March 14, 2018, 7am PDT
Roxbury, Mattapan, and parts of Dorchester are dealing with cracked and buckled sidewalks.
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 25, 2018, 1pm PST
Even the best intentions need funding.
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 17, 2018, 10am PST
A statewide zoning reform bill that made it part of the way through the Massachusetts State Legislature in 2016 is back up for consideration this year.
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 11, 2017, 11am PST
The state of Massachusetts has set a goal to add 135,000 new housing units over the next eight years. To achieve that goal, the state will provide incentives for cities that streamline development approval.
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.
November 30, 2017, 10am PST
Boston economists are sounding the alarm: while the city itself is adding plenty of housing, there's not a lot happening in the suburbs. That may adversely affect older folks who want to sell and younger people looking to buy.
November 14, 2017, 2pm PST
Traffic officials around the world are testing 3-D crosswalks in hopes of slowing traffic, and having some success
October 25, 2017, 9am PDT
Being able to get groceries without a car can be a big draw in walkable, mixed use neighborhoods. Many Boston grocers and developers are taking that to heart.
October 11, 2017, 1pm PDT
The city hopes to accelerate development and mitigate flood risk along the industrial Fort Point Channel with a string of new parks.
September 24, 2017, 1pm PDT
Larger universities, like Boston University, have begun swallowing up smaller schools that offer new students and a goldmine of real estate in dense urban areas.
September 4, 2017, 9am PDT
Massachusetts officials will consider zoning changes for an area of Boston's waterfront until November—well beyond the expected due date in August.
August 23, 2017, 1pm PDT
Underwater parking garages have been constructed in Europe, and Boston seems like the perfect opportunity to bring the idea to the United States.
August 9, 2017, 1pm PDT
A new city report provides data on the number of affordable housing units built in the city of Boston as a result of the Inclusionary Development Policy.
July 17, 2017, 1pm PDT
Planners worry that the success of the waterfront district has led to its overdevelopment.
July 5, 2017, 6am PDT
Controversy seems to follow natural gas pipelines everywhere they go, including New England.
May 25, 2017, 8am PDT
A college soccer coach's disproved theory that claims artificial truf causes cancer refuses to die.
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.