Massachusetts

September 20, 2017, 5am PDT
Boston residents didn't like being charged more for parking at peak hours in the Seaport and the Back Bay, and Mayor Martin J. Walsh has heard their complaints.
Boston Herald
September 19, 2017, 1pm PDT
A second catastrophic hurricane is on track to devastate much of the Caribbean, barely two weeks after category five Hurricane Irma departed. In addition to Maria, a much weaker Hurricane Jose will affect the Mid-Atlantic and New England.
CNN
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.
The Boston Globe
August 25, 2017, 5am PDT
Guinness World Records is on the line.
NECN
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.
The Boston Globe
August 22, 2017, 9am PDT
Rather than focusing only on which streets are most dangerous, Boston officials asked which neighborhoods wanted safety improvements to slow traffic, 45 different communities around the city said they did.
Next City
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.
The Boston Globe
July 17, 2017, 1pm PDT
Planners worry that the success of the waterfront district has led to its overdevelopment.
The Boston Globe
July 14, 2017, 8am PDT
Researchers at MIT and Harvard believe that their computer vision system (i.e., artificial intelligence) helps reveal fundamental characteristics of neighborhood change.
MIT News
July 5, 2017, 6am PDT
Controversy seems to follow natural gas pipelines everywhere they go, including New England.
The Boston Globe
June 6, 2017, 12pm PDT
States and cities are reacting to President Trump's withdrawal from the Paris Climate Agreement on Thursday. Three states formed the U.S. Climate Alliance; by Monday, it had grown to 13. Initially 30 mayors signed in support; it's now over 200.
Planetizen
May 25, 2017, 6am PDT
A new branch of the Lincoln Institute will focus on water planning, especially in the western United States.
The Daily Sentinel
May 22, 2017, 2pm PDT
The only state where fuel cell electric vehicles can be leased is California where 30 hydrogen refueling stations exist now, with 100 planned to be in operation by 2020. Almost no public refueling stations exist elsewhere, but that's about to change.
The New York Times
May 15, 2017, 9am PDT
In a few years, Maryland is expected to be the nation's leader in offshore renewable wind power made possible by the Public Service Commission's approval on May 11 of credits to two projects by U.S. Wind and Skipjack Offshore Energy.
Planetizen
May 13, 2017, 11am PDT
The American Council for an Energy Efficient Economy has released its third biannual City Energy Efficiency Scorecard.
Next City
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.
The Boston Globe
May 11, 2017, 11am PDT
After several years, Sen. Jim Beall's persistent efforts to address the state's $130 billion road and bridge shortfall finally passed the legislature, but Assemblyman Travis Allen hopes to repeal the 12-cent tax hike through the initiative process.
The Sacramento Bee - Capitol Alert
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.
The Boston Globe
April 18, 2017, 7am PDT
MIT's Transit Lab created a ridership model called Origin Destination Transfer (ODX) that the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority is using to make incremental changes to the region's bus system.
CityLab
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.
The Boston Globe