The Boston Planning & Development Agency Meeting (BPDA) is the municipal planning and development agency for the City of Boston, working on both housing and commercial developments. The Board of Directors meet monthly with developers, businesses and residents to provide direction for development in the City of Boston.
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Orange Line Closure: 'Significant Congestion' In Boston Area For All
The Orange Line closure Friday will ripple across all transportation routes, including roads and highways, officials warned Monday.
Boston creates shuttle bus lanes ahead of MBTA Orange Line shutdown
Preparations are underway in Boston ahead of an unprecedented overhaul of the MBTA's Orange Line. New road markings will make more room for shuttle buses when a 30-day shutdown of the Orange Line ...
Boston completes plans to strengthen all 47 miles of coastline against flooding
Coastal flooding is a legitimate threat to the safety of many, and the likelihood of flooding will only increase over the coming years.
Boston pushes to promote diversity in city development projects
A new policy requires project applicants to share plans about management roles for women, people of color, and minority- and women-owned businesses.
Battenfeld: Boston to Orange Line riders — Ride a bike!
While the T’s main alternative is shuttle buses, the ultra-woke Wu administration put out a breathtaking release suggesting people take those ubiquitous, ungainly Bluebikes during the Orange Line ...
MBTA unveils ‘Rider’s Guide to Planning Ahead’ as Orange Line shutdown looms
The MBTA is encourages those who can work from home to do so and for the public that needs to travel, to consider alternative travel options,” according to a statement from the MBTA.
In a first, Boston to urge developers to disclose diversity of project teams and investors
It’s part of a broader effort by the Wu administration to encourage more diversity in Boston’s largely white, largely-male development industry.
Boston To Require Developers Going Through City Review To Disclose Diversity Of Project Teams
Mayor Michelle Wu and Planning Chief Arthur Jemison revealed a new DEI policy for any developers with projects of over 20K SF going through city review.
Boston Set to Require Diversity Data on Private Real Estate Projects
The proposed requirement, which would apply to projects over 20,000 square feet (1,858 square meters), aims to address the longstanding lack of diversity in the city’s commercial real estate industry.
Boston Asks Developers to Disclose WMBE Participation
Developers of large projects proposed in Boston will be asked to disclose their plans to ensure project teams are diverse, Mayor Michelle Wu announced Thursday morning.
Boston wants to be first city in the nation to require DEI disclosures from developers
Boston Mayor Michelle Wu and planning chief Arthur Jemison detailed a plan on Thursday to require large development projects across the city to disclose how many people of color and women they employ, ...
Boston Adds Teeth To Longstanding Rule Requiring Developers To Fund Childcare
Developers in Boston haven't been consistently paying a required fee to fund childcare facilities, but Mayor Michelle Wu aims to change that with a new action.