Infra

Boston’s plans to hold back rising seawater stall amid real estate slowdown

Boston has placed significant aspects of its plan to protect the city from rising sea levels on the actions of private developers. Amid a post-Covid commercial development slump, though, efforts to build protective infrastructure have stalled.When officials approved major...

There are more electric vehicles in Boston, but the region lags behind other metros

Electric vehicle sales have surged in the Boston area, making the region one of the biggest EV markets in the U.S. But experts warn that the pace isn't enough to help the state reach its emission goals, or to...

Signal Infrastructure Group Acquires Sony’s Stake in Public Media Management

BOSTON & DENVER—Signal Infrastructure Group (“SIG”) has announced that they have purchased Sony Electronics Inc.’s interest in Public Media Management (“PMM”), the cloud-based content distribution and master control solution for public television stations. Public Media Venture Group (“PMVG”) retains its...

A Cambridge councilor’s modest April Fool’s proposal: Annex Boston

It's no joke: There was once a plan to make Cambridge the capital of Massachusetts. On this April Fool's Day, at least once city councilor in the city wants that moniker back.Field Guide to Boston: Discover — and rediscover...

After Baltimore bridge collapse, officials reassure bridges in Mass. are safe

The state of Massachusetts has a little under 8,000 bridges, with the Tobin Bridge being the largest in New England. The Tobin is also a truss bridge like the one that collapsed in Baltimore, Maryland, and after the bridge tragedy,...

Wu, Healey react to Baltimore bridge collapse:

BOSTON - The safety of Massachusetts bridges is top of mind for Gov. Maura Healey and Boston Mayor Michelle Wu after the collapse of the Francis Scott Key Bridge in Baltimore early Tuesday morning.Several people were unaccounted for after...

Update on Mass. bridges, port safety update after Baltimore tragedy

Massachusetts Gov. Maura Healey was supposed to be meeting with Maryland Gov. Wes Moore on Tuesday but instead found herself offering the state's support over the Baltimore bridge tragedy, which she called "absolutely devastating and heartbreaking." Healey said she...

POV: Was the Francis Scott Key Bridge Disaster Avoidable?

The tragic and instant collapse of the Francis Scott Key Bridge in Baltimore in the early hours of Tuesday, March 26, after a cargo ship apparently lost power and consequently lost steering, causing it to ram into one of...

Federal funding pushes Allston Mass. Pike megaproject forward, says MassDOT secretary

A $335 million federal funding award clears a "major, major hurdle" for an infrastructure megaproject in Allston that will provide long-awaited access to the Charles River waterfront and push the state closer to a westward passenger rail expansion, a...

Inside Massachusetts’ push to lean into applied AI

For better or worse, artificial intelligence is part of our world. Each day, A.I. software is learning new skills, whether it’s answering questions, writing stories or generating images. But for Gov. Maura Healey, the focus is on the future of...

Latest News

Daily horoscope for June 22, 2024

Moon Alert: There are no restrictions to shopping or important decisions today. The Moon is in Sagittarius. Happy Birthday for...