Massachusetts

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
April 7, 2017, 10am PDT
By summer, the empty and derelict land beneath the Southeast Expressway in Boston's South End will become and active, art-filled park.
The Boston Globe
April 6, 2017, 6am PDT
A revised plan to extend the MBTA's Green Line light rail line into Somerville and Medford required approval from the state (approved last May) and the Federal Transit Authority (approved this week).
The Boston Globe
March 30, 2017, 5am PDT
The League of American Bicyclists publishes a Bicycle Friendly State ranking as part of its Bicycle Friendly State program.
Next City
March 29, 2017, 10am PDT
Transgender apartment hunters regularly encounter "discrimination with a smile," according to a new study.
The Boston Globe
March 24, 2017, 7am PDT
As President Trump rolls back climate and energy regulations, many states are attempting to require utilities to get more power from renewable sources. Also, fewer states are attempting to reduce or eliminate renewable energy requirements.
E&E News [Subscription]
March 20, 2017, 1pm PDT
A land use attorney and planning instructor at MIT and Harvard University takes to the pages of The Boston Globe to explain planning to the audience of a new era.
The Boston Globe
March 9, 2017, 7am PST
A Massachusetts regional planning agency says many of Boston's neighborhoods have too many unused parking spaces.
The Boston Globe
February 27, 2017, 9am PST
A new study explores how the built environment influences vehicle miles traveled.
Streetsblog USA
February 12, 2017, 11am PST
An in-depth look into the political controversies stirred up in the Boston neighborhood of Jamaica Plain as a result of a proposed, density-adding zoning plan.
The Boston Globe
January 25, 2017, 1pm PST
Making the case for reduced speed limits is a matter of life and death.
Walk Arlington
January 13, 2017, 9am PST
The Department of Housing and Urban Development announced another round of Choice Neighborhood grants in December, awarding five communities a total of $132 million in grant funding.
U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development
January 6, 2017, 2pm PST
Recently approved changes to the zoning code in South Boston are designed to reduce the number variances granted by the Boston Zoning Board of Appeals. They also increase the number of parking sports required for new developments.
The Boston Globe