Massachusetts

14 hours ago
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
Yesterday
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
2 days ago
Construction and increased traffic have Bostonian drivers complaining about slow highways on the city’s East Side.
The Boston Globe
4 days ago
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
December 4, 2018, 5am PST
The North-South Rail Link has been under discussion in the Boston region for Decades now. A new 'Rail Vision' process continues the discussion again.
Sentinel & Enterprise News
December 1, 2018, 9am PST
The Accelerating Climate Resiliency Mini Grant Program will award grants to six to 15 projects, policies, and actions to protect people from the impacts of climate change.
Metropolitan Area Planning Council
November 30, 2018, 7am PST
While not yet widely implemented in the United States, scramble intersections make life considerably safer and easier for pedestrians and drivers.
Strong Towns
November 15, 2018, 6am PST
The front lines of the short-term rental wars shift to the city of Boston.
The Boston Globe
November 1, 2018, 6am PDT
The city seeks to incubate creative ideas in the public interest.
The Boston Globe
October 29, 2018, 6am PDT
Politico makes the team at TransitMatters in Boston nationally famous.
Politico Magazine
October 19, 2018, 9am PDT
With the news of the UN Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change's report predicting dire consequences of climate change and seal level rise still fresh, the city of Boston has released a plan for how it will shore up its coastline.
The Architect's Newspaper
October 18, 2018, 10am PDT
California gets most of the attention, but states all over the country are removing some of the vestiges of local control to help spur housing development, require affordable housing, and control the skyrocketing cost of housing.
Pew Stateline
October 18, 2018, 8am PDT
Mayors from 15 cities in the Boston region want to add 185,000 new units by 2030 in response to the housing shortage driving up prices in the region.
Metropolitan Area Planning Council
October 18, 2018, 5am PDT
A missing link in Boston's subway system could be built for a lower price and on an accelerated timeline.
Boston Globe
October 16, 2018, 6am PDT
Over ten years after the Big Dig finally completed construction, more and more people in Boston are willing to say the project was worth all the trouble.
Bisnow Boston
October 13, 2018, 5am PDT
A report suggests that the older a state is, the more likely it is that special interests have entrenched themselves, negatively impacting the public purse.
Governing
October 12, 2018, 8am PDT
The British firm Scape says it wants to spend $1 billion to build privately operated student housing in Boston. Unaffiliated with any one school, the concept is already popular in London.
The Boston Globe