August 27, 2010, 2pm PDT
Electric cars sap a lot of electricity out of the grid, and many vehicles charging at once can cause unprepared cities to blackout.
July 16, 2010, 11am PDT
In an effort to create a more diverse retail base and fill empty units retailers from an International Conference of Shopping Centers were guided through Downtown Crossing, The Rose Kennedy Greenway and South Boston Waterfront.
February 8, 2007, 5am PST
<p>The lengthy list of candidates for the top job at the Boston Redevelopment Agency includes architect and Harvard professor Alex Krieger.</p>
December 15, 2006, 2pm PST
<p>A group in Boston's Chinatown has written their own lyrics to some classic Christmas songs to protest the neighborhood's rapid gentrification.</p>
December 16, 2004, 12pm PST
State officials got an earful at a hearing held yesterday in Boston regarding their proposal to reevaluate the three remaining transit projects promised as mitigation for the reconstruction of the Central Artery.
November 26, 2004, 5am PST
Economists warn that America has no better than a 10 percent chance of avoiding economic "armageddon."
October 18, 2004, 11am PDT
Nat Tipton will become the first professional town planner for Bolton in Eastern Massachusetts.
July 20, 2004, 12pm PDT
Dot-com Denver saw a 40% increase in demand for handouts as high-tech workers feel the pinch of high unemployment and high housing costs.
June 17, 2004, 6am PDT
A new law allows for cities to use eminent domain without first proving a neighborhood is 'blighted.'
October 22, 2003, 12pm PDT
Gov. Mitt Romney criticized Massachusetts cities for obstructing efforts to build housing and commercial projects.
August 9, 2003, 9am PDT
The latest in an incessant debate over the symbolic and literal use of space in the National Mall.
November 7, 2002, 11am PST
Boston is ready to embark on a radical new partnership with arts community linking real estate developments and cultural organizations.
May 14, 2002, 5am PDT
New Massachusetts mortgage program encourages mass transit use by offering riders of commuter bus, boat, and rail services to qualify for home loans with no down payment.
August 25, 2001, 9am PDT
Boston's history of planning has been a drama of skulduggery.
May 14, 2001, 1pm PDT
The Boston Back Bay Architectural Commission has voted to ban street furniture such as newspaper boxes from a historic district.
April 24, 2001, 7am PDT
"America's walking city" has a high rate of pedestrian fatalities.
April 24, 2001, 5am PDT
Boston, MA, tries out new traffic signals that will make intersections safer for pedestrians.
February 28, 2001, 5am PST
Bernard Cardinal Law plans to show his support for 'anti-snob' zoning laws.