Massachusetts

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
January 8, 2019, 2pm PST
California and Massachusetts use the same name for climate change legislation, Global Warming Solutions Act, and set the same target date for reductions, 2020. Both achieved their targets 2016, but the Bay State had a tougher goal to meet.
WBUR
January 7, 2019, 11am PST
East Coast transit systems used to be the envy of other cities, but now the West Coast is taking big steps to expand their networks.
The New York Times
January 7, 2019, 6am PST
The Massachusetts Legislature approved a tax on short-term rentals in July 2018 only to have Governor Charlie Baker amend the bill. The amendments proved only a temporary setback.
Mass Live
December 28, 2018, 7am PST
A closer look at commuting and ridership shows the differences between urban and suburban transit patterns.
Pedestrian Observations
December 20, 2018, 1pm PST
Nine Mid-Atlantic and Northeast states and the District of Columbia have agreed to work together to develop a policy to price emissions from transportation, set a 'cap' on them, and invest the revenues in low carbon transportation solutions.
The Boston Globe
December 18, 2018, 12pm PST
A long awaited report on the future of transportation in the Bay State was released last Friday. Among the recommendations: a phaseout on the sales of gas and diesel powered light duty vehicles and allowing cities to enact cordon congestion pricing.
The Boston Globe
December 17, 2018, 6am PST
MassDOT and cycling advocates don’t agree on what should happen to the Longfellow Bridge’s bike lane in the coming months.
The Boston Globe
December 16, 2018, 5am PST
Construction and increased traffic have Bostonian drivers complaining about slow highways on the city’s East Side.
The Boston Globe
December 14, 2018, 11am PST
Several states, and even the federal government, are considering adopting carbon pricing plans.
InsideClimate News
December 6, 2018, 8am PST
November's bombshell news about the partnership between Virgin and Brightline has now yielded ambitious plans for private investment in intercity rail service.
Atlanta Business Chronicle
December 6, 2018, 7am PST
Streetfilms explores the efforts of cities in the Boston region tp redesign bus operations.
Streetsblog USA
December 5, 2018, 6am PST
Massive projects stayed a dream in 20th century Boston. Lessons from the failed ideas of the past inform a more complete understanding of the city in the 21st century.
The Boston Globe