Massachusetts

July 30, 2003, 7am PDT
Open space advocates laud Massachusetts governor's efforts to protect public parks from development.
The Boston Globe
July 25, 2003, 6am PDT
Planners and design organizations are criticizing "the lack of vision" in the design for the Wharf District section of the Surface Artery in Boston.
The Boston Globe
July 21, 2003, 11am PDT
Weymouth Landing station, the first stop on the proposed Greenbush rail line, is a classic example of how mitigation in major public works projects is necessary, but expensive.
The Boston Globe
July 19, 2003, 1pm PDT
A federally-funded planning study in Massachusetts will take a comprehensive look at water management in one of the fastest-growing regions in the state.
The Boston Globe
July 16, 2003, 10am PDT
Boston is divided over the next steps for transit improvements, post Big-Dig.
The Boston Globe
July 15, 2003, 7am PDT
Jane Holtz Kay, the author of Asphalt Nation, shows how the privatization of public space results in the city selling out step by step, kiosk by kiosk.
The Boston Globe
July 12, 2003, 5am PDT
Massachusetts "anti-snob" zoning law continues to foreground tension over the need for affordable housing and how many units communities are willing to accept.
The Boston Globe
July 10, 2003, 6am PDT
Author reminisces over memories of Harvard Square, when it was once a haven for Modernist-minded architects, like Jose Luis Sert and Benjamin Thompson.
The Boston Globe
July 9, 2003, 8am PDT
Massachusetts state legislature proposes a bill to assist localities in managing recent budget cuts.
The Boston Globe
July 8, 2003, 11am PDT
Writing in a Boston Globe editorial, David Dixon explains why Americans' fear and loathing of density is ironic and dangerous.
The Boston Globe
July 3, 2003, 9am PDT
The Securities and Exchange Commission finds former Big Dig chief James Kerasiotes negligent, but that he did not intend to deceive bondholders.
The Boston Globe
July 2, 2003, 3pm PDT
The Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority is accepting proposals for residential development near the Red Line's Porter Square station in Boston.
The Boston Globe
July 1, 2003, 7am PDT
A proposed Massachusetts incentive would offer tax credits for rehabilitation of buildings older than 50 years.
The Boston Globe
June 30, 2003, 11am PDT
Opening the 1-1/2-mile Big Dig tunnel appears to have done little to shorten drive times.
The Boston Globe
June 11, 2003, 9am PDT
Brainy Cambridge -- also called the People's Republic of Cambridge -- tops list of US cities with the highest percentages of million-dollar homes.
The Christian Science Monitor
June 3, 2003, 11am PDT
Does Harvard's acquisition of the 91 acres on either side of the turnpike gives the university too much power?
The Boston Globe
May 29, 2003, 8am PDT
One in four Massachusetts residents report that they would move if they could.
The Boston Globe
May 23, 2003, 9am PDT
After two decades of mishaps, the $14.6 billion tombstone for Boston's Big Dig seems to be: "Don't try this at home."
The Boston Globe
May 19, 2003, 1pm PDT
An expansive new research facility pits smart growth against economic development.
The Boston Globe
May 17, 2003, 7am PDT
The South Boston waterfront is regarded as one of America's boldest experiments in transit-oriented development.
Urban Land Magazine