3 days ago
More than half of American tenants are rent-burdened, putting them at risk of displacement. A national collaboration with PolicyLink hopes to help.
6 days ago
The compelling reason behind Boston's looking at congestion pricing is traffic congestion, unlike Seattle where it is being viewed as a major way to reduce greenhouse gas reductions and fund public transit.
March 30, 2018, 2pm PDT
A resident in Medford counted 110 planes flying above his house in the span of six hours.
March 25, 2018, 1pm PDT
The city of Boston is in the midst of a housing boom, and the city is considering asking developers to set aside a larger number of their units for affordable housing.
March 23, 2018, 8am PDT
Boston's busiest buses are slow and have lost ridership, the LivableStreets Alliance proposes a plan for changing that.
March 21, 2018, 8am PDT
Blue Cross will pay $18 million for a six-year sponsorship of the Boston-area bikeshare system formerly known as Hubway.
March 15, 2018, 5am PDT
A CommonWealth Magazine editorial argues that gondolas over Summer Street in Boston's Seaport district are less practical than busses, which could avoid traffic with a dedicated lanes.
March 14, 2018, 7am PDT
Roxbury, Mattapan, and parts of Dorchester are dealing with cracked and buckled sidewalks.
March 9, 2018, 2pm PST
Surveys on ride-hailing conducted by regional planning agencies, academic institutions, and public transit agencies throughout the U.S. reviewed by the Associated Press largely led to the same conclusion: more traffic and reduced use of transit.
March 6, 2018, 7am PST
Boston's Seaport District has grown rapidly, and traffic is an ongoing concern. Developers have proposed an interesting solution: aerial trams.
February 26, 2018, 10am PST
The results of a parking pilot project are in.
February 17, 2018, 1pm PST
Though cities hope for an economic boost, these photos show it's far from guaranteed.
February 13, 2018, 7am PST
The city of Boston is trying to establish a model for gentrification mitigation in the Upham's Corner section of Dorchester.
January 18, 2018, 10am PST
Affordability is elusive in many of America's cities, but some of them made concrete efforts to fight that trend in 2017.
January 10, 2018, 1pm PST
After streets in Boston flooded last week, leaving cars frozen in the floodwaters, local leaders are renewing a call for a $10 billion sea wall.
January 5, 2018, 1pm PST
As the state plans a major renovation to the Massachusetts Turnpike, whether an Allston transit hub is built or delayed may determine how effectively the surrounding neighborhood develops.
December 15, 2017, 10am PST
A particularly frustrating 1.2-mile stretch became a whole lot smoother when simple orange cones turned a parking lane and a bike lane into a lane for buses.
December 14, 2017, 9am PST
Fifteen years later, a sports and entertainment district will rise from the parking lots around Boston's Fenway Park.
The Architect's Newspaper
December 8, 2017, 12pm PST
The Boston Globe explores the YIMBY (Yes In My Backyard) movement, as debate over a retail project in East Boston gains pro-development interest.
December 4, 2017, 12pm PST
"Smart city" plans are being announced at a steady clip. The latest master planned "smart city" proposal comes for a former U.S. Navy-owned site near Boston.