Massachusetts

Gold Standard is the term used by the Institute for Transportation & Development Policy to define world-class BRT service. A recently released ITDP study, underwritten by the Barr Foundation, argues for more Gold Standard service.
Jun 24, 2015   The Boston Globe
<p>A report by <em>The Boston Globe</em> finds that the Boston area transit system costs less to operate than other major American transit systems -- but it has one of the worst on-time arrival performances in the nation.</p>
Dec 10, 2007   The Boston Globe
<p>The City Journal examines lessons from Boston's 35-year, $14.8 billion Big Dig project and asks how can American invest in infrastructure -- and do it intelligently?</p>
Dec 10, 2007   City Journal
<p>The disappearance of gay bars in the Boston area signals a change in the city's character and the vibrancy of it's public space. In this piece, Robert David Sullivan argues the change is bad for everyone in the city, gay and straight.</p>
Dec 7, 2007   The Boston Globe
<p>A Boston Globe correspondent takes a walk along the still unfinished Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy Greenway that has replaced the I-93 freeway.</p>
Dec 4, 2007   The Boston Globe
<p>As Massachusetts warms to the idea of casino gambling, Donald Trump is scouring the state for prime development opportunities.</p>
Dec 2, 2007   The Boston Globe
<p>This article takes a look back at the small-town urban renewal success of Newburyport, Massachusetts, and its long-lasting effects.</p>
Dec 1, 2007   The Daily News of Newburyport
<p>Despite predictions of heavy use, a mere 200 vehicles a day are using a high-capacity expressway U-turn intended to ease traffic on the city's surface streets.</p>
Nov 19, 2007   The Boston Globe
<p>Green Mortgages, though in a nascent stage, aim to help buyers qualify for larger mortgages while reducing the impact of housing on the environment. Will it work?</p>
Nov 16, 2007   The Boston Globe
<p>Citing the need for more public input, rebuilding Boston's Storrow Drive tunnel is going to take longer than expected. Local residents and officials raise concerns about safety risks and rising costs.</p>
Nov 6, 2007   The Boston Globe
<p>Two HOV lanes on I-93 built as part of the Big Dig sit largely unused two years after the project opened.</p>
Oct 29, 2007   The Boston Globe