Dan Atkinson

Underground Mural Project gets underway in Boston

The area underneath I-93 will see eight new murals from local and international painters next week as part of an installation that artists and high-end developers say bridges their communities. The second Underground Mural Project kicks off Monday, as eight artists will spend the week installing...

Friday, June 21, 2019, 4:22 PM

Drone Zone: Mass. seeks to ascend with ambitious unmanned aerial initiative

State officials are looking to turn Massachusetts into “the foremost drone ecosystem in the nation,” but haven’t finalized a privacy policy on drone use, which civil liberties groups said should not be left up in the air. The state Department of Transportation is calling for consultants to assist...

Wednesday, June 5, 2019, 3:22 PM

MBTA hunts for new revenue

The MBTA plans to spend up to a million dollars to study changes to parking and other potential development at its properties. Transportation watchdogs say the research could lead to more modernization of stations and bring in more revenue, but stress that the process needs to be handled carefully...

Tuesday, June 4, 2019, 8:19 PM

Boston looks to expand DriveBoston

More parking spots may soon be used for carshare vehicles on residential roads in the Hub as officials look to expand the DriveBoston program, in which the city rents out spaces in municipal lots and on neighborhood blocks to private companies like Zipcar. According to a request for bids issued...

Wednesday, May 15, 2019, 1:51 PM

Heavy toll: Mass. considers new road fees, commissions yet another traffic study

As state officials re-up a $1.5 million contract to study new tolls, legislators and transportation advocates say the mood has changed on Beacon Hill toward adding new road fees in order to reduce congestion and pay for infrastructure needs. According to some lawmakers, drivers are actually open...

Thursday, May 9, 2019, 8:01 PM