May 12, 2017, 10am PDT
Massachusetts is showing all signs of a state that has recovered the water it lost during a two-year drought.
May 2, 2017, 6am PDT
In honor of the pioneering urbanist, who would have been 101 years old this week, citizens are organizing "Jane's Walks" in cities across the globe.
April 26, 2017, 2pm PDT
Donald Trump rode waves of anti-urban sentiment to the White House. But is some city smugness forgivable if urban economies subsidize rural places?
April 10, 2017, 6am PDT
If Republicans at the federal level succeed in pushing more transportation funding to the state level, more states will have to consider the path of states like Rhode Island, Texas, and, now, Massachusetts.
April 7, 2017, 10am PDT
By summer, the empty and derelict land beneath the Southeast Expressway in Boston's South End will become and active, art-filled park.
April 6, 2017, 6am PDT
A revised plan to extend the MBTA's Green Line light rail line into Somerville and Medford required approval from the state (approved last May) and the Federal Transit Authority (approved this week).
March 29, 2017, 10am PDT
Transgender apartment hunters regularly encounter "discrimination with a smile," according to a new study.
March 22, 2017, 9am PDT
Sesame Street, which would lose federal support if some of the cuts proposed by the Trump Administration's draft budget go into effect, has been lampooning Donald Trump since long before he became president.
March 20, 2017, 1pm PDT
A land use attorney and planning instructor at MIT and Harvard University takes to the pages of The Boston Globe to explain planning to the audience of a new era.
March 9, 2017, 7am PST
A Massachusetts regional planning agency says many of Boston's neighborhoods have too many unused parking spaces.
February 12, 2017, 11am PST
An in-depth look into the political controversies stirred up in the Boston neighborhood of Jamaica Plain as a result of a proposed, density-adding zoning plan.
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.
January 2, 2017, 9am PST
Harvard Square in Cambridge is facing another round of developments, and residents are worries the changes could come at the expense of the character of the famous location.
December 29, 2016, 6am PST
The city of Cambridge has until April to decide on a proposed policy that would greatly expand the number of affordable units required in new development projects.
December 25, 2016, 5am PST
Drivers get a sticker for their rear view mirrors, and bikers get the gift of knowing that people behind the wheel share the responsibility for road safety.
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.
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.
December 1, 2016, 11am PST
The companies' agreement with Governor Charlie Baker's administration requires a state-run check in addition to the usual check through an independent contractor. Fingerprinting, however, will not be required.
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.
November 1, 2016, 2pm PDT
After receiving a large grant to study poverty and income inequality, the Hutchins Center of African and African-American Studies finds itself having to justify the need to study the problems, rather than spending that money on programs or services.