Some Suburbs Roll Out YIMBY Welcome Mats

Leaders in Watertown, Needham and elsewhere are looking to go above and beyond the call of the MBTA Communities law even as those in other towns are making headlines with their resistance.

Milton Officials Seek Fallback Rezoning Plan

Milton officials are looking at fast-tracking another multifamily rezoning proposal to conform with the MBTA Communities law in the face of a lawsuit from Attorney General Andrea Campbell and loss of state grants.

Newton Scales Back Transit Zoning Plans

The latest version of Newton’s upzoning plan shrinks the size of buildings and the number of parcels where new housing will be allowed. But officials still think the plan can pass muster under the state’s MBTA Communities zoning reform law.