MBTA Unveils Radical Rethink of Bus Network

Everett, Lynn and Roxbury are among the areas where MBTA bus service would increase significantly under a new plan rolled out Monday, but funding and staffing uncertainty pose obstacles for the effort to reimagine a core pillar of the agency’s operations.

Mass. Gateway Cities See Price Records

Sales of homes and condominiums in these mid-sized, older industrial hubs are rising as buyers, many of them first-timers, search for more affordable alternatives after being priced out of Boston and its ever more expensive suburbs.

No Letup in Demand for Everett Sites

Ample choice of redevelopment parcels, upcoming transit extension and a pro-growth administration created a formula for an apartment boom in Everett that shows no sign of abating.

Everett Shows What Housing Leadership Looks Like

With 3,000 units proposed or under development in Everett’s commercial “triangle” district south of Revere Beach Parkway and more to come, readers should be cheering Mayor Carlo DeMaria and other city leaders for setting an example others in Greater Boston should follow.

Cities Announce 14 Miles of New Bus Lanes

The MBTA and city officials in Boston, Somerville, Everett and Chelsea will install up to 14 miles of dedicated bus lanes across the region through the spring, a project that they said will help minimize the risks of COVID-19 for bus commuters.

State Issues Map of High COVID-19 Infection Rates

Gov. Charlie Baker launched a new colored-coded system to label cities and towns based of the severity of their COVID-19 infection rates on Tuesday, initiating a targeted approach to virus containment that he said should help inform and guide the state, communities and their residents in making decisions about how to contain the coronavirus’s spread.