Boston

2 days ago
The British firm Scape says it wants to spend $1 billion to build privately operated student housing in Boston. Unaffiliated with any one school, the concept is already popular in London.
The Boston Globe
6 days ago
Beginning this week, the city of Boston will ask developers how they plan to include women and minorities as workers and investors when putting city-owned real estate out for bid.
The Boston Globe
October 4, 2018, 9am PDT
A coalition of 15 cities in the Boston area agreed to rapidly build new housing to relieve pressure on the regional housing market.
The Boston Globe
September 28, 2018, 8am PDT
Boston's housing goals were set in 2014, but had to be revised as the city's population growth exceeds previous estimates.
WBUR
September 17, 2018, 6am PDT
A diverse Boston community alliance initially came together to maintain stability in neighborhoods affected by foreclosures. It has changed focus as its work has continued.
Next City
September 13, 2018, 5am PDT
Most people living in Boston's most expensive condominiums aren't from Boston, according to new research.
The Boston Globe
August 10, 2018, 8am PDT
The Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority is undertaking a series of videos asking for polite and courteous behavior from riders.
The Boston Globe
July 28, 2018, 11am PDT
Trump’s tariffs on steel and other building materials are driving up building costs slowing development and pushing up rents.
The Boston Globe
July 26, 2018, 11am PDT
The city of Waltham, Massachusetts has added over 11,000 jobs since 2010, but only a few hundred homes. Developers see a prime opportunity, but city officials are reticent.
The Boston Globe
July 24, 2018, 1pm PDT
In smaller towns in the greater Boston area, communities are offering bike share that crosses town borders.
The Boston Globe
July 20, 2018, 9am PDT
Planners and officials in Boston are gathering feedback from the community as an initial step in the recently announced planning and zoning process for East Boston.
The Bay State Banner
July 4, 2018, 9am PDT
Tony Dutzik, senior policy analyst with the Frontier Group, presents three environmental reasons to support shared bikes and scooters, and why cities that have adopted climate plans should accommodate these small, clean, shared vehicles.
Frontier Group
June 14, 2018, 8am PDT
Boston Mayor Marty Walsh embraces the bus lane and makes the change to Washington Street permanent.
Streetsblog USA
June 6, 2018, 11am PDT
The Boston Planning & Development Agency will hire consultants to craft a vision for its rapidly changing downtown.
The Boston Globe
May 20, 2018, 7am PDT
Private dockless bikeshare companies are encroaching on territory controlled by public, docked bikeshare companies.
The Boston Globe
May 14, 2018, 9am PDT
Though the California housing bill was a high-profile failure for pro-development activists, there are initiatives all over the country that carry its spirit.
CityLab
May 11, 2018, 6am PDT
Boston Mayor Martin J. Walsh thinks short-term rental companies like Airbnb are having a negative effect on the city's housing market, and he'll walk a fine line to regulate the industry.
The Boston Globe
May 10, 2018, 6am PDT
It's still early in the planning process, but an Automated People Mover could eventually replace buses and shuttles as the airport connection of choice for Logan International Airport.
The Boston Globe
May 9, 2018, 7am PDT
The Boston Planning & Development Agency released a powerful new map of the entire city—complete with layers like shadows, flood plains, and zoning districts—to the public.
The Boston Globe
May 4, 2018, 2pm PDT
A survey of recent planning decisions demonstrates that cities are no longer necessarily looking to more and bigger highways to solve their traffic problems.
The New York Times