Cities vie for all sorts of distinctions: greenest; friendliest; wealthiest; most innovative. Portland, Maine, is just tickled to bits about topping the "Top-10 Coziest Cities in America." Added bonus: it beat out its regional arch-rival Boston.
Feb 13, 2015 Boston.com
Josh Barro provide examples galore of why the answer to that question isn't always yes—where costly rail investment has been to the detriment of existing transit. His column targets proposed projects, such as New York's LaGuardia Airport AirTrain.
Feb 11, 2015 New York Times - The Upshot
An ambitious new transportation plan is yet another step in the transformation of South Boston from a gritty, blue-collar waterfront to one of the nation's most promising zones of innovation.
Feb 5, 2015 Next City
What was hyped as one of the worst Nor'easters to hit New York City left Central Park with less than six inches of snow. However, New England and Long Island were not spared. NYC subway, buses, and rail shut down, and driving bans took effect.
Jan 28, 2015 The New York Times
Can the Olympic bid provide an impetus for long-range planning for the Boston metropolitan area?
Jan 18, 2015 CommonWealth
Alta Bicycle Share is now known as Motivate. So let it be written. So let it be done.
Jan 15, 2015 StreetsBlog NYC
After months of speculation and calls for transportation network companies to share data that might be helpful in refining the transportation systems of cities, Uber has announced a partnership with Boston that could do just that.
Jan 15, 2015 The Washington Post - Wonkblog
Signaling Boston's new role in the global real estate market, a new $750 million high-rise began construction this week.
Jan 14, 2015 The Boston Globe
Bridj, a tech-enabled "pop up" bus service that first hit the road in June of 2014, has expanded of service and launched a new version of its app with significant operational changes.
Jan 8, 2015 BetaBoston
The Boston Globe reports on a year of massive investments, as well as sweeping changes in leadership, taking place in the offices of the Boston Redevelopment Authority.
Jan 1, 2015 The Boston Globe