Massachusetts

Can the Olympic bid provide an impetus for long-range planning for the Boston metropolitan area?
Jan 18, 2015   CommonWealth
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
Former U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood, one of the country's most recognizable voices of leadership for infrastructure investment, will join the Board of the Lincoln Institute of land Policy.
Jan 9, 2015   At Lincoln House
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
Transportation network companies like Uber and Lyft took a major step toward legal recognition in Massachusetts.
Jan 6, 2015   The Boston Globe
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
The state of Massachusetts has set a goal to establish 10,000 apartments and condos a year, but what will it take to deliver on that ambitious agenda, especially after the state's new political leadership takes over?
Dec 29, 2014   The Boston Globe
The Northern Avenue Bridge in Boston—a 100-year-old swing bridge used by pedestrians and cyclists—was closed abruptly due to structural defects.
Dec 26, 2014   The Boston Globe
The Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority, working with the University of Massachusetts Amherst, is testing an app that will help the blind navigate Arlington Station in early 2015. The app will eventually be free to use throughout the system.
Dec 23, 2014   The Boston Globe
While there may never be a good time to increase the federal gas tax, the same is not true when it comes to state gas taxes—perhaps because governors can't transfer billions of dollars from general funds to pay for roads. Lower gas prices helps.
Dec 12, 2014   NPR