal for a bike sharing program. The proposal is scheduled for discussion at the January 8, 2017 Board of Selectmen meeting. Continue reading
In effect through end of February 2017, there are deep discounts on electric and plug-in hybrid (EV and gas) vehicles. In addition to dealership discounts, there are potential $7500 federal tax credits and $2500 MA state rebates. Although the MOR-EV State Rebate website shows the funds being almost exhausted, the state just announced they’re putting in another $12 million. http://ngtnews.com/mor-ev-massachusetts-gov-doubles-ev-rebate-funding. If you’re inclined to buy an EV or hybrid, now is the time. (Bolt has a waiting list.)
Acton created a Complete Streets policy that was adopted by the Board of Selectmen in 2014. Here it is as a PDF file. Continue reading
Franny Osman and State Senator Jen Benson
Actonian Franny Osman was awarded an ‘unsung heroine’ award by the Massachusetts Commission on the Status of Women in June of 2016.
Franny fought with patience and persistence to extend Acton’s public transportation options. Here’s the Beacon article on Franny’s award.
Green Acton enthusiastically encourages people to get out of their cars whenever possible! Bicycling, walking, roller blading, skateboarding — whatever gets people moving and not using fossil fuels is on our list of favorites. Continue reading
Green Acton has endorsed the development of more public transportation within and beyond Acton, for its environmental benefits and its role in creating more-connected communities. Continue reading
Transportation is an important sector in the pursuit of reduced greenhouse gas emissions, fossil fuel use, and particulates in our atmosphere. Continue reading