Local advocates say the lack of action to fix dangerous Beacon Street is emblematic of Walsh's timid approach to the problem.
The most dangerous metro area in America for walking is Fort Myers, Florida. The area has a committed group of reformers who've been making some strides, but a recent report shows more must be done.
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Pulitzer Prize-winning author Francis Fitzgerald joins the podcast this week to talk about her 1986 book, Cities on a Hill. We discuss the different “visionary” communities described in the book, including Rajneeshpuram in Oregon, San Francisco’s Castro district, Sun City retirement communities, and Jerry Falwell’s moral majority in Lynchburg, Virginia.
Donald Trump's first budget will reportedly follow a blueprint for extreme spending cuts laid out by the Heritage Foundation. That could spell disaster for cities, since Heritage recommends eliminating federal support for transit.
The suburban commuters the Downtown Crossing bridge was built for don't seem to appreciate it that much. Traffic cameras show the costly new bridge nearly empty at rush hour.