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TRA managing MBTA selling of former ferry terminal in Quincy

Thomas Grillo | Boston Business Journal The MBTA is selling the former ferry terminal building and the 7.8-acre parcel at the Fore River Shipyard on Washington Street at the Fore River Bridge in Quincy. The T is seeking bidders for... Continue Reading →

Massachusetts Senate approves transportation bond bill

The Associated Press  BOSTON -€” The Massachusetts Senate has approved a bill authorizing $13 billion in capital spending over the next five years to pay for upgrades to the state's transportation system. The bill includes $1.5 billion in spending over... Continue Reading →

New Zoning Looks to Revamp Boston’s Largest Industry Hub

Nate Boroyan | City News The Boston Redevelopment Authority and the MBTA have been working together to create a hotbed industrial and manufacturing zone within the City, at the crossroads of four distinct neighborhoods. The Newmarket Industrial-Commercial Neighborhood District, a chunk of... Continue Reading →

Construction begins for 40-unit affordable housing building in Cambridge, MA

Cambridge Wicked Local Nauset Construction announced Feb. 3 that construction is underway for Temple Place, a six-story apartment complex that will provide 40 units of affordable housing to Cambridge residents. The $11 million project will be built on the site... Continue Reading →

MBTA head receives humanitarian leadership award from Transportation Research Board

Matt Rocheleau | The transportation division of the National Research Council has named MBTA General Manager Beverly A. Scott the recipient of a biennial award recognizing humanitarian leadership. The Sharon D. Banks Award for Humanitarian Leadership in Transportation has... Continue Reading →

New Jersey’s transit hubs first stop for development

Gary Steinfield | New Jersey’s commuter rail stations and the underused properties near them are emerging from the recession as potential sources of untapped economic development and new tax revenue. Prior to the economic downturn, many of these properties... Continue Reading →

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