Boston

January 6, 2017, 2pm PST
Recently approved changes to the zoning code in South Boston are designed to reduce the number variances granted by the Boston Zoning Board of Appeals. They also increase the number of parking sports required for new developments.
The Boston Globe
January 6, 2017, 11am PST
Boston Mayor, Martin Walsh's, climate change plan is one of the most thorough in the country. The question remains: Will any of the plan be put into action?
Next City
December 16, 2016, 6am PST
Everett, Massachusetts, home to many transit users, is getting a bus lane in the hopes of speeding transit during the morning rush hour.
The Boston Globe
December 11, 2016, 7am PST
Students at Emerson College live with the frustrations of the intersection of Boylston and Tremont streets everyday. They also have ideas for how to fix the intersection.
The Boston Globe
December 9, 2016, 12pm PST
Private companies involved in Boston and Denver rail travel are facing increasingly large fines for service failures, and some are going unpaid.
Governing
December 7, 2016, 1pm PST
The National Association of Realtors weigh in on 2017 housing forecast.
Modern Cities
December 5, 2016, 1pm PST
Diagonal crossings can be the most dangerous for pedestrians and bikers, the "peanutabout" could protect bikers and drivers alike.
Streetsblog USA
November 28, 2016, 11am PST
Recent problems on the commuter rail operations contracted out by the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority and Denver's Regional Transportation District caught the eye of Governing's transportation and infrastructure reporter.
Governing
November 22, 2016, 9am PST
Management from the Boston Red Sox has taken an interest in the planning process by opposing a nearby high-rise development.
Politico
November 16, 2016, 10am PST
Boston residents got their first look earlier this week at the new trains that will grace the T tracks in 2019.
The Boston Globe
November 15, 2016, 7am PST
The lead editorial in the December issue of American Journal of Public Health provides the introduction for two research papers on the relationship between bicycling safety and infrastructure expansion in Boston and Vision Zero in U.S. and Sweden.
American Journal Of Public Health
November 10, 2016, 8am PST
Subdivision Staging Policy stirs passion and, some hope, progress in the Washington, D.C. suburbs of Montgomery County.
The Washington Post
November 3, 2016, 6am PDT
A proposal by on demand bus and shuttle company Bridj would fill a gap in late night service in the Boston area.
Boston Herald
September 12, 2016, 1pm PDT
When more people start looking to buy a home in downtown areas, developers start to build condos. Boston provides the latest case study of this market tendency.
The Boston Globe
September 8, 2016, 6am PDT
A decision to privatize the employment of drivers and maintenance workers, especially for the system's buses, could lead to a wave of layoffs.
The Boston Globe
September 3, 2016, 1pm PDT
Books! Maps! Data! Renderings! What more could you want from one week?
Planetizen
September 1, 2016, 6am PDT
Tactical urbanism is getting a high-profile test run in Boston.
The Boston Globe
August 29, 2016, 8am PDT
What better way to prepare for the city of Boston's first comprehensive planning process in over 50 years that a list of some of the best books on the subject of planning?
Boston.com
August 28, 2016, 1pm PDT
Amtrak will replace, rather than overhaul, aging Acela trains with new, 186-mph trains from French manufacturer, Alstom, though they won't exceed 160 mph. The agreement was announced Friday by VP Joe Biden at Biden Station, Wilmington, Del.
The New York Times
August 26, 2016, 6am PDT
Finally by the state of Massachusetts to set its own speed limits, Boston moved quickly to reduce to reduce its default speed limit to 25 mph.
Boston.com