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.
5 days ago   The Boston Globe
<p>Hurricane threats are causing insurers to retreat from coastal areas in Massachusetts and around New England, leaving many looking for alternative protection.</p>
Oct 15, 2007   The Boston Globe
<p>In the struggling city of Lawrence, Massachusetts, sub-prime mortgage foreclosures are threatening the community's stability and the longterm viability of the city's minority and working class neighborhoods.</p>
Oct 10, 2007   The Boston Globe
<p>Pressure is building to come to a decision about whether or not to toll roads in Massachusetts. But many politicians are opposed.</p>
Oct 9, 2007   The Boston Globe
<p>Enclosed malls are out of vogue, but new mall-condo hybrids are gaining popularity, and bringing what was once an exclusively "downtown" character out to the 'burbs.</p>
Oct 2, 2007   The New York Times
<p>Despite a recent wave of crime, the Boston Common continues to bring people together from all walks of life.</p>
Oct 1, 2007   The Boston Globe
<p>The construction of a new office tower on Russia Wharf exemplifies an improving commercial real estate market in Boston.</p>
Sep 30, 2007   The Boston Globe
<p>Residents and planners are just about fed up with McMansions in the Bsoton suburb of Wellesley, and they are looking to impose strict regulations on housing size and give a residential board oversight on proposed houses.</p>
Sep 27, 2007   The Boston Globe
<p>Harvard’s voluntary agreement is the first in the nation to legally bind a developer to reducing greenhouse gases beyond the current standards.</p>
Sep 21, 2007   Harvard University Gazette
<p>Boston Mayor Thomas Menino has announced a series of improvements to the city's bike network, angling it to become one of the nation's most bike-friendly cities.</p>
Sep 21, 2007   The Boston Globe
<p>Along the Massachusetts Turnpike, WGBH's new digital mural is raising concerns over safety and visual blight.</p>
Sep 19, 2007   The Boston Globe