8 hours ago
A Boston Globe columnist met the news that the city would reduce speed limits to 20 mph on some residential streets with scorn and snark.
6 days ago
New Hampshire House Republicans don't like rail. By removing the New Hampshire Capitol Corridor rail expansion project from the state's transportation plan, they deny the state Department of Transportation $4 million in federal funding for the study.
April 27, 2016, 10am PDT
A transportation funding proposal including a gas tax will be prepared for the 2017 legislative session. The media event in the EmX bus highlighted the need to have continuous, dedicated lanes for the Eugene-Springfield bus rapid transit system.
April 25, 2016, 5am PDT
What does a successfully multi-modal and livable street look like? There are examples all over the world, if you're paying attention.
April 18, 2016, 10am PDT
The findings of a new study based in Boston offer evidence of negative health outcomes connected to the collision of residential land use and transportation infrastructure.
April 13, 2016, 12pm PDT
The city of Boston is working to ensure that a diverse collection of residents are benefitting from the fruits of the city's current building boom.
March 30, 2016, 11am PDT
Boston is the latest of a growing number of cities that could end the use of cash to may for transit tickets. The change does not come without some concern for riders.
March 29, 2016, 8am PDT
Harvard Professor Edward Glaeser argues for the loosening of regulations that create barriers to entry for small businesses and immigrant entrepreneurship in Boston.
March 14, 2016, 2pm PDT
The MBTA is considering the future of a unique service: the Mattapan high-speed trolley line. Upkeep costs are high, but replacing the track with buses might be a shortsighted move.
March 9, 2016, 6am PST
A benchmarking report by the Alliance for Biking and Walking reveals Boston as the nation's leader in active commutes.
March 6, 2016, 11am PST
Boston has a plan to transform City Hall Plaza from a neglected opportunity into a year-round entertainment venue.
March 2, 2016, 1pm PST
A strong coalition is pushing for a $4 million planning effort to lay the tracks for commuter rail between New Hampshire and Boston.
New Hampshire Business Review
March 2, 2016, 7am PST
The Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority board voted to shut down late night transit service on the T this week, finding that ridership did not justify the cost of the long operation hours.
February 26, 2016, 9am PST
The Boston-area's supply of urban housing is failing people starting their careers, writes an architect and fan of Ayn Rand's The Fountainhead.
February 19, 2016, 11am PST
A recent unofficial tally on Yelp found that 20 of the 70 Boston dive bars listed on the site had recently closed. The Boston Globe examines the trend.
February 17, 2016, 12pm PST
Campaigners for the Sierra Club's electric vehicle initiative make the case that New York State Gov. Andrew Cuomo needs to offer a state rebate of $2,000 to $4,000 to make EVs more attractive to car buyers now that he's phasing out coal power.
February 16, 2016, 9am PST
GE recently made the blockbuster decision to move its corporate headquarters to Boston. More than just another example of a company returning to an urban area, the move shows how a city like Boston benefits the kind of company GE wants to become.
February 13, 2016, 5am PST
There are a few reasons one should exercise caution while crossing the street illegally. In Massachusetts, fear of a fine is not one of them.
January 31, 2016, 9am PST
The big news about GE moving to Boston is more than just a story about a large company moving from the suburbs to the big city—it's also about how far cities will go to attract new jobs, and at what cost.
January 17, 2016, 1pm PST
GE is abandoning its 68-acre suburban campus in Fairfield, Conn. for Boston's Seaport District. As WBUR's technology reporter, Curt Nickisch put it, "Today's knowledge workers want bike racks and subway stops not country clubs and parking garages."