Massachusetts

April 9, 2019, 12pm PDT
Cambridge, Massachusetts has made a thorough commitment to building robust bike infrastructure with every street repair project.
Streetsblug USA
April 4, 2019, 9am PDT
The mayor of Newton says the city's planning department is stretched too thin, with several ordinances and large development proposals in the works.
The Boston Globe
March 27, 2019, 12pm PDT
Boston has set the same inclusionary zoning requirements for 19 years, and after a busy 2018, the city could be set to require even more affordable housing with each new development.
The Boston Globe
March 20, 2019, 5am PDT
Strong support for local control has made statewide legislation to address the housing affordability crisis difficult to approve in the Bay State.
The Boston Globe
March 15, 2019, 8am PDT
A new analysis of inequality looks at where people go and how they spend their time.
CityLab
March 14, 2019, 7am PDT
A Twitter account is broadcasting its findings about the mood of transit riders in Boston, in real time.
The Boston Globe
March 6, 2019, 5am PST
A new plan will phase out cash fare payments on buses and trolleys, but many of the details are still up in the air.
The Boston Globe
March 1, 2019, 6am PST
Tom Acitelli has been following the intersection of congestion pricing and transportation in Boston, particularly as at affects transit. Noting the landmark agreement on cordon pricing reached in New York on Tuesday, he asks if Boston is ready.
Curbed Boston
Feature
February 27, 2019, 5am PST
Jane Jacobs used vague terms to describe the number of stores necessary for a safe and vibrant streetscape. Here, author Fanis Grammenos attempts to discover a more specific number to attach to this prescription.
Fanis Grammenos
February 26, 2019, 5am PST
A new initiative will fund 10 new developments as the city works to increase available affordable housing.
The Boston Globe
February 24, 2019, 5am PST
The city’s original plan to decrease car ownership isn’t quite panning out, even with more alternative transportation options for residents.
The Boston Globe
February 22, 2019, 9am PST
The Boston area's Metropolitan Area Planning Council has an Artist-in-Residence Program that brings arts to the table as an integral component of the planning process.
Barr Foundation
February 5, 2019, 6am PST
The latest example of the Internet's power to make deliver data and maps to the masses, produced by the Joint Center for Housing Studies of Harvard University.
Joint Center for Housing Studies of Harvard University
January 31, 2019, 6am PST
"It's all about cars and houses," according to the Boston Globe.
Th Boston Globe
January 23, 2019, 2pm PST
The Democratic governor proposed a ban on single-use plastic bags in his state-of-the-state address on Jan. 15. Nearly two years earlier, he signed a bill that prevented New York City from charging for bags as the District of Columbia and Boston do.
The New York Times
January 21, 2019, 9am PST
Los Angeles Metro CEO Phil Washington will recommend to his board next Thursday that they pursue a congestion pricing program to reduce traffic congestion, improve transit, and subsidize transit fares in Los Angeles in time for the 2028 Olympics.
Curbed Los Angeles
January 16, 2019, 12pm PST
The MBTA will use local and FTA monies to bring in the new vehicles which will replace older diesel and hybrid buses aging out of their usable lifespan.
The Boston Herald
January 16, 2019, 7am PST
The MBTA’s plan to repair and improve the ailing system means major service disruptions are likely coming. Officials say they want to minimize the pain and suffering of riders.
The Boston Globe
January 14, 2019, 11am PST
Developers pay impact fees to fund affordable housing and job programs, but the mayor wants the city to have more discretion around changing the requirements.
The Boston Globe
January 11, 2019, 7am PST
The bus lanes have improved travel times, but who should cover the costs isn't entirely clear.
The Boston Globe